In this lab, students use a photogate and pulley system to determine the mathematical relationship between the acceleration of an Atwood’s machine, the difference between its two masses, and the sum of those two masses.Preview Download
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Featured PASCO Equipment
The Wireless Smart Gate has all the features of the wired Smart Gate plus the added flexibility of wireless connection to your data collection system.
Photogate that can be connected to any PASPORT interface, has auxiliary port to daisy chain gates, double beams for accurate speed measurement, and a special photogate tape slot.
The Mass and Hanger Set includes 4 hangers and 27 weights that range from 0.5 g to 100 g.
Measure the motion of a pulley system using this combination photogate and low-friction pulley. For use with PASPORT and ScienceWorkshop Interfaces.
Many lab activities can be conducted with our Wireless, PASPORT, or even ScienceWorkshop sensors and equipment. For assistance with substituting compatible instruments, contact PASCO Technical Support. We're here to help.
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