Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 10:35:42 -0400

Author: Ed Sabol

Subject: Re: Inertia Ball


It is also depicted in Professor Clint Sprott's
Physics Demonstrations 1992 ISBN 0-03-075896-3 Saunders College Publishing

From: "Jerry DiMarco"
Sent: Wednesday, May 15, 2002 10:13 AM
Subject: Re: Inertia Ball

> In the Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations, they have the
> inertia ball on disc 2 demo 13. There may be other video clips but I
> have to check around. There are a wealth of related demos in the DCS,
> section 1F20 - Inertia of Rest. Two that seem to be very similar to
> inertia ball are inertia stick and inertia block...
> Jerry
> At 5/15/2002 06:12 AM, you wrote:
> >I will be doing a demonstration for alumnae soon.
> >I plan to do an inertia ball demonstration. i.e. I plan to tie
> >two strings to a weight and hang the weight by one of them.
> >If I pull slowly on the bottom one, the upper one
> >breaks. If I pull quickly, the lower one breaks.
> >Do any of you know of any videos (especially high speed videos) of this?
> >Also, can you suggest any related demos?