Maxwell wheel

Item No. 02425-00 | Type: Equipment & Accessories

Pupils , Teachers/Professors
Delivery time: available
EUR 262.20
Content 1 piece

Function and Applications

Apparatus for conversion of potential to kinetic energy and vice-versa (translation and rotation). Two aperatures at ends of axles keep wheel from running off its trajectory and are used, together with a light barrier, to measure translation velocity.

Equipment and technical data

  • Metal wheel with support rod and adjustable suspension.
  • Wheel diameter: 130 mm.
  • Mass of wheel: 470g.
  • Moment of inertia: 10 kg cm².
  • Cord length: 800 mm.
  • Diameter of shutter: 20 mm.