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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

The Center of Gravity
of An Irregularly Shaped Beam

PIRA 1J10.27

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

By added masses on the hooks on the beam, you can change the center of mass of the beam.

Recipe and
Location:

Odd Shaped Beam w/Hooks
Hooked Masses
Table Rod
Rod for Hole
Table Clamp
Right Angle Clamp

Video:

Streaming Video:

Odd Shaped Beam CM

MPG Video:

None

Real Video:

None

Notes:

None at this time.

 

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