Power Supply/Motor Limit Test - Laboratory Worksheet

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Questions:

  1. In your own words, how does the electric motor used in the competition work? Please explain in detail.
  2. Based on the two experiments, was there a difference in what the lifting limit was? If so, please explain.
  3. From the data gathered from this experiment, what is the total load your crane could lift if it used the maximum mechanical advantage of pulleys allowed?
  4. Based on the results of this test, how will this concept influence your design? Please explain.