1J Statics of Rigid Bodies

Hinge board - Video

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Catalog: 
1J40.21
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Use a spring scale to lift a hinged board from various points along the board.

Balance the cone - video

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Catalog: 
1J20.11
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia: Balance a cone, show a block is stable and a sphere is neutral.

Torque wheel - Video

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Catalog: 
1J40.25
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Use a wheel with coaxial pulleys of 5, 10, 15 and 20 cm to show static equilibrium of combinations of weights at various radii.

Loaded Beam

Catalog: 
1J40.40A
Location: 
parts

A meter stick hangs horizontally between two large scales. Mass can be hung anywhere along the beam.

Irregular Object Center of Mass

Catalog: 
1J10.12A
Location: 
Ab5

Suspend an irregular object from several points and find the center of mass with a plumb bob.

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