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ERIC Number: EJ154128
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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The Tippe Top Revisited
Cohen, Richard J.
American Journal of Physics, 45, 1, 12-17, Jan 77
Supports the contention that sliding friction explains the inversion of a tippe top when it is spun upon a flat surface. Provides a rigorous analysis of the top's mechanics, together with computer-generated solutions of its equations of motion. (MLH)
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