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Apr2211 05:26 AM
ZapperZ

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Suppose you have a symmetric top precessing and nutating under the torque due to gravity. My question is this: does...

Nov1809 12:58 PM
techmologist

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Do you get sweets called Skittles in America, or the rest of the world?
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Dec405 08:01 AM
Cexy

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Sir,
Why does a spinning top precess only when its axis is inclined to the vertical direction of the...

Feb1206 08:35 AM
Doc Al

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ok so i've got the three components of the inertia tensor (A,A,C) and ive derived expression for, using matrices, the...

Jun1308 12:29 PM
latentcorpse

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If a dancer who balances on one leg starts spinning, is having the center of mass above the point of contact enough,...

Aug1310 12:19 PM
Dr Lotso'watts

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Everyone has seen a spinning top in action, and maybe some of you have also seen how they're able to stabilize...

Jan1812 04:52 AM
torquil

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What effect does rotation have on a sphere moving through a fluid (liguid or gas) when travelling along the axis of...

Feb1611 01:54 AM
traveller444

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Hello everybody.
I have to admit that I feel quite troubled since long time, actually since I read the solution of...

Aug812 09:42 AM
mfb

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The other day, my professor mentioned projectiles have a force on them due to their spin. The example he gave is how a...

Sep208 12:53 PM
pimpalicous

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I'm trying to understand the spinning egg phenomenon. That is, why does a hardboiled egg (or any solid ellipsoid)...

Mar1413 11:50 AM
hapefish

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Trying to analyze all the dynamics of gyroscopic type motion.
Assume the Z axis is vertical (which the wheel...

Dec1310 11:18 AM
Cleonis

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Consider the following object:
http://www.lowfuss.com/peter/hosting/Xpost200912/Block.png
The exact dimensions...

Jun2409 04:39 AM
rcgldr

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can someone explain to me how can it be proof that the spinningroomartificialgravity, actually works?
i mean,...

Nov1109 09:32 AM
YellowTaxi

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Hey all, I'm doing research on scoliosis and one thing that gets me is understanding the physics behind a bow and...

Sep507 08:54 AM
Danger

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Hi.
Can anyone explain to me what spinup effects are? The context is a waterwheel that consists of an ordinary...

Apr1506 07:24 AM
arildno

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Hi!
I'm from sweden so my english isnt very good, well over to the physic questions:
I'm qurrently making a...

Apr807 02:23 PM
lpfr

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why would a hard boiled egg spin and raw egg wont if made to spin on a flat surface?

Dec711 06:18 AM
Tricks67

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do the electrons have spin angular dipole momentum? (In classical mechanics, the spin angular momentum of a body is...

Sep1607 03:39 AM
olgranpappy

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My Experiment consists of two balls of different masses falling together in the y axis from the same fixed height.Im...

Oct2306 09:42 AM
GreenSabbath

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So energy can only be converted... So when you squeeze the bulb on a blood pressure cuff, you are applying kinetic...

May1813 09:18 AM
pnorm91

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what do we mean when we sy the speed of spherical waves is v

Oct2907 06:43 PM
rbj

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Is it true that we can consider a spherical wave in the far field (i.e. away from antenna, at a large distance) as a...

Jun1008 11:21 AM
HallsofIvy

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Dear topic mates!
I'm an electric engineer and physicist student from Hungary.
I looking for description of the...

Mar2509 02:48 AM
mind

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Hello there. I'm currently dead beat on this problem, maybe because I'm not sure I quite understand what it's asking...

May804 01:49 AM
Theelectricchild

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Hi. I'm trying to make a small simulation of several simple physical systems (C++). I have the differential equation...

Jul1712 06:42 AM
RooccoXXI

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I thought of this question the other day, and I was unable to solve it. A Google search has not helped, so I thought...

Jan313 06:11 PM
tinytim

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Hello, everyone!
I'm working on parametrizing a magnetic field using spherical harmonics. The equations
Yc n,m...

Jul1609 11:20 AM
Dzyubak

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Hi,
I need expand a spherical function(real function not a complex function) in terms of spherical harmonics....

Feb1511 07:34 AM
DrDu

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imagine there is a spherical glass object with index of refraction N
is that possible that for some N and angle of...

Nov1505 11:09 AM
jtbell

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My understanding is that the EM field at r.t generated by a radiating source can be described as the amplitude of...

Apr2811 09:36 PM
vanhees71

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On May 25, 2011, the journal Nature published an article stating that the electron was experimentally found to be...

Jun111 05:58 PM
RedX

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I'm trying to find the line element in spherical coordinates as well as a velocity element. I know that they are...

Sep304 10:45 AM
robphy

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There is a spherical capacitor with inner and outer radii of a and b respectively,has a dielectric material of small...

Feb714 09:31 AM
Shyan

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Show that the energy associated with a conducting sphere of radius R and charge Q surrounded by a vacuum is
U =...

Jul2004 03:49 PM
turin

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Hi, I'm trying to find the formula for the moment of inertia of a spherical cap relative to the axis perpendicular to...

Jun1505 01:08 PM
André Verhecken

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I want to find ##\Phi## and ##\vec{E}## for the general case of a Spherical Ball with uniform Charge Density centered...

Nov1213 08:40 PM
Astrum

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hi everybody,
i would appreciate it if someone could clarify the concept of spherical aberrations in the context of...

May2811 12:03 PM
Andy Resnick

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Consider a sphere and a semicircle with radii r and R respectively.(R>>r)
The sphere has mass m.Imagine we place it...

Jul612 01:06 PM
DaleSpam

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I've seen a number of posts on the following question, but don't believe any contain a solution to the following very...

Apr1010 01:52 PM
Gerenuk

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Greetings,
i have the following question:
a sphere with the polarization density of P vector (constant) and...

Nov308 03:16 PM
Zipi

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