2DCollisions

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This data analysis template was created by David Bordelon for the Physics 26 lab on Conservation of Linear Momentum. Last revised: 2/23/04 ELASTIC INELASTIC For best results print in LANDSCAPE mode!! Masses puck 1 puck 2 puck 1 puck 2 Sample Calculations: Trial 1 0.5652 0.5662 0.5652 0.5662 Record three trials of mass value. Trial 2 0.5653 0.5653 0.5653 0.5653 Trial 3 0.5652 0.5662 0.5652 0.5662 Compute and record speeds near collision and std error in speed Mass Measurements: SE in mass 3.333E-005 0.0003 3.33E-005 0.0003 Avg mass 0.56523333 0.5659 0.5652333 0.5659 Create arbitrary x-y axis on data plot Rel U in mass 5.897E-005 0.0005301 5.90E-005 0.0005301 Speed Before collision: Before Collision average m/s 0.588 0.48 0.74 0.82 std error in v rel u in v 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 After Collision Mass 1 before collision: average m/s 0.416 0.3416 0.5 0.66 std error in v rel u in v 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.00119 Angles must be recorded as measured from +x-axis!! theta Puck before the collision: before collision(deg) 37 45 29 54 angle in rad 0.64577182 0.7853982 0.5061455 0.9424778 u(theta, rad) 0.009 0.009 0.009 0.009 after collision(deg) 109.5 61 80 10 System before the collision: angle in rad 1.91113553 1.0646508 1.3962634 0.1745329 u(theta, rad) 0.009 0.009 0.009 0.009 Kinetic energy:
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PHYS 105 taught by Professor Walker during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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