Rotator

Title

Rotator

Subject

Mechanics

Description

Many pieces of demonstration equipment must be rotated to show a desired effect. A Rotator is a device with a crank that can rapidly rotate a small horizontal platform about an axis. Other pieces of equipment, like Newton’s Color Wheel, attached to the platform of the Rotator for the purpose of demonstration.

Source

Property of the W&L Physics & Engineering Department

Files

http://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/2253/archive/files/fb81ef78c0d6e0b8dcaa73c5ddecec46.JPG

Tags

Citation

“Rotator,” Digital Exhibits at Washington and Lee University Library, accessed September 20, 2017, http://omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/170.