Next part of the experiment the student will

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
). Next part of the experiment the student will determine s A and s B by setting the other steel ball in the first dimple on the collision plate. The student should notice where the balls land and place the carbon papers accordingly. Next they should do 5 trials and then following the instructions above draw the lines that represent s A and s B. Record the length of the lines and angles between s A and s B and between s A and s, and between s and s B . Label the patterns s 1 and s 2 . Next the students will repeat the experiment with the target placed in the second dimple and then labeling the patterns s 3 and s 4 . Next repeat for a collision in which a hollow ball is the target and labeling the patterns s 5 and s 6 . Useful information would be . Then in order for the students to do the report they must add the
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
vectors s A and s B for each collision involving two balls, either graphically or analytically and compare the result to the initial vector ( s ). Then the student will do the same for the glass-steel collision only the measured vector s B must be reduced by a factor of 1/3.3. Why? (Answered under question portion). Next the student should give a percent error between the X-components for each trial and ( s ), the representative of the total momentum. Lastly the student will give a percent error between the angles [( s 1 and s 2 ), ( s 3 and s 4 )] of the first two trials, which for ours was .82% difference and (the steel balls), compared to the ideal angle of 90 degrees, which ours was 5.65%. Unfamiliar Terms : Momentum: The quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity ( ) Conservation of momentum: the principle that the total linear or angular momentum in any isolated system is constant, provided that no external force is applied( ) Collision:
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern