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Centripetal force – how do we measure it?

by Colin Byfleet
Centripetal force – how do we measure it?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 7111 views
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A short video showing a simple classroom method of checking the way in which this force is related to mass, speed and radius.

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00:33:00

Communication on Earth, using Cables and Satellites

by Colin Byfleet
Communication on Earth, using Cables and Satellites
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1237 views
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A brief look at the Physics behind sending signals along cables and via geostationary satellites. An experiment to measure the speed of an electrical pulse in a cable is described and the Physics of the orbits of communcations satellites is develope....

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00:25:00

Communication with Space Probes and beyond

by Colin Byfleet
Communication with Space Probes and beyond
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 4308 views
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The main problems associated with communicating with distant space probes like Voyager 1 are investigated. The role played by diffraction in limiting the amount of power receivable on Earth is discussed. The further problems of reaching a nearby st....

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00:11:00

Crater Formation in Sand

by Colin Byfleet
Crater Formation in Sand
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 12 years ago | 3163 views
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A description and demonstration of the way in which craters formed by dropping objects into sand can be linked to some elementary physics

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00:14:00

Going round in circles – how do we do it?

by Colin Byfleet
Going round in circles – how do we do it?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1224 views
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A presentation showing both the ideas about centripetal force and a simple classroom method of checking the way in which this force is related to mass, speed and radius.

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00:18:00

Isaac Newton and Gravitation

by Colin Byfleet
Isaac Newton and Gravitation
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 2347 views
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A look at what was known when Newton started to develop his theory of gravitation and how he used these ideas and data to make his great forward step

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00:05:00

Measuring the speed of pulses

by Colin Byfleet
Measuring the speed of pulses
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1607 views
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A short clip showing the experimental measurement of the speed of electrical pulses in a cable - a large fraction of the speed of light.

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00:09:00

Measuring the speed of sound

by Colin Byfleet
Measuring the speed of sound
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 10338 views
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A presentation showing how to measure the speed of sound over a short distance on a laboratory table.

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Measuring the speed of sound – experimental details

by Colin Byfleet
Measuring the speed of sound – experimental details
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 7318 views
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A short clip showing the measurement of the speed of sound over short distances.

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