Beer, agitation, and foam...

Discussion in 'Physics' started by thingmaker3, Apr 10, 2007.

  1. thingmaker3

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    Why is it that a carbonated beverage will fizz more violently after having been shaken or having suffered impact?
     
  2. hgmjr

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  3. thingmaker3

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    Thank you! I had obviously used inadequate search terms.
     
  4. recca02

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    i was thinking on the same lines, but mr hgmjr's posted link explains it better.
    thanks to mr thingmaker i also learned about the mentos effect.
     
  5. Dave

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    Whilst browsing round the net looking into this subject I came across this image! :D

    Apologies for the digression.

    Dave
     
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