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Bowling Ball Pendulum--Energy Conservation

A bowling ball pendulum is pulled back until it touches the lecturer's nose and let go. The lecturer does not move.

Fishbane Chapter:   7.1
HRW 9th:   8.08
Reese Chapter:   8.9
SJ 3rd Chapter:   7.4
PIRA DCS classification:   1M40.10

Physics Lecture Demonstrations at the Department of Physics and Astronomy
The Johns Hopkins University