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1Q10.31 - Inclined Plane

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​1Q10.31 - Inclined Plane

Title1Q10.31 - Inclined Plane

The angular accelerations of various objects rolled down an inclined plane are compared.

Assembly Instructions

Attach the catch box to the end of a cart. Place the adjustable legs into the holders on the side of the inclined plane. Roll a ball down the inclined plane to see what adjustments, if any, are needed to level the plane.  Set various objects next to the plane so the instructor can access them easily.

**Optional Request**  A large clear plastic yo yo. (a useful demonstration of the parallel axis theorem)

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Operation Instructions

​Roll various objects down the inclined plane. Objects can be raced against each other. If a long cylinder is rolled, the center divider can be removed. To start several objects at the same time, a release bar will be provided.

Demo on DimeNo
PIRA 200Yes
Export Instructions (if different)
Category1 Mechanics
Subcategory1Q - Rotational Dynamics
Keywordsrolling races
Construction Information
inclined plane - large with aluminum lane separater
inclined plane catcher box with clamps
inclined plane feet and starter assembly
rolling object kit