Experiment

  • Power transfer, efficiency and direction in a belt drive
  • Friction and angle of lap on a pulley

This versatile apparatus is part of a series that allows many experiments using different arrangements of their parts. The apparatus is use to study or show an engineering science topic.

This apparatus includes belt drive systems of different gear ratio to show their relative advantages and disadvantages.

The apparatus introduces students to key engineering terms such as gear ratio, pulley ratio and efficiency.