# Newton’s Second Law Of Motion Apparatus

Catalogue No. – 16023

Comprises a spring-loaded steel rod mounted in two brackets on a metal base. Also includes one solid steel sphere and one steel sphere with a hole to slide it into the rod.

Catalogue No.Weight
16023

## Description

Newton’s Second Law of Motion Apparatus is a physics laboratory instrument used to demonstrate and measure the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration, as described by Newton’s Second Law of Motion. The apparatus consists of a track or runway with a pulley system at one end and a cart or trolley that can be loaded with weights at the other end.

To use the apparatus, the loaded cart is released and allowed to accelerate down the track. The acceleration of the cart is measured using a timing device, and the force applied to the cart is measured using a spring scale or force sensor. By varying the mass of the cart and the weight added to it, the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration can be studied and measured.

The apparatus allows students to experimentally verify the mathematical relationship between force, mass, and acceleration, as described by the equation F = ma, where F is the force applied to an object, m is the mass of the object, and a is the resulting acceleration.

Newton’s Second Law of Motion Apparatus is widely used in physics education, from high school to university level, to teach the principles of mechanics and help students to understand the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration. It provides a simple and effective way to demonstrate the fundamental principles of physics and helps students to develop their problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.