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Compound Pendulum

This rig employs a pendulum to demonstrate acceleration due to gravity. The pendulum may also be used to illustrate simple harmonic motion, conservation of energy, differential equations, linearisation and vectors.

No lessons available.

Discipline:
Civil Engineering,
Industrial Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering,
Physics,
Tags:
energy,
gravity,
Provider:
UNE::Science &Technology

Hydroelectric Energy

The Hydroelectric Energy rig demonstrates the basic principle of the conversion of kinetic energy of flowing water into electrical energy, via the rotation of a turbine (Pelton wheel) connected to an electric generator.

1 lesson available
Discipline:
Civil Engineering,
Environmental Engineering,
Fluid Dynamics,
Physics,
Tags:
electrical,
energy,
hydroelectricity,
power,
pressure,
Provider:
UTS::Engineering & IT

Inclined Plane

The inclined plane rig (IPR) is an automated version of the classic inclined plane experiment. It is designed to illustrate principles such as static and dynamic friction, conservation of energy and acceleration due to gravity.

Many lessons available

Discipline:
Physics,
Tags:
friction,
gravity,
inertia,
Provider:
UTS::Science

Truss Testing

The rig is instrumented with strain gauges on each individual truss member, therefore students can see how forces are transferred along these members to the supports on either side of the truss.

No lessons available.

Discipline:
Civil Engineering,
Industrial Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering,
Physics,
Tags:
statics,
structures,
truss,
Provider:
RMIT::Civil, Environmental & Chemical

Inclined Plane - Second Generation

The Inclined plane rig (IPR 2) is an automated version of the classic incline plane experiment. It is designed to illustrate principles such as static and dynamic friction, conservation of energy and acceleration due to gravity.

No lessons available.

Discipline:
Physics,
Tags:
friction,
gravity,
inertia,
Provider:
UTS::Science