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Unformatted text preview: king on the icon below: CLICK HERE CLICK HERE Logger Pro should open with a window containing a graph of Distance vs. Time. The time axis should have a maximum value of 3 seconds. If your graph does not look as expected, consult an instructor now. Physics 1020 Laboratory #5 Momentum and Impulse The Collision In this experiment, you will push one cart towards a second, stationary cart. They will collide, stick, and move together. vf v1i v2i 0 m1 m2 initial position m1 m2 final position This is the type of collision you will now reproduce. Note: We can chose our x axis to be to the right and then can use the appropriate unit vector when writing our vectors. y ˆ y ˆ x x Physics 1020 Laboratory #5 Momentum and Impulse Data Collection Click collect in your Logger Pro window. Wait for the motion detector to make a clicking noise. Apply a gentle push to the cart with the card attached. It should hit the stationary cart and they should stick together. Inspect your graph. It should resemble the graph shown here.If it does not, repeat the experiment. If you are not satisfied with the appearance of your graph after 10 15 attempts, consult an instructor. Physics 1020 Laboratory #5 Momentum and Impulse Data Analysis Examine your graph and think about how the motion of the carts are represented on the graph. QUESTION 1: Sketch your graph. Describe what happens to the velocity of the carts and how this is represented on the graph. On the sketch of your graph, identify the point where the collision occurs and circle it. Have an instructor check your graph and initial your Laboratory Worksheet. Physics 1020 Laboratory #5 Momentum and Impulse Determining Velocities To determine the velocity before the collision, click and drag your mouse to highlight the 10 points immediately before the collision. Click on Analyze, then Linear Fit. A box will pop up displaying the slope and intercept. Double click on this box and check the box marked standard deviation for slope to get your experimental uncertainty. Enter your results in...
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