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Title: A demonstration apparatus for the Cartesian diver
Authors: Güémez, Júlio 
Fiolhais, Carlos 
Fiolhais, Manuel 
Issue Date: Nov-2003
Publisher: American Association of Physics Teachers
Citation: The Physics Teacher. 41:8 (2003) 495-496
Abstract: The Cartesian diver is a nice toy and an intriguing Physics instrument. Recently we have reported an experimental study on the Cartesian diver statics and dynamics [1], using a specially designed apparatus which is much larger than the usual models. The Cartesian diver is an interesting example of the so-called “fold catastrophe”, the pressure being the control parameter [1], and this behavior is well observed in our apparatus
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/12329
ISSN: 0031-921X
Rights: openAccess
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