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Wonders of Physics

Restoring moment

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This Lego structure which Daniel and Danry made is ‘Stable equilibrium’

 

Characteristics of stable equilibrium:
– when displaced, centre of gravity (cg) rises.
– the weight of the basket will create a restoring moment which returns the basket to its original position.
– when at rest, the weight of CG is directly below the pivot.

 

 

 

 

Below is a brief explanation

 

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Sent from my iPad

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