Why when a hanging carpet is beaten with a stick, the dust particles start coming out of it?
Please explain to me, in a simple language.
Asked Osho Garg
This is due to the inertia of rest of the dust particles.
When the mat is beaten suddenly with a stick, the mat moves forward, but the dust tends to remain at the same position on account of the inertia of rest. When the mat/ carpet moves, the dust particles lose support and they fall down