Title

The Force Table; Historical Variants

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2002

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.

Journal

The Physics Teacher

Volume

40

First Page

358

Last Page

359