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written by Ron Galli
The Website provides access to a Physics Teacher article and video explaining the operation and principles involved in the flip of a falling cat. The author has devised a mechanical prototype of the cat to support his arguments.

Please note that this resource requires Quicktime.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Rotational Dynamics
= Conservation of Angular Momentum
= Moment of Inertia
- Lower Undergraduate
- Middle School
- High School
- Informal Education
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Demonstration
= Model
- Reference Material
= Article
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Educators
- Learners
- General Publics
- video/quicktime
- application/pdf
- text/html
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Does not have a copyright, license, or other use restriction.
Gally cat, angular momentum, cat, cat fall, cat flip, mechanical model, model, muscles, pipes and springs, torque
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created June 17, 2011 by Taha Mzoughi
Record Updated:
June 17, 2011 by Taha Mzoughi
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AIP Format
R. Galli, , WWW Document, (
R. Galli, Cat-Twist, <>.
APA Format
Galli, R. (n.d.). Cat-Twist. Retrieved May 28, 2024, from
Chicago Format
Galli, Ron. Cat-Twist. (accessed 28 May 2024).
MLA Format
Galli, Ron. Cat-Twist. 28 May 2024 <>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Author = "Ron Galli", Title = {Cat-Twist}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {28 May 2024}, Year = {} }
Refer Export Format

%A Ron Galli %T Cat-Twist %U %O video/quicktime

EndNote Export Format

%0 Electronic Source %A Galli, Ron %T Cat-Twist %V 2024 %N 28 May 2024 %9 video/quicktime %U

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