It is used to study the motion under the effect of gravity of two mass
systems connected through a lightweight cord, one on either side of a
This apparatus comprises 2 long metals rods.
A scale 0- 245-1cm continues from the top of the rod with a pulley to the bottom of the second rod.
Complete set includes electromagnetic release arrangement, set of 2
pairs of masses, Loading Masses 1g, 2g, table/ring brackets, wall
mounting clamps and lightweight cord.
One rod having a well-balanced 10cm pulley mounted at its one end on
near-frictionless bearings and threads at other ends for attaching it to
the second rod to get a total working length of 245cm
Atwood Machine Operation Manual, Lab Instructor Guide and Student Workbook. Atwood Machine for Educational Vocational, Didactic Technical Training Equipment Labs.