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MORIN FALL MACHINE TO STUDY THE PARABOLIC TRAJECTORY OF A LIQUID

Number in the past inventory 2825

Number in the current inventory 6

INSTRUMENT: MORIN FALL MACHINE TO STUDY THE PARABOLIC TRAJECTORY OF A LIQUID

Age: beginning of the twentieth century

Creator: /

Materials: Wood, brass and metal

Size: (3.46 x 0.86 x 2.95) mm

State of conservation: Good

Information: From the information contained in the old inventory register, found in the school, the instrument is said to have been added to the inventory with the number 2825 on 26th June 1928 priced at 7,000 liras.

Description: On a rectangular wooden base, which rests on four adjustable brass supports, there is a metal bowl for the collection of the liquid. On the same base there is a wooden panel, and, on its vertical frame, there is a tube, which links a cylindrical brass container with a tap to an adjustable nozzle. The adjustment lever of the nozzle functions also as a needle for a brass scale, graduated from 0°C to 90°C.

Use: Filling the container with liquid and opening the tap you will be able to see on the wooden board the parabolic trajectory of the liquid, which will vary according to the inclination of the nozzle.

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