1J Statics of Rigid Bodies

Torque wrench - Video

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Catalog: 
1J40.15
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A torque wrench is used to break aluminum and steel bolts.

Toppling cylinders - Video

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Catalog: 
1J11.11B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia: The standard leaning tower and an upright cylinder that topples when the cap is removed. It has two balls in the tube.

Meter stick balance - Video

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Catalog: 
1J40.20B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Use a meter stick, suspended at the center, as a torque balance.

Double cone on an inclined plane

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Catalog: 
1J11.50A
Location: 
Ab5
The double cone appears to roll uphill.

Hinge board - Video

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Catalog: 
1J40.21
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Use a spring scale to lift a hinged board from various points along the board.

Balance the cone - video

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Catalog: 
1J20.11
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia: Balance a cone, show a block is stable and a sphere is neutral.

Torque wheel - Video

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Catalog: 
1J40.25
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Use a wheel with coaxial pulleys of 5, 10, 15 and 20 cm to show static equilibrium of combinations of weights at various radii.

Balancing bird

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Catalog: 
1J20.36
Location: 
Ab5
A bird with weighted wing tips balances on its beak

Loaded beam/bridge - Video

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Catalog: 
1J40.40C
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A plank rests on two spring scales forming a bridge. Move a toy truck across.

Tightrope walking - Video

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Catalog: 
1J20.45B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia: A toy clown rides a unicycle on a wire.

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