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Maxwells Wheel - Large - Image One


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Item#: 10882   5 star rating 1 customer reviews
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This classic device is used to demonstrate the conservation of mechanical energy. When the wheel is rotated by hand to the top and released, its potential energy will turn into kinetic energy (rotation) as it falls. After the wheel reaches its bottom position, the kinetic energy will change back to potential energy when it moves up again. This process will continue on until the total energy is lost due to friction.

Makes a great desk toy.

All metal construction. 18 inches tall! Instruction manual included. Comes in a standard cardboard box.


Age:
13 +
Approx. Ship Size:
18.00 x 12.00 x 5.20 inches
45.72cm x 30.48cm x 13.21cm
Weight:
7 lb 8 oz
3.40 kg


Customer Reviews


5 star rating  Conservation Mechanical Energy
Marco Calvani from Italy
I used it to prove at home the conservation of mechanical energy, I used also Linux, Arduino and a distance sensor and GeoGebra. All fits at 0.05 %!!



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