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The Force Table; Historical Variants
The Physics Teacher
  • Tom Greenslade, Kenyon College
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2002
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Abstract
The force table is a very old piece of experimental apparatus, dating back to the beginning of the 18th century. However, the phenomena of physics stay the same, no matter how old the design of the apparatus. This note gives two historical variants on the standard force table setup.
Citation Information
“The Force Table: Historical Variants”, The Physics Teacher, 40, 358-359 (2002)