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The Rigid Body Dynamics of Unidirectional Spin

Hermann Bondi
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Vol. 405, No. 1829 (Jun. 9, 1986), pp. 265-274
Published by: Royal Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2397977
Page Count: 10
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The Rigid Body Dynamics of Unidirectional Spin
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Abstract

A toy consists of a boat-shaped body showing great preference for spin in one direction only. Its sophisticated rigid body dynamics is examined in some detail, and fully accounts for this curious behaviour.

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