Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
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
ISSN: 0002-9505
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FCTUC Física - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat
Experiments with the sunbird.pdf436.52 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Show full item record

Page view(s) 50

checked on Sep 11, 2019

Download(s) 50

checked on Sep 11, 2019

Google ScholarTM


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.