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ERIC Number: EJ937580
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Forces Acting on a Ball in an Air Jet
Lopez-Arias, T.; Gratton, L. M.; Zendri, G.; Oss, S.
Physics Education, v46 n2 p146-151 Mar 2011
The forces acting on a ball in an air jet have been measured using simple equipment. Such measurements allow quite a precise, non-ambiguous description and understanding of the physical mechanism which explains the famous levitating ball experiment. (Contains 7 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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