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ERIC Number: EJ443563
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Modelling Hot Air Balloons.
Brimicombe, M. W.
Physics Education, v26 n4 p238-42 Jul 1991
A macroscopic way of modeling hot air balloons using a Newtonian approach is presented. Misleading examples using a car tire and the concept of hot air rising are discussed. Pressure gradient changes in the atmosphere are used to explain how hot air balloons work. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Language: English
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