Sunday, October 03, 2010

The physics behind a waddling duck toy

Not long ago, we were pleased to offer free plans for making a ramp walking toy. In this video we get an explanation of the physics of a wooden waddling duck toy which includes friction, impact, energy transfer, and dynamics. There is even some high-speed footage, so you can see the action in slow-motion. You might be surprised by what you see!

If you want your own, here is where you can get a nicely made handcrafted wooden walking duck toy much like the one you see in the video.


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1 Comments:

Blogger buddy thomas said...

that was a cool demonstration, never thought it could be more interesting in super slow mo.

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June 4, 2012 at 1:06 PM  

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