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ERIC Number: EJ860226
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
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.
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Language: English
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