Newton's Yo-Yo

1N30.101 | Ad2
Catalog: 
1N30.101
Location: 
Ad2
Room: 
F173
Condition: 
Good
Quantity: 
2
1
  • A common toy that demonstrates collisions of two equal masses
    A common toy that demonstrates collisions of two equal masses
Date Added: 
Monday, May 24, 2004 - 12:00am
Description: 

This is a common toy comprised of two balls on a rigid bifilar support and revolve about an axis (see picture). When one ball collides it comes to rest sending the other off at the same speed. Other motions are also possible.

Purpose: 
To demonstrate the conservation of momentum and energy.
Complete: 
Yes