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Physical quantities

Conversion of units

Length

Length-Measurement Micrometer Micrometer - Pitch
Micrometer - Least count Micrometer - Zero error Micrometer - Data Table
Time Multiples / submultiples of time Stop-clock
Standard form Parallalax error Simple pendulum
Amplitude of simple pendulum Time period of simple pendulum Frequency of simple pendulum
 

Stop-clock

It is a specially designed watch by which time of an event can be measured accurately in minutes and seconds.

It consists of two hands , a small minutes hand and a long second hand. Both the hands are set at zero by pressing the button "Reset".

When the second handle completes one rotation equal to sixty seconds , the minute hand advances by one division.

When we want to start the watch we press the button "start/stop" and when we we want to stop it, we press the button again "start/stop".

This makes the position of the minutes and second hand stationary and record the time interval lapsed by noting the positions of the hands.

 

 
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This website is very helpful. However, there are still a few changes you can make to it, now that the syllabus has completely been modified. Thank you for your notes though! Xx
 
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shaheer salim Said :
there s a mistake its 1cm(square) = 100 mm(square)
 
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