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Asked by: arjungolfy
Subject: Topple and drift for vertical and horizontal axis gyroscope
Question: Please explain topple and drift in case of vertical and horizontal axis gyroscopes as I am not able to find an easy explanation for the same
Date: 3 December 2018
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Answer: Glenn Hawkins - 04/12/2018 18:33:06
 The answers to all gyroscopic actions are in the understanding of gyroscopes. Can you explain, give examples of what is happening? The word topples just means topple and the same with drift. They are only words.

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Answer: d brown - 30/06/2019 21:24:20
 If you mean topple as in topple over and getting lower and lower, that's just gravity pulling it down.
for drift if you mean going in a circle around the Pivot Point that's called precession and with that word you can learn all about it on the internet or here at gyroscopes dot org, proud sponsor of sanity.

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