Physics 4048 lab 6 - Purpose The purpose of this experiment is to test the conservation of energy when two objects collide We used used air gliders

# Physics 4048 lab 6 - Purpose The purpose of this experiment...

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Data: Trial T1i T2i T1f T2f Vi1 Vi2 Vf1 Vf2 1 .1246 .1140 .3715 .3611 .80 .88 .27 .28 2 .1267 .3250 .1060 .3833 .79 .31 .94 .26 3 .1227 .0942 .2846 .4312 .81 1.1 .35 .23 Trial M1*v1i M2*v2i M1*v1f M2*v2f Pi Pf P 1 .152 .175 .051 .056 .328 .107 -.221 2 .150 .060 .178 .052 .210 .230 .020 3 .234 .221 .101 .046 .454 .146 -.308 Calculations: Solving for velocity Sample trial 1 V= D/t .10 m/ .1246= .80 m/s Solving for initial momentum Sample: Trial 1 P=M1*V1i .19 kg * .80 sec = .152 J Solving for Total initial momentum Sample: Trial 1 Total momentum = M1*v1i + M2*v2i = Pi (.19 kg * .80 m/s = .152 J) + ( .2 kg* .88 m/s = .056 J) .152j + .056J ) =.21j P= Pf- Pi Momentum final- momentum initial .107- .328 Discussion: As stated earlier, the purpose of our experiment was to describe the relationship of objects and the forces they exert when they come in contact with each other. When forces are conserved, the