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The physics of squirt
"The Illustrated Principles of Pool and Billiards"
by David G. Alciatore, PhD, PE ("Dr. Dave")
originally posted: 8/2/07 last revision: 1/29/08
For a more detailed, and slightly different, coverage of squirt physics, see Ron
Shepard's 2001 paper:
"Everything you always wanted to know about cue ball squirt, but were afraid to ask ."
For more illustrations and basic explanations, see my August '07 instructional article.