Experiment 4 - Luke Wyatt Experiment 4 30/01/07 Experiment...

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Unformatted text preview: Luke Wyatt Experiment 4 30/01/07 Experiment 4: Measurement of Moment of Inertia of Flywheel Risk Assessment The risks involved with this experiment are outlined below 1. Mechanical Experiment Aim The aim of the experiment is to calculate the moment of inertia of a flywheel by using measurement taken from the wheel being in motion and the initial potential energy of the system. Apparatus & Diagram Below is a list of all the apparatus which was used in the experiment Flywheel (mounted for rotation about a horizontal axis) Thin string Meter rule Callipers Stop-watch Below is a diagram of how the apparatus was set up in order to collect my results. 1of 4 Luke Wyatt Experiment 4 30/01/07 Theory From the energy equation for the moment of the flywheel ) 2 ......( .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... 2 1 ) 1 .......( .......... .......... .......... .............
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Experiment 4 - Luke Wyatt Experiment 4 30/01/07 Experiment...

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