Description of Centripetal Force Apparatus:
Centripetal Force Apparatus permits accurate determinations of the relationship between force, mass radius and angular velocity of a rotating body. The apparatus consists of a turntable carrying two pairs of masses mounted on radius rods and linkage so that the centripetal force is measured using direct weighing by masses placed on the central carrier. A similar pair of radius rods beneath the turntable compensate for any force due to the rods themselves. For experimental work the mass, radius and angular velocity may be varied. The masses, which may be separated to show the effect of equivalent mass, may be fixed at any radius from 75 mm to 250 mm along the graduated radius rods. One or more of the masses may be removed.
Experimental Capability of Centripetal Force Apparatus:
Features of Centripetal Force Apparatus: