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Inducing Dipoles with a Van de Graaff Generator

Inducing Dipoles with a Van de Graa...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:02:51 | 45201 views

First, a dipole consisting of two conducting balls connected by an insulating rod swings at the end of a long plexiglass rod. The two balls are charged oppositely by touching it to a conducting rod in the field of a Van de Graaff generat...

Confetti and the Van de Graaff Generator

Confetti and the Van de Graaff Gene...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:00:55 | 41598 views

Paper confetti is placed atop a Van de Graaff generator and flies off when the grounding rod is removed. When turned on, a Van de Graaff generator builds up lots of negative charge on its large metal sphere. A grounding rod is used t...

Rubber and Glass Rods with Tinsel and Balloon

Rubber and Glass Rods with Tinsel a...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:02:02 | 38420 views

A plexiglass rod rubbed with fur picks up a positive electric charge, while a rubber rod rubbed with fur picks up a negative electric charge. When either rod is brought in contact with hanging tinsel, the tinsel becomes charged and flare...

Potential Energy to Kinetic Energy

Potential Energy to Kinetic Energy

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 6 years ago | 00:01:11 | 30606 views

Two identical metal balls are dropped from the same height using an electromagnetic release. One ball is dropped freely, while the other hangs from a string, acting as a simple pendulum. Using two photogates, we see that the vertical v...

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 13

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 13

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Added 6 years ago | 01:25:00 | 15982 views

Lecture 13 (23 October 2008): Rotational Motion & definition of angular momentum & torque, orbital motion & Kepler's laws

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 14

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 14

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Added 6 years ago | 01:15:00 | 17557 views

Lecture 14 (28 October 2008): Moment of Inertia, Rotational Energy (plus a fire alarm!). There seem to be some long pauses in this video.

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 23

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 23

8.012

Added 6 years ago | 00:50:28 | 16915 views

Lecture 23 (9 December 2008): Rotating reference frames, central force motion, planetary motion

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 11

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 11

8.012

Added 6 years ago | 01:22:00 | 15322 views

Lecture 11 (14 October 2008): Work-energy theorem, energy diagrams, stability and oscillations

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 8

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 8

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Added 6 years ago | 01:17:00 | 11588 views

Lecture 8 (30 September 2008): momentum, motion of systems, center of mass motion, impulse

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 4

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 4

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Added 6 years ago | 00:47:16 | 17201 views

Lecture 4 (16 September 2008): Applications of Newton's Law, Atwood machine, tension (cut off)

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 19

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 19

8.012

Added 6 years ago | 01:14:00 | 7911 views

Lecture 19 (18 November 2008): Gyroscopic motion, gyrocompass, moment of inertia tensor

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 20

8.012 Fall 2008: Lecture 20

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Added 6 years ago | 01:18:00 | 14712 views

Lecture 20 (25 November 2008): Cavendish Experiment (failed), moment of inertia tensor, principal axes, Euler's equations, rotational stability