How do I configure PASCO Capstone with equipment on an aluminum track to show mechanical resonance? With the use of the PASCO aluminum tracks, magnetic damping accessory, track string adapter, photogate, rotary motion sensor, and mechanical oscillator it is possible to scan driving frequencies to find the resonant frequency for the system.
UI-5001 550 INTERFACE
ME-8750 MECH OSCILLATOR/DRIVER
ME-6569 RMS/IDS KIT
PS-2120A PASPORT ROTARY MOTION SENSOR
ME-9498A PHOTOGATE HEAD
ME-6828 DYNAMIC CART MAG DAMPING
ME-6950 PASCAR (SET OF 2)
A similar simplied setup can be done by using the Smart cart (ME-1240) . This removes the need for the PS-2120 Rotary Motion sensor and the ME-6569 RMS/IDS kit and the ME-6950 PASCARs.