MIT Physics Demo -- Low Friction Atwood Machine
A string carrying two weights is hung over a low friction bearing mounted pulley. The weights have slightly different masses, causing a uniform acceleration. When the time it takes the weights to move 1 meter is timed, we can calculate the acceleration of the system due to gravity. Because of the low amount of friction in the system, this value is very close to the theoretical value.
Read more about the Atwood Machine.
Added over 6 years ago | 00:01:29 | 68081 views
Added over 2 years ago | 00:00:54 | 4076 views
Added 6 years ago | 00:01:18 | 32827 views
Added over 2 years ago | 00:01:23 | 4062 views
Added over 5 years ago | 00:01:19 | 44337 views
Added 6 years ago | 00:00:37 | 34637 views