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Double Wheel Gyro
# 1Q50.25


MOVIES
320x240 630K Same spin
160x120 378K Same spin
320x240 599K Opposite spin
160x120 347K Opposite spin
Description: Two wheels are mounted coaxially on the end of a pivoting rod. Try the standard demos with the wheels rotating in the same direction and in the oposite directions.

Parts: Pasco Demonstration Gyroscope

Purchased/Built: purchased

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Source: Pasco Scientific

Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 07-13 The double bike wheel gyro precesses when both wheels rotate in the same direction. Has a nonstandard mount.
The Physics Teacher TPT 22(5),324 Two bike wheels are mounted on the same axle. The standard demos are done with the wheels rotating in the same and opposite directions.
The American Journal of Physics AJP 41(1),131 Do the standard single bike wheel demos with two coaxial bike wheels counter rotating.

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