PHY133-02-ProjectileMotion

PHY133-02-ProjectileMotion - PHYSICS 133 EXPERIMENT NO. 3 2...

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PHYSICS 133 EXPERIMENT NO. 3 2 PROJECTILE MOTION Introduction This laboratory experiment presents the opportunity to study motion in two dimensions, projectile motion, which can be described as accelerated motion in the vertical direction and uniform motion in the horizontal direction. Equipment 1 Computer set, 1 Photogate, 1 interface box, 1 launching ramp with SALT (screw-actuated linear translator), 1 meter stick, 1 plumb bob with string, 1 steel ball-bearing Method The steel ball will be launched horizontally by being released from a certain height on the ramp. It will then roll down the ramp and fall to the floor, where it makes a mark on the landing paper. The horizontal distance from take-off to landing, x , is proportional to the initial horizontal velocity, v , of the ball. The distance, x , can be measured with the meter stick. By using the SALT, photogate and computer, the initial velocity v 0 of the ball (as it leaves the ramp) can be calculated. Procedure
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