Previous Next

Rolling Uphill
# 1K10.50

Description: Disk has a hidden weight. The disk will roll uphill when the disk is placed so that the weight is uphill from the disk's geometric center as shown in the diagram.

Parts: rolling uphill disk

Purchased/Built: built

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 03-25 A loaded disc can roll up an incline.
Sutton M-35 A large wood disc weighted on one side will roll uphill or to the edge of a table and back.
Freier and Anderson Mp-3 A loaded disc is put on an inclined plane so it rolls uphill or rolls to the edge of the lecture bench and back.

Keyword Search:
complete words only, or parts of other words?

Home Manual Demo Suggestions

NCSU Physics Demonstrations
© 2010, North Carolina State University Department of Physics. The design of this site nor the
contents may be copied without the express written permission of the NC State University Department of Physics.

North Carolina State University
All Rights Reserved, 2011