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Spinning and stability

  1. Sep 26, 2012 #1
    If I place a bicycle wheel on the floor, it flips over and falls down... Same is with the toy top.
    But when the wheel or the top spin, they remain stable. Can someone please explain the physics behind this?
     
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  3. Sep 26, 2012 #2

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