1D60.20 - Simultaneous Fall - 2nd Law Apparatus

Code Number:
1D60.20
Demo Title:
Simultaneous Fall - 2nd Law Apparatus
Condition:
Good
Principle:
Gravitational Acceleration vs. Horizontal Velocity
Area of Study:
Mechanics
Equipment:
2nd Law Apparatus, Meter Stick.
Procedure:

Set the apparatus up as shown on one of the small tables.  Height should be 1 meter from the table top.  The meter stick is used to trigger the apparatus.

Make sure that the apparatus is level with the table top.

References:
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