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ERIC Number: EJ818434
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISSN: ISSN-0143-0807
Magnetic Braking Revisited: Activities for the Undergraduate Laboratory
Ireson, Gren; Twidle, John
European Journal of Physics, v29 n4 p745-751 Jul 2008
This paper revisits the demonstration of Lenz by dropping magnets down a non-magnetic tube. Recent publications are reviewed and ideas for undergraduate laboratory investigations are suggested. Finally, an example of matching theory to observation is presented. (Contains 4 tables, 5 figures and 3 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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