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Centripetal Force

The dependence of centripetal force on radius and angular velocity is investigated. A rigid pendulum hangs from a force sensor mounted directly onto the shaft of the Rotary Motion Sensor so both force and angular velocity are recorded the pendulum oscillates back and forth.


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27_Centripetal_Force_w_Data.cap 1.69 MB
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27_Centripetal_Force_Inset.jpg 178.85 KB
27_Center_of_Mass.jpg 84.79 KB
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27_Clip.jpg 154.57 KB
27_Force_Sensor.jpg 103.57 KB
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27_Pendulum.jpg 90.81 KB
27_Radius.jpg 149.97 KB
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27_Centripetal_Force.pdf 285.86 KB
Source: Lab #27

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Centripetal Force