1J Statics of Rigid Bodies

Sail against the wind-Video

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Catalog: 
1J30.60B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia : Use a skateboard cart with a foam core sail

Waddling Duck

Tap the ducks tail and it waddles down the incline.
Catalog: 
1J11.101
Location: 
Ab5
The toy duck waddles down an incline due to the position of the center of mass.

Egg crusher - Video

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Catalog: 
1J30.75
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A raw egg can be squeezed between two hard foam rubber pads with a force of over 150 lbs.

Meter stick balance

Catalog: 
1J40.20A
Location: 
Ab2
Meter stick balance (white plastic)

Arm model - Video

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Catalog: 
1J40.75
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Use an arm model simulating both biceps and triceps muscles to throw a ball.

Irregular object center of mass - Video

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Catalog: 
1J10.12B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia: Suspend an irregular object from several points and find the center of mass with a plumb bob.

Torque (grip) bar - Video

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Catalog: 
1J40.10B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Use wrist strength to lift a weight suspended at various distances from the handle.

Loaded beam - moving scales - Video

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Catalog: 
1J10.20
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Slide your fingers under a meter stick to find the center of mass.

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.

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