Date: Mon Nov 19 08:50:38 2007

Author: Steve Wonnell

Subject: Re: Lifting Plate

Post:

Hi all,

I think Van wants a different demo than what folks seem to have in mind.
He's referring to the demo where air blows radially out between two
plates, supporting weights ** hung from the bottom plate. *** not riding
on the top plate.

-- Steve





On Fri, 16 Nov 2007, Van Bistrow wrote:

> Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2007 11:12:46 -0600
> From: Van Bistrow
> Reply-To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> Subject: [tap-l] Lifting Plate
>
> Dear Tappers,
>
> Has anyone scaled up the lifting plate demo listed below to lift a
> person? What would it take to do so? What pressure? What flow rate?
> What area plates?
>
> 2C20.40 lifting plate Air blowing out between two horizontal plates
> supports a mass.
>
> Thanks!
> Van
>
> Van Bistrow
> Director, Instructional Laboratories
> and Lecture Facilities
> Department of Physics
> University of Chicago
> Phone: 773-702-7013
> Fax: 773-702-7018

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