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ERIC Number: EJ1142549
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Apr
Pages: 1
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
A Smartphone Inertial Balance
Barrera-Garrido, Azael
Physics Teacher, v55 n4 p248 Apr 2017
In order to measure the mass of an object in the absence of gravity, one useful tool for many decades has been the inertial balance. One of the simplest forms of inertial balance is made by two mass holders or pans joined together with two stiff metal plates, which act as springs.
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Language: English
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