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Unformatted text preview: 2. Feed the other end of the tape up through the guides in the timer. Make sure the tape runs between the carbon paper and the strike plate. Pull up the free end of the tape until the falling mass is suspended just below the timer. The tape should be vertical and aligned with the guide slots to minimize drag as it is pulled through the timer. 3. With the tape vertical and with the weight stationary, switch the timer on at its 40-Hz pulse rate and release the tape. The timer will stamp spots on the tape giving the position of the falling mass at 1 40 second intervals. 4. With an unused tape and a dierent value for the falling mass (between 200 and 500 grams), record data for the other student in the group. 22...
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- Fall '08