The cat righting reflex is a cat's innate ability to orient itself as it falls in order to
land on its feet. ... Depending on the cat's flexibility and initial angular momentum,
if any, the ...
To understand how a cat can land on it's feet, you must first understand some ...
its legs increases its rotational inertia and thus slows the catï¿½s angular speed.
Nov 26, 2012 ... The cat is then in position to land feet first on the ground. ... allows the
relationship between moment of inertia and angular velocity to be true.
Nov 23, 2012 ... how cats almost always land on their feet ... This allows the cat to increase its
angular velocity in the front and decrease its angular velocity in ...
And because its body is flexible, the angular velocity of the front of the cat is ...
Now all four feet of the cat are pointing downward, and the cat is ready to land.
Mar 5, 2007 ... or, How Cats (Almost) Always Land on Their Feet ... Skaters use this conservation
of angular momentum to speed up their spins: large r, small v.
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Jan 17, 2012 ... When falling, a cat is able to twist and turn so as to land on its feet. ... moving its
legs to change its angular velocity and hence its moment of ...
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ways manage to land on their feet even if they fall from very high up'. ... The
relation between angular velocity ω and angular momentum L in formula (2) can
Falling Cat Robot Lands on its Feet ... falling cat proposed the moments of inertia
twist as the .... halves of the cat, their respective angular velocities can.
Falling cat robot lands on its feet Ben Shields, William S. P. Robertson, ..... 40
Angular Velocity (rad/s) 20 0 Back body −20 −40 0 t1 Front legs t2 t3 t4 Time t5 t6