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Air Track, Harmonic Motion (OW-A-AT)

Air Track, Harmonic Motion (OW-A-AT)



Demonstrates simple harmonic motion using a friction less spring and mass system.

LAB EQUIPMENT

1.  Pasco air track
2.  Pasco accessory kit
3.  Air source & hose
4.  Long wood board
5.  C-Clamp


  • Description

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    DIRECTIONS

    1.  Set up equipment as shown.
    2.  Pull sideways and release to start SHM.
    3.  If desired, time the oscillations and calculate the frequency and period.
    4.  Add mass to the glider.
    5.  Repeat steps 2 and 3.
    6.  Are the results different? Why is this?