Dry Quicksand Video Material

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

High speed image recording (1000 fps) of a sphere of 133 g, released by hand above the sand. The movie gives an impression of the dimensions of the experiment.

 

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High speed image recording (1000 fps) of a sphere of 133 g, initially touching the surface of the bed, which is released by burning the wire used to suspend the ball.

 

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High speed image recording (1000 fps) of the same situation as above, viewed from a slightly different angle.

 

 

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Homepage:

Dry Quicksand

 

See also the web pages of the research group:

Physics of Fluids Department of Science and Technology University of Twente The Netherlands