Equilibrium of Torques


The purpose of this experiment is to know the property of torques. You will apply it to measuring a mass.

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Preparation & Warning

  • Please read the procedure carefully.
  • Lab sheet for Equilibrium of Torques

    The following describes mathematical detail of this lab, especially for the center of mass of the meter stick.

    Why does the gravitational force exert the center of mass?

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