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Toast Falling from Table Tracker Experiment Documents

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Main Document

Falling Toast and Murphy's Law Tracker Experiment 

written by Maria Vélez, Juan Alberto Cano Díez, Jimena Fernández del Valle, Alba Fernández Vázquez, Sergio García Pajares, and Héctor Bolaños Chamorro

Murphy law with a toast

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Primary Documents

Falling Toast Rotation about Center of Mass 

The rotation of the toast end points relative to the Center of Mass is displayed.

Last Modified April 29, 2019

Supplemental Documents

Falling Toast Experiment Description 

In the first Tracker file, the motion of the toast end points and its Center of Mass is analyzed as it falls from a high table. The center of mass follows an approximately parabolic motion with a certain horizontal friction. In the second file the rotation of the toast end points relative to the Center of Mass is displayed.

Last Modified April 29, 2019

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