Double Egg Drop - Double Egg Drop Brad Riah In our egg drop contraption we suspended two eggs in gloves into a cookie dough container We filled the

Double Egg Drop - Double Egg Drop Brad Riah In our egg drop...

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Double Egg Drop Brad & Riah In our egg drop contraption we suspended two eggs in gloves into a cookie dough container. We filled the container with fluff and padding. We cut holes in the sides of the container in case the eggs were to swing and so they wouldn’t hit the hard side of the container. The fluff and gloves allowed the eggs to go from the max velocity to 0 in a greater amount of time, lower the magnitude of the acceleration of the egg. Because force is mass times acceleration, lowering the acceleration also lowered the force on the egg. The increase in air resistance brought about by the parachute also helped to lower the acceleration by lowering the
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  • Spring '13
  • Cornelis(“Kees”)J.Uiterwaal

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