ERIC Number: EJ860226
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
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A Simple Method to Measure the Angular Speed of a Spinning Object
Misra, Raj M.
Physics Teacher, v46 n2 p97-98 Feb 2008
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 measure it using a microphone and a computer.
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Laboratories, Scientific Principles, Physics, Measurement Equipment, Measurement Techniques, Laboratory Equipment, Computers, Computer Uses in Education
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