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EM 049 Equilibrium of Moments on a Two-Arm Lever
Education / GUNT Hamburg / Engineering Mechanics and Machine Elements / Statics /

EM 049 is used to investigate the fundamentals of the equilibrium of moments based on the example of a two-arm lever. Moments occurring on the lever are to be brought to equilibrium.
  A centrally mounted beam represents a two-arm lever. Movable riders are placed on the lever and loads are applied by means of weights. Equilibrium is attained by moving the loads. Distances from the pivot point - the lever arms - can be read from an integrated scale. The calculation of the lever arms is verified in the experiment. 
  A vertical column carries the lever. A sturdy base plate ensures that the unit stands securely. 
  The well-structured instructional material sets out the fundamentals and provides a step-by-step guide through the experiments.


Learning Objectives / Experiments

- Fundamentals of the equilibrium of moments: applied forces,

  generated moments and equilibrium
- Action of forces dependent on the lever arm


[1] Investigation of the equilibrium of moments on a two-arm lever
[2] Ball bearing-mounted beam with integrated scale as two-arm lever
[3] 3 sets of weights
[4] Sturdy metal frame
[5] Box to house the components

Technical Data

- l x w x h: 600x30x10mm, centrally ball bearing-

- lever length: 2x300mm
Weight sets
- 3x 1N (hangers)
- 6x 5N
- 12x 1N


Dimensions and Weight
l x w x h: 600 x 300 x 410 mm
Weight: approx. 10 kg
Scope of Delivery
1 experimental unit
3 sets of weights
1 box with foam inlay
1 set of instructional material
Order Details

049.04900  EM 049  Equilibrium of Moments on a Two-Arm Lever