[Paper and presentation] Mechanics in Computer

In summary, the conversation is about a group assignment to write a paper and create a presentation on mechanics. The speaker has been tasked with choosing a specific topic and finding relevant resources such as articles, pictures, and videos. They ask for suggestions on other interesting or current topics in mechanics. The equations discussed are \theta=\theta_0+\omega_0t+ \frac{1}{2} \alpha \ t^2 and F=ma. The speaker has decided on rotational mechanics in CD-ROMs and has attempted to find pictures and videos on the topic. They also mention a link to explore mechanics in CDs but find it unhelpful.
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Homework Statement


Hi guys!
I have pre-midterm assignment in group to write a paper an d a presentation on the screen about mechanics. My group gives me a job to decide more specific topic and to search the matter (articles, pictures, videos, etc.) also about that specific one.
Do you think our topic is good? Any other interesting or hot topic (due to the trend of mechanics research recently)?

Homework Equations


Equations would be essential in that paper: I think it would be such:
[tex]\theta=\theta_0+\omega_0t+ \frac{1}{2} \alpha \ t^2[/tex]
or
[tex]F=ma[/tex]

The Attempt at a Solution


Actually I have decide the specific topic is: rotational mechanics in CD-ROM, :wink:.
I have tried picture-googling to find a CD picture, and see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CD-ROM" .
Youtube also would be very valuable in search of video.
What kind of other matters I was suggested to search? Where?
 
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If you want to go with your cdrom topic, you could talk about how the rotational mechanics stuff changed going from CDROMS to HD-DVD/Blu Ray.
 
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I find in Halliday-Resnick a link to explore mechanics in cd. www.sigcat.org
But, actually after I check this, the page is not helpful. Even, I think it is a commercial link, not a knowledgeable link
 

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