High School / Physics

Centripetal Force

In this lab, students will use force sensors to study the centripetal force experienced by an object in uniform circular motion.

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Force Acceleration Sensor

Wireless Force Acceleration Sensor

The Wireless Force Acceleration Sensor simultaneously measures force, acceleration, and rotational velocity without the inconvenience of wires.

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Centripetal Force