Measurement Techniques

, Volume 44, Issue 8, pp 831–833 | Cite as

The Weighing of a Mechanical Gyroscope with Horizontal and Vertical Orientation of the Spin Axis

  • A. L. Dmitriev
  • V. S. Snegov


An experiment on the weighing of two coupled mechanical gyroscopes with zero total angular momentum is described. Possible reasons for the observed difference in the masses of the gyroscopes with vertical and horizontal orientations of their spin axis are discussed.


Physical Chemistry Analytical Chemistry Angular Momentum Total Angular Momentum Spin Axis 
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  • V. S. Snegov

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