ACCELERATION DOWN AN INCLINE - AIM In this experiment, you...

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Unformatted text preview: AIM In this experiment, you will investigate how the acceleration of a cart rolling gown an inclined track depends on the angle of incline. From the data we collect we are supposed to calculate the value of ‘g’ the acceleration of an object in free fall. APPARATUS PAStrack ME-6960 PAStrack Inclined Plane Accessory ME-6965 GOcar ME-6951 Photo Bracket (ME-9806) PAScar Mass (ME-6956) Picket Fence – Smart Timer (648-06817) Photo Head (ME-9498A) PASCO interface or timer PASCO Data Recording Software OBSERVATIONS AND CALCULATIONS Angle of track (deg) 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 Trial 1 2.3 2.0 1.6 1.3 1.1 0.7 0.4 Acceleration Trial 2 2.3 2.0 1.7 1.3 1.1 0.7 0.4 ms-2 Trial 3 2.3 2.0 1.6 1.3 1.1 0.7 0.4 Average 2.3 2.0 1.6 1.3 1.1 0.7 0.4 sinθ 0.242 0.208 0.174 0.139 0.105 0.069 0.035 Acceleration (y-axis) Sin (x-axis) 0.4 0.035 0.7 0.069 1.1 0.105 1.3 0.139 1.6 0.174 2.0 0.208 2.3 0.242 Graph of the accelaration versus sinθ Calculating the average ¡¢£¤¥¢¦¦§¨© ¦¦¦¦¦ ª ¦¦¦¦ «£¬¤­¦® ¯ «£¬¤­¦° ¯ «£¬¤­¦± ± ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ ¡¢£¤¥¢¦§¨© ¦¦¦ ª ¦¦¦¦ °²± ¯ °²± ¯ °²± ± ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ ¡¢£¤¥¢¦¦¦¦ ª ¦¦¦°²±¦³¨¦ ´µ ## All the sin values are calculated using the calculator....
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This note was uploaded on 10/30/2011 for the course MECHATRONI EN11ME2050 taught by Professor Perera during the Spring '11 term at Asian Institute of Technology.

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