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Coefficient of Friction

PHY 200 & 230


Loyd 7-Determines the static and kinetic coefficients of friction by sliding a block down an inclined plane.


Name Location Quantity
Blocks, Small Wooden with Nail and Hook JE-105A-S20 1 per table
Clamp, Lattice Rod JE-105A-D64 1 per table
Inclined Plane with Pulley JE-105A-S132 1 per table
String, Pulley, Atwood JE-105A-TopofFileCabinet 1 per table
Rods, Metal JE-105A-D89,99,100 1 per table
Weight Hangers, 50g JE-105A-D44 1 per table


Pulley wheels mounted to planks are FRAGILE! Handle carefully and stack such that pulleys are not under stress. Check alignment of pulley. Use thin black strings that are found near the Atwood pulleys, on top of the file cabinet labeled D101-105. If knots have come undone, tie non-slip loops on the ends of the string. If assistance is needed, refer to the USW guide on tying figure eight loops. SOLID rod through plank for support, not hollow tubing!

Each lab bench already has a table clamp, vertical rod, and lattice rod clamp attached at all times, as well as a transparent Safe-T ruler and 1m stick.

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Item modified on 2012-06-08 13:38:42 by andersone1.