Simple Pendulum +T-104UA


A simple pendulum is defined as an object that has a small mass which is suspended from a wire or string of negligible mass.  The gravitational acceleration can be determined using the oscillation period.

Equipment list:

  • Ring and aluminum holder
  • A-shaped cast iron stand with three adjustment screws to level the apparatus
  • A rod in 1 m length
  • Scaled protractor made of plexiglass, ±900
  • Adjustment screw to adjust the height of the thread and one extra screw(metallic-plexy)
  • Thread and two bullets made of different materials
  • Bench digital chronometer and counter
  • One optical sensor
  • One rod in 20cm lenght to hold optical sensor
  • One meter in 3 m length