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Collision Balls
# 1N30.10


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One ball released 356K 320X240
One ball released 252K 160X140
Two balls released 400K 320X240
Two balls released 292K 160X140
Description: Observe the effect of displacing different numbers of balls. Try one ball first, then two and so on up to five balls at once.

Parts: reaction balls apparatus

Purchased/Built: purchased

Quant. in Demo Room: 2

Source: Edmund Scientific

Demo References
Hilton M-15a.1 Two balls, five balls, six balls on bifilar suspension.
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 05-01 Two balls of equal mass collide, then balls of various mass ratios are used. Collisions with a string of equal balls are also demonstrated.
Meiners 9-5.3 Eleven billiard balls on bifilar suspension.
The American Journal of Physics AJP 30(10),767 Weigh the balls at the store to get nearly equal masses.

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