Forces in Equilibrium

Forces in Equilibrium

Students will place three different forces on a washer, and then arrange the forces so that the washer is in stable equilibrium in the center of the table. The forces must be visualized as vectors to understand how they can combine to produce a net force of zero.

Required Equipment

Arbor Scientific Standard Force Table, 40cm Diameter
Arbor Scientific No-Stretch Pulley String, 25 meters
Arbor Scientific Spring Scales Group

January 01, 2011 Collin Wassilak

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