Hero's Fountain

Hero's fountain is an old device that looks like a perpetual motion machine. After starting the fountain with a small amout of water it can run for a long time without any further intervention.

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Introduction

In this version the fountain is really a waterfall. We (Johann and Carl) made it so that you can see the inner workings of the system. The result is that it looks like water is flowing upwards agains gravity.

Under construction [Awaiting more content since 7 Jan 2008.]

Physics

Under construction [Awaiting content since 7 Jan 2008.]

Links

www.atsweb.neu.edu/math/cp/blog/HeroFountain.pdf (PDF)
www.rose-hulman.edu/~moloney/AppComp/2001Entries/e09k/fountain.htm

Design

Under construction [Awaiting content since 7 Jan 2008.]

Files

Under construction [Awaiting content since 7 Jan 2008.]