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Title: Experiments with the sunbird
Authors: Güémez, Júlio 
Valiente, R. 
Fiolhais, Carlos 
Fiolhais, Manuel 
Issue Date: Dec-2003
Publisher: American Association of Physics Teachers
Citation: American Journal of Physics. 71:12 (2003) 1264-1267
Abstract: A theoretical description of the sunbird | drinking bird without any external liquid | is compared with experiment. Our sunbird has a black painted body which is illuminated by a light bulb. The transient times and the oscillation periods given by a simulation of the dynamics agree with the measured ones
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/12350
ISSN: 0002-9505
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FCTUC Física - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

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