Date: Fri, 06 May 2011 14:10:34
Author: --- Jerry DiMarco
Subject: Re: Invisible force - stick-slip motion demo
Yes, I understand now. That's a very clever problem...
At 5/6/2011 10:16 PM, you wrote:
>Jerry, sorry for the low quality of the video.
>Anyway, the line is completely horizontal!!! No tricks, just physics....
> Because the video is unsteady, it is difficult to make
> observations. Are you raising or lowering the line when you stroke it,
> or does it remain at the same level?
> Jerry D
>At 5/6/2011 07:38 PM, you wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >A phenomenon discussed in the theoretical exam on the Asian physics
> >Olympiad 2011
> >The slip-stick motion mode (high-frequency sine/linear motion
> >interchanging fast due to the difference between static and kinetic
> >friction combined with elasticity) create a sawtooth-like movement, used
> >to move distant objects.
> >Have a nice and pleasant weekend, Simcha
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