Function and Applications
Apparatus for conversion of potential to kinetic energy and vice-versa (translation and rotation). Two aperatures at ends of axles keep wheel from running off its trajectory and are used, together with a light barrier, to measure translation velocity.
Equipment and technical data
- Metal wheel with support rod and adjustable suspension.
- Wheel diameter: 130 mm.
- Mass of wheel: 470g.
- Moment of inertia: 10 kg cm².
- Cord length: 800 mm.
- Diameter of shutter: 20 mm.