PURPOSE: To demonstrate torsional SHM, and to show the effect of moment of inertia on the period.
DESCRIPTION: Various combinations of masses and moments of inertia can be placed on the platform to study the effect of changing the moment of inertia on the period of rotational SHM. This one is probably not adequate for quantitative measurements.
REFERENCES: (PIRA 3A10.30) For a more quantitative version see G1-43: KLINGER TORSIONAL VIBRATION MACHINE.
EQUIPMENT: Torsional pendulum with additional masses.
SETUP TIME: None.
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