ME DYNAMICS OF MACHINERY LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS BIFILAR SUSPENSION INTRODUCTION The Bifilar Suspension is a technique that could . Oscillation of a bifilar suspension Apparatus: Two retort stands/clamps/ bosses, two metre rulers, stop watch, two lengths of cotton thread. two threads. Bifilar suspension. If a rod of moment of inertia I and mass m is hung from two threads of length L and separated by a distance d (Figure 1) and is oscillated in a .

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Precautionary methods were in place to keep the masses at a very comfortable position so as to avoid slip or fall which could in-turn cause harm to our feet. The suspension may also be used to determine the radius of gyration of any body. Outline an experiment to investigate the effect, if any, of changing the vertical distance between the rulers.

A diagram on the arrangement of the apparatus used is illustrated below: Chucks are also in place to alter length of suspended wires. Set up the above apparatus with two lengths of thread of equal lengths approx. The length L was further adjusted and the time taken for another 20 oscillations was recorded.

In addition, the moment of inertia can be further determined by graphical representation from data collated in the experiment.

Data at various x and at a fixed L i. Measure the gradient, m and calculate the y-axis intercept, c of your graph. With the bar suspended by the wires, the length L was adjusted to a convenient extent and then distance, bbetween the wires was measured.

The values of a and the power b can be found by the method you have used see full theory below. Since the rectangular bar has bored holes within it, therefore its moment of inertia is. Additional table 4 extrapolated from table 2. The equation of the angular motion is: Below is a tabular representation of the final value of the moment of inertia determined from the analytical approach, the graphical approach and a selected value of the moment of inertia from test 2 in table 2.


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Newer Post Older Post Home. However, Introduction of the two equal masses into the bifilar suspension system can gives rise to a modification of its mechanism and the equation of the angular euspension. Use your stop-watch to record the time it takes the lower ruler to complete ten oscillations 10T. Oscillating Particle Test Review Questions.

A primary focus of Strength of Materials are materials classified as. Equation 4 aforementioned above can be modified to: The experiment is done such that the oscillation was not suspeneion by carefully tilting the bar before release for oscillations. Moment of inertia values. Posted by JohnWell Academy at Record distance D in cm, which should initially be about 60cm.

Density of the bar steel bar. The rectangular bar was then detached from the apparatus arrangement and taken to weight balance in order to determine the mass of the bar. Note the there are 15 holes bored, hence its introduction in equation 8.

Then the values obtained from experiment will be compared with the value obtained analytically, using the geometry and dimensions of the beam. However, if the total time is less than 10 seconds you should record the time for 15 15T or of 20 20T oscillations. Beginning of American History. Measurement taken from the rule and the weight balance was done such that the line of sight and the markings of the measuring equipments were in alignment in to reduce errors due to parallax.

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Chapter 11 The Age of Imperialism. Radius of each added mass. Where Mo is the mass of the hole bored, Ro is the radius of each hole bored and X is the distance from each hole on either side to the centre of the rectangular bar. Where Io is the moment of inertia of the bored holes. Principle of moments experiment – science.


Repeat to obtain another 10T measurement and then calculate the average of your two measurements. Nonetheless, a description of its angular motion is enumerated below. All measurements and data recorded were collated for experimental analysis.

However, the approach taken for this experiment is to determine the moment of inertia of a drop by suspending the cords through the mass centre of bodies, obtaining an angular displacement about the vertical axis through the centre of mass by a sensibly small angle. The periodic time significantly increased when the length of the wires also go increased. The moment of inertia determined from the graph representation was greater than the value gotten from the analytical approach indicating that the two masses added during the susprnsion had a part to play in the increment of the moment of inertia and also unavoidable human errors caused a variation in their values.

Science Biology Biflar Bifilar Suspension advertisement. What is the basic assumption that is based on assuming a small angle of oscillation? Whereby individual moments of inertia from individual differential mass value and distance X between the axis point and the object are summed up and its summations gives rise to the final moment of inertia of that body.

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Length of bar l. Do not worry if some of the log values are negative. The beam should oscillate in the horizontal plane only.