NYU Physics Demos

Dynamometer

Topics: Mechanics - Forces, Analog Scale

Equipment: Several dynamometers of various scales, hooked masses.

Setup: Either set up rods and clamps from which to hang the dynamometer(s), or hold in your hand. Either hang hooked masses from the hanging hook of the meter or pull it by hand.

Location: Shelf B-d4

Notes: The scale on the meters vary- some may have a max rating of 20 Newtons or 1 Newton. Use care when handling the meters with lower ratings.

Keywords: Weight, Suspend, Spring, Constant


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