14 Mar, 2012
PRESENTATION: Rotating rigid bodies keep the orientation of their rotation axis unless an external force produces a deviation on it. The angle between the weight and the rotating axis produces a momentum which is responsible for the precession movement.
- Non-Mathematical Explanation of Precession, John Cordell, Phys. Teach. 49, 572 (2011)
- ‘It Has to Go Down a Little, in Order to Go Around’ — Revisiting Feynman on the Gyroscope, Svilen Kostov and Daniel Hammer, Phys. Teach. 49, 216 (2011)