Journal of Applied Mathematics / 2012 / Article / Fig 4

Research Article

Towards a Prototype of a Spherical Tippe Top

Figure 4

Eccentric sphere version of the tippe top. is the radius of the sphere, the center of mass is off center by . The top spins on a horizontal table with point of contact . The axis of symmetry is and the vertical axis is , they define a plane (containing ) which processes about with angular velocity . The height of above the table is .

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