Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 09:04:14 -0600 (CST)

Author: Dale Stille

Subject: Re:vortex cannon

Post:


JZ,

It's a good Wow-er for demo shows and outreach, but the only class I've
used it in is our upper level fluid mechanics course.

Later,
Dale

On Tue, 19 Nov 2002, Gerald Zani wrote:

> Tappers,
>
> What physics does the vortex ring show? What class would need it, and why?
>
> This demo was recently voted off the PIRA 200 list by the Bib committee
> because it is not pertinent to the classroom. No one can explain it. Is
> it purely demo show wow-er? Jerry
>
>
> Gerald Zani e-mail: Gerald_Zani@brown.edu
> Manager of Demonstrations phone: (401) 863-3964
> Department of Physics FAX: (401) 863-2024
> Brown University Providence, RI 02912-1843 USA
>
> URL http://www.physics.brown.edu/users/staff/zani/index.html
> URL http://www.physics.brown.edu/Studies/Demo/
>
> Do a little more of that work which you have confessed to be good,
> Which you feel that society and your most Just Judge rightly demand of you.
> Cultivate the tree which you have found to bear fruit in your soil.
> If you have any experiments you would like to try, try them.
> Now's your chance.
> Henry David Thoreau, Journal entry, 1850.
>
>

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