The Physics of Slingshots 2 | Smarter Every Day 57

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Jörg Sprave is a very intelligent man…. who likes to destroy stuff in mechanically intricate ways.

All high speed was shot with a Phantom V10
http://www.visionresearch.com/Products/High-Speed-Cameras/v10/

Watch as Jörg explains how thermal properties seem to affect bands:

Here’s Tobias’s channel. It’s fun to watch him shoot.
http://www.youtube.com/user/TobseB79

The song is “Armchair Funk”. The download is FREE until Gordon realizes this and changes it to $1. http://ashellinthepit.bandcamp.com/track/14-armchair-funk
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Hooke’s Law:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hooke’s_law
Neo-Hookean Solids:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neo-Hookean_solid
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubber_Elasticity

This page studying the hysteresis in a rubber band seems to follow the scientific method accurately:
http://www.madphysics.com/exp/hysteresis_and_rubber_bands.htm

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Warm Regards,

Destin

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