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 Whelmer #22: Energy Transfer A ping pong ball bounces 10 to 15 feet high using energy transferred from a golf ball. After the initial drop of the ping pong ball, ask students how the ball can be made to bounce higher (throw the ball down, drop it from a higher point, etc.). The mass of the golf ball is much greater than the mass of the ping pong ball. www.mcrel.org /whelmers/whelm22.asp   (822 words)

 Ping-pong ball shooter - Patent 5181501 The ping-pong ball shooter as claimed in claim 1 further comprising means to adjust the tension of the at least one torque spring so as to vary the force with which the ball is shot. When a ping-pong ball 22 is dropped into a ready position through a ball tunnel 23, the rocking arm 18 rocks to move the striking head 21 forward so as to push the ball 22 toward the torque spring 4 to bias the same outward. A ball pin 35 is disposed on the rotary eye ball member 39, which move within a slot of the guider 30 and is limited by the spherical structure 28, i.e. www.freepatentsonline.com /5181501.html   (1941 words)

 Untitled As the ball is thrown from the tube, the ball rubs against the sand paper on the side of the tube from the direction the tube is moving. Friction from the sand paper on the ping pong ball causes it to spin rapidly in a clockwise direction for right-handed throws and counterclockwise for left handed throws. As the ball spins, the surface friction of the ball with the surrounding air drags a thin layer of air with it. www.reachoutmichigan.org /funexperiments/agesubject/lessons/other/Ping_Pong_Curve.html   (569 words)

 Ping-Pong Tournament Rules The ball and the racket shall be above the level of the playing surface and behind the end line of the server's court or an imaginary extension thereof from the last moment at which the ball is stationary on the palm of the free hand until the ball is struck in service. As the ball is then descending from the height of its trajectory, the server shall strike it so that it touches first his/her own court and then, passing directly over the net or around or under the projection of the net and its supports outside the table, touches the receiver's court. If the ball served, in passing over or around the net, touches it or the net assembly, provided the serve is otherwise good or is volleyed by the receiver. www.union.nova.edu /sports/ping_pong.html   (918 words)

 Ping Pong Ping Pong companies   (Site not responding. Last check: ) Ping Pong is the most popular racquet sport in the world and ranked second overall in terms of participation. Early Ping Pong paddles were normally made of cork, cardboard, or wood, and covered with cloth, leather or sandpaper. On Oct, 1, 2000, the size of the Ping Pong ball changed from 38mm to 40mm and weighs 2.7 grams and made of celluliod material. www.find-information-on.com /ping-pong.php   (263 words)

 ping pong ball: Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati Week 43 PING PONG BALL MANIPULATION October 22nd, 2007 Link to Video’s posted in 2007 A stop motion animation with ping pong balls, 2000 pictures, 500 balls and a pair of hands This video was produced by a Russian lady called Victoria, who is now studing in Germany. Mein Herz, das springt noch immer/wie der Ball in einem Ping-Pong-Spiel The song gets the latter part of its name from the sample of a ping pong ball bouncing that is used as a percussion track throughout the song.... www.technorati.com /tag/ping+pong+ball   (451 words)

 Ping-pong ball avalanche experiments The balls then flowed past video cameras positioned close to the flow, which measured individual ball velocities in three dimensions, and air pressure tubes at different heights. Balls closer to the lens of the camera appear larger than those which are further away. In addition the ball position measurements were taken one metre to the left of the flow centre and the location of the pressure measurements. www.damtp.cam.ac.uk /user/jnm11/avalanche/miyanomori/papers/mcelwaine:Leeds98/leeds_paper.html   (6267 words)

 Ping Pong Ball Launcher Activity   (Site not responding. Last check: ) Launcher must shoot only one ball at a time and should be re-loadable in order to launch as many balls as possible within a 90 second time frame scoring as many points as possible up to 150. Cans are lined to reduce the bounce effect after the balls hit the inside of the target. Ping-pong balls cannot be modified to reduce their normal bounce. www.camas.wednet.edu /CHS/tech/eng_cad/activities/pingpong_launcher.htm   (450 words)

 From a ping-pong ball comes wonderment - The Boston Globe On the advice of a lama, they build an altar to the ping-pong ball, which seems as much about diversion as it is about spiritual calling. They don't get far before they're collected, set straight, and sent home, where the ball becomes a source of discord and disappointment, as if their part of the world needed more of either. In ``Mongolian Ping Pong" the point is to look under the majestic vistas and see value in ordinary things -- ping-pong balls included. www.boston.com /ae/movies/articles/2006/06/23/from_a_ping_pong_ball_comes_wonderment   (518 words)

 The Great Ping Pong Ball Experiment The purpose of the experiment was to show that a small, frail ping pong ball could travel four thousand miles down the longest river in the world. To add some zest and excitement to the experiment, the ping pong ball was to be thown into the top of the Nile River on November 1, 1999. The outcome of the great ping pong ball experiment would not change the lives of many persons living on this planet. www.his.com /~pshapiro/ping.pong.html   (623 words)

 Ping Pong Ball Prowess: Miraculous Shot After Shot Bounce a ping pong ball a couple times and you will see how easy it is to 'figure' it out. BY TUCHEL AT The ping pong balls didn't really impress me. If you left me with 24 hours and a handycam I could probably get pretty good at some otherwise useless task too. bouncing ping pong balls into cups isn't that hard after a few tries, however some of their rube goldberg machines were pretty cool. www.gizmodo.com /gadgets/gadgets/ping-pong-ball-prowess-miraculous-shot-after-shot-225432.php   (824 words)

 Halfbakery: ping-pong ping-ball points are scored by merely returning the ball to your opponent's half of the table in any fashion possible. A ping pong ball that goes ''Ping!'' when you hit it. The idea is about installing sound chips into ping pong balls so they go "PING!" when you hit them. www.halfbakery.com /idea/ping-pong_20ping-ball   (535 words)

 Table Tennis / Ping Pong - Sports Advice Table tennis, often called ping pong, is played on a wooden table, with a plastic ball and paddles covered in rubber and a net dividing the playing surface. Table tennis is a sport where two players hit a ball back and forth to each other, with a racket on a table, in a manner similar to tennis. Ping pong, otherwise known as table tennis, is a popular indoor sport enjoyed by many around the world in facilities ranging from recreation clubs to school common rooms etc. Ping pong is very similar to tennis in that players on opposite sides of the ping pong table hit the ball back and forth over […] www.sports-advice.com /category/table-tennis-ping-pong   (391 words)

 ping pong ball pixel display - data visualization & visual design - information aesthetics ping pong ball pixel display - data visualization & visual design - information aesthetics the lowest line of ping pong balls will fall away so that the whole image moves 1 row down. by dispensing 45 new balls in the right order a new line is formed. www.infosthetics.com /archives/2006/07/ping_pong_pixel_display.html   (176 words)

 Experiment 4. Ping-pong-ball (Bernouilli)   (Site not responding. Last check: ) On the contrary, the ball is captured by the jet of air. The side of the ball closest to the center of the jet is surrounded by air of greater speed. As the pressure of the air is lower there than at the other side of the ball, the ball will be pushed back to its stable position. outreach.web.cern.ch /outreach/public/nl/physics_fair/Exp04.html   (226 words)

 AllGameTables.com--Non-commercial Resources on Foosball, Ping Pong, Air Hockey, Pool/Billiards and More. Ping Pong is the second most played sport in the world. You will also discover the history and origin of ping pong, from it's beginnings among the upper class Victorians in the 1880s to the first International Championships tournament in 1927 to the "Ping Pong Diplomacy" of the 1970s which helped thaw relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China. Today ping pong is one of the most widely-played games in China and much of the far East and still has a large audience here in the United States, Canada and Europe. www.allgametables.com /05-tablegames.html   (390 words)

 The Ping-Pong Ball Avalanche. Once the device was in place, I was able to cut the tape, close the cabinet doors with the cover still in place (and one edge sticking above the edge of the cabinet), and then to slide the cover out. Even if your supervisor is a great person, a good friend, and has an excellent sense of humor, he may feel duty bound to tell you not to go through with the joke. The whole point of the ping-pong ball joke is that it is low outlay, high return. www.utsler.com /classics/pingpong.html   (619 words)

 YouTube - Billy's Balls 2 as to the "ball hovering trick" it works the same as a vacuum on reverse. Join YouTube for a free account, or log in if you are already a member. Billy Marks bounces a ping pong ball into a cup. www.youtube.com /watch?v=wFZevw1AHZs   (501 words)

 Physics 202 demos: Rattling a Ping-Pong Ball   (Site not responding. Last check: ) Attach a low current high voltage supply to the spheres and observe the ball rattle between the spheres. The ball should rattle and eventually stop, starting again as the rubber rod is removed. The ball has to be slightly off center. www.phys.psu.edu /~demo/Dan/demo202/ping-pong.html   (91 words)

 Self Propelled Pin Pong Ball Launcher - Contest Ideas The device must launch the ping pong ball while in motion. Halex brand 2-blue-star ping pong balls will be the official ball. The objective is to fire the ping pong ball within the designated launch area and hit the target. www.asme.org /Events/Contests/Ideas/Self_Propelled_Pin_Pong_Ball.cfm   (220 words)

 Ping-pong ball avalanches may help prevent real disasters - 05 February 2004 - New Scientist A series of experiments, some involving over half a million ping-pong balls and a ski slope, are helping scientists understand the complex physics underlying the most devastating type of mountain disaster - powder snow avalanches. However, the ping-pong ball tests enabled the researchers to develop mathematical models that could describe the behaviour of powder snow avalanches. These instruments allowed the researchers to track the movement of individual ping-pong balls and measure their velocity. www.newscientist.com /article.ns?id=dn4645   (556 words)

 Floating Ping Pong Ball   (Site not responding. Last check: ) Turn on the hair dryer and hold it so that the stream of air is pointing up at the ceiling. Place the ping pong ball in the stream of air. Since the air stream from the hair dryer moves faster around the side of the ball (and thus exerts less pressure) than the still air on top of the ball, the heavier air pressure on top of the ball holds it firmly in mid air. www.elmhurst.edu /~chm/demos/floatpingpong.html   (274 words)

 Activity Ping-Pong Density When the ping-pong ball is at the bottom of the glass of water, look at the water level of the glass. A ping-pong ball floats because it displaces a volume of water that has mass exactly equal to the mass of the ball. To sing a ping-pong ball in a glass of water, you can’t change it’s volume, but you can add to its mass. www.intime.uni.edu /lessons/026iams/Solar_System_Webquest/activity_pingpong_density.htm   (748 words)

 F-Secure Computer Virus Information Pages: Ping-Pong The Ping-Pong virus (also called "Bouncing Ball" or "Italian") was probably the most common and best known boot sector virus for a while, although the Stoned virus now outnumbers it. When this virus activates, a small "ball" starts bouncing around the screen, but in most cases no serious damage occurs. Instead of displaying a bouncing ball, the virus introduces typing errors in all text going out to the printer. www.f-secure.com /v-descs/pingpong.shtml   (129 words)

 337 Confessions Of A Broken Ping Pong Ball I wanted the players to think that ping pong was the best game one could play and that I was the best ping pong ball they could ever have. Every time there was a ping pong game, I asked that they use me. I begged, pleaded, gave and sacrifice everything I could just to be sure they used me for all their games. My life as a ping pong ball would probably still be pretty much bouncing along as it was. www.ministryhealth.net /mh_articles/337_ping_pong.html   (1546 words)

 ping pong rules - free rules of ping pong poster, Robo-Pong ping pong ball launchers, ping pong robots from Newgy You enjoy playing ping pong with your family and friends but…did you even know there was such a thing as a robot that helps you play ping pong?” What is a Ping Pong “Robot” anyway? Robo-Pong by Newgy is the leading robot for recreational ping pong players—and world class table tennis players, alike. Put your ping pong table to use all year round! www.robopong.com   (215 words)

 ping pong rules - free rules of ping pong poster, ping pong tips, improve reaction times & hand eye coordination ... ping pong rules - free rules of ping pong poster, ping pong tips, improve reaction times and hand eye coordination with Robo-Pong by Newgy Free 18"X24" Ping Pong Rules - Table Tennis Rules poster from Newgy If you’re a beginner or intermediate ping pong player, here are several ping pong tips and ping pong instruction articles that will help your play—in addition to practicing with your Robo-Pong robot: www.robopong.com /pingpongbasics.html   (200 words)

 Funnel with ping pong ball   (Site not responding. Last check: ) If you can get a nice, steady, source of air (e.g., blow up a large balloon, attach it to the funnel and, with the ball in place, let it start to deflate slowly) you should be able to turn the funnel upside down without the ball falling out. Lift is caused by air moving faster over one side of a ball or wing than it moves over the other side. The lift is such that the ball or wing moves toward the side with the fastest moving air. www.newton.dep.anl.gov /askasci/phy99/phy99216.htm   (254 words)

 YouthMinistry.com: Ping-Pong Blow Ball   (Site not responding. Last check: ) Their hands must be kept under the table, and their chins must remain resting on the table edge. The object of the game is to blow the ball off the other team’s side of the table. Each time the ball is blown off, the blowing team scores a point. www.youthministry.com /articletempl.asp?ID=94   (166 words)

 Ping pong ball launcher If the ball is to drop vertically into a 40mm tube with air flowing at 6bar(does this mean anything?) will it drop in or will it blow back out. Concerning the loading question, the balls should actually be sucked into the barrel as long as the hopper tube is perpendicular to the barrel. Unless you're on an AE course, I'd probably expect them to be looking for you just to use kinematics and some basic aerodynamics (drag) to determine the flight details. www.physicsforums.com /showthread.php?t=75522   (455 words)

 Superball and Ping Pong Ball The same effect is demonstrated with a ping pong ball. Then the ping pong ball is held on top of the superball and will shoot out well above the top of the tube. Using three balls (heavy, light and lighter) will have an even more dramatic effect. www.haverford.edu /physics-astro/Demonstrations/mechanics/superball_and_ping_pong_ba.htm   (76 words)

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