Members: Pulley Efficiency

Pulley efficiency seems initially like a simple thing to measure, however it presents an excellent opportunity to consider various aspects of experiment design.

Experiment design

At face value it would seem that we could simply set up an overhead pulley and place a known mass on one side and a load cell on the other and compare the difference during raise and lower.

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    June 3, 2015 |
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