Vibration mode of torsion balance and its response to external shock

  • Jie Tang
  • Jun Luo
  • Shuhua Fan


Intrinsic vibration modes of typical torsion balances and their response to the external shock are discussed in detail. The study is important and instructive for improving measurement precision of gravitational experiments employing torsion balances, and gives a reasonable interpretation on detecting earthquake by high precision torsion balance.


torsion balance vibration mode shock earthq uake detection 


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© Science in China Press 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jie Tang
    • 1
  • Jun Luo
    • 1
  • Shuhua Fan
    • 1
  1. 1.Huazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina

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