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Description:

The Micrometer Model shows the principle of operation and the physical parts of a real micrometer. Micrometers use a screw to amplify distances that are too small to measure directly into large rotations of the screw that are big enough to read from a scale. The accuracy of a micrometer derives from the accuracy of the thread that is at its heart. The basic operating principle of a micrometer is that the rotation of an accurately made screw can be directly and precisely correlated to a certain amount of axial movement (and vice-versa), through the constant known as the screw's lead. The Micrometer model was created using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) modeling tool. It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double click the ejs_ntnu_Micrometer.jar file to run the program (Java must be installed).

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Informal Education,Higher Education,Middle School,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Mechanical Equipment,Undergraduate (Lower Division),caliper,screw gauge,Physics,Equipment,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Measurement/Units,Mathematics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20091007192307915T,General Physics,machine tool

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English

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Public - Available to anyone

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