368(7): Nutation and Precession of a Weightless Gyroscope

The nutation and precession of a weightless gyroscope is given by solving Eqs. (10) to (12) simultaneously. So this is the type of motion observed by Laithwaite. A force has been applied in the positive Z axis of the lab frame to counter the force of gravitation.

a368thpapernotes7.pdf

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