Purpose:Measures the required centripetal force for an object to move with uniform circular motion
Description:A one-kilogram mass is rotated at a constant angular velocity by a motor-driven pulley. The centripetal force is measured by passing the radial string holding the mass around a pulley in the central tube and connecting it up the vertical tube to the spring scale. The angular velocity can be varied by rotating a knob on the front of the motor. The centripetal force can be calculated by measuring the angular velocity with a manual timer.
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