Lab #3, Formal Lab Report

Lab #3, Formal Lab Report - Sylwester Czado PHY 185 Lab,...

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Sylwester Czado 10-2-07 PHY 185 Lab, Formal Report Lab #3- Projectile Motion Purpose: To prove that the equations are correct and to determine the range of a projectile. The answer should equal 0 when plugging values into the equation: 0= h + Vo y t R - (1/2) gt R 2 Apparatus: A projectile Ruler PASCO ME-6800 Projectile Launcher Carbon Paper Timer Gate Procedure: 1. Determine the initial velocity produced by the projectile launcher. Use the timer gate and set it up to “Two Gates”. Do a couple practice rounds to see where the projectile lands on the Carbon paper. 2. When putting the projectile into the launcher, make sure you hear two clicks. Then release the projectile by pulling the string.
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3. Determine the range of the projectile when launched at 20 degrees and 40 degrees. Do 2 trials of each of the angles. 4. Record the time (seconds), height (cm), angle, d, and displacement (R). Data:
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