Gravitational Acceleration with Variations and Corrections

August 12, 2020

Gravitational acceleration can be measured by dropping an object in a vacuum chamber and measuring speed as a function of time as the object accelerates. This is the method made famous by Galileo. He is supposed to have dropped a large and a small object from the leaning tower of Pisa and found that they […]

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Calculating Moment of Inertia

How to Calculate Moment of Inertia (MOI) in the Real World General Comments The first step to calculate moment of inertia for a mass is to establish the location of the X, Y, and Z axes. The accuracy of the calculations (and later on the accuracy of the measurements to verify the calculations) will depend […]

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