Physics Lab Equipment

LEMI-40 Apparatus of Magnetic Damping and Kinetic Friction Coefficient

LEMI-40 Apparatus of Magnetic Damping and Kinetic Friction Coefficient

Features

  • Reliable and easy-to-use

  • Consistent and accurate

  • Affordable






Introduction

Magnetic damping is an important concept in electromagnetism. The mechanical effect of magnetic damping has very important applications. This experimental apparatus is designed to measure the uniform sliding speed of a magnetic slide on a non-ferromagnetic conductor inclined rail. Through data processing, magnetic damping coefficient and sliding friction coefficient are acquired. This experimental apparatus is related to physics concepts such as mechanics and electromagnetism.

 

Using this apparatus, the following experiments can be conducted:

 

1. Observe magnetic damping phenomenon, and understand the concept and applications of magnetic damping

2. Observe sliding friction phenomena, and understand the application of friction coefficient in industry

3. Learn how to process data to transfer a nonlinear equation into a linear equation

4. Acquire magnetic damping coefficient and kinetic friction coefficient


Parts and Specifications

DescriptionSpecifications
Inclined railRange of adjustable angle: 0 °~ 90 °
Length: 1.1 m
Length at junction: 0.44 m
Adjusting supportLength: 0.63 m
Counting timerCounting: 10 times (storage)
Timing range: 0.000-9.999 s; resolution: 0.001 s
Magnetic slideDimension: diameter=18 mm; thickness= 6 mm
Mass: 11.07 g

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Schematic of experimental setup

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