Centripetal Force on a Pendulum Experiment - EX-5505A



In this experiment designed for use with PASCO Capstone software, students explore the relationship between mass, radius of rotation, angular velocity and centripetal force. By continuously measuring the force and angular velocity students see not just peak values but also how these change during the entire motion of the pendulum.

Students explore sources of error and magnitude of error.

The force, position, and velocity can be monitored for the entire range of motion. Note that the position and velocity are not sinusoidal for this large amplitude pendulum.

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Interface Required

A 550 Universal Interface or 850 Universal Interface is required for use with this product.  Compare the 550 and 850.

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Software Required

This product requires or recommends PASCO Capstone for data collection and analysis.