Unformatted text preview: (estimated error) There is a fairly significant difference between the calculated values for Q. This is likely due to the fact that although both systems are subjected to the same damping force of the magnets, one of the systems is being driven whereas the other on is not. There also could have been some error in selecting the portion of the graph to take the width at. Further Analysis: It is definitely possible that the bearings of the CI6538 may not have been perfect and caused and the friction in the pendulum might have caused the pendulum to slow a bit during the trials. One way to estimate the effect of this frictions is to just allow the pendulum system to...
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- Winter '08
- History, resonance peak, rotary counts