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VELOCITY AS A FUNCTION OF TIME AND DISTANCE AT CONSTANT ACCERLERATION

VELOCITY AS A FUNCTION OF TIME AND DISTANCE AT CONSTANT ACCERLERATION

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VELOCITY AS A FUNCTION OF TIME AND DISTANCE AT CONSTANT ACCERLERATION Livia Kuruvila Amy Patel Kunal Rana Vikram Ramkumar Phys 111A-001 September 23, 2010 Chiranjivi Lamsal
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Introduction: The objective of the experiment was to measure the constant acceleration of an object using several methods using different techniques to measure the object. If there is a constant acceleration, the velocity is given as V ƒ = V o + at. V o is the intial velocity at time equals zero. The velocity of the object of distance is using the function v ƒ ^2= V o ^2+ 2a(x-x o ); in this equation the initial velocity at initial distance (x o ). Procedure: 1. In order to do this experiment, it is vital that you have a universal lab interface, LoggerPro, two photo gates, an air track, Microsoft excel, a glider, an acoustic distance sensor, and a sound reflector. 2. First you have to place the first photo gate 30 cm from the top of the track. 3. The second photo gate should be placed 50 cm from the top of the track 4.
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