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Physics Teacher

February 2008 Volume 46, Number 2

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Number of articles: 2

  1. Mechanical Equivalent of Heat--Software for a Thermistor

    Michael Boleman

    The Mechanical Equivalent of Heat Apparatus from PASCO scientific provides the means for doing a simple experiment to determine the mechanical equivalent of heat, "J." A necessary step of this... More

    pp. 92-94

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  2. A Simple Method to Measure the Angular Speed of a Spinning Object

    Raj M. Misra

    The angular speed of a spinning object is commonly measured using a stroboscope or a mechanically or optically coupled tachometer. We present here an alternate, simple, and instructive method to... More

    pp. 97-98

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