Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 10:27:04 -0700

Author: "Zigmund J. Peacock"

Subject: Re: Spherical Magnets

Post:

Paul, that's what Spellckeckers for EH.. grin
Zig

paul o johnson wrote:

> Not only do you have a lens law tube, Zig, but you also have a Lenz's law
> tube.
>
> poj
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Zigmund J. Peacock"
> To: "tap-l"
> Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 5:26 PM
> Subject: Spherical Magnets
>
> > Tappers, I just finished making what I think is a cool idea for the
> > 3/4" spherical magnets.
> > I took a couple of feet of 1.5" ID acrylic tube and machined caps
> > for the ends. Then glued a 1/4" x 1.5 circle of Sorbathane to the caps.
> > Inside the tube I put a length of 1" x 1" x 1/8" Aluminum angle and
> > a Spherical magnet.
> > "Ta Da" I have a lens law tube that can be passed around, that the
> > students can see up close and personal.
> > More importantly the little beggers can't swipe the magnet, lose
> > the magnet, or worse get it covered with debris from the floor.
> > I post a photo Vacek's site. Zig
> > --
> > Zigmund J. Peacock
> > WWW.physics.utah.edu/people/staff/peacock.html
> > University of Utah/Physics
> > peacock@physics.utah.edu
> > 115 SOUTH 1400 EAST #201 Tel 801 581 6602
> > SALT LAKE CITY UT 84112-0830 Fax 801 581 4801
> >
> > "We sleep safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in
> > the night to do violence to those who would do us harm"
> > -- George Orwell
> >
> > "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good
> > men do nothing!"
> > -- Edmund Burke
> >
> >

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University of Utah/Physics
peacock@physics.utah.edu
115 SOUTH 1400 EAST #201 Tel 801 581 6602
SALT LAKE CITY UT 84112-0830 Fax 801 581 4801

"We sleep safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in
the night to do violence to those who would do us harm"
-- George Orwell

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good
men do nothing!"
-- Edmund Burke

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