Physics 151: Lecture 26, Pg 12
Lecture 24, Act 1 Statics
Suppose you have a gyroscope that is supported on a gymbals such that it is free to move in all angles, but the rotation axes all go through the center of mass. As pictured, looking down from the top, which way will the gyroscope precess?
(a) clockwise (b) counterclockwise (c) it won’t precess