Two-Pan Equal-Arm Balances

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Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 155)

Abstract

In fact, mass of a body is difficult to determine, but it can be compared easily against a body of known mass. This process of comparing the masses of two bodies is commonly known as weighing process. The weighing is carried out through a balance. The balances can be broadly divided into two groups, namely (1) two-pan balance and (2) single-pan balance. In this chapter, we will consider two-pan, equal-arm balance.

Keywords

Full Load Knife Edge Rest Point Mass Comparator Double Substitution 
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  1. 1.DelhiIndia

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