1I10.30 - Measurements in Airplanes or Jets

Code Number:
1I10.30
Demo Title:
Measurements in Airplanes or Jets
Condition:
Good
Principle:
Large Scale Outdoor Measurements
Area of Study:
Mechanics
Equipment:
Small Pendulum, Protractor, Manometer.
References:
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  • Greg W. Lowe and Eric Ayars, "Measuring the Flight Speed of Fire Bombers from Photos: An In-Class Exercise in Introductory Kinematics", TPT, Vol. 48, #2, Feb. 2010, p. 106.
  • "Editor's Note", TPT, Vol. 46, #4, Apr. 2008, p. 197. 
  • Ivan F. Costra and Alexandra Mocellin, "Noise Doppler-Shift Measurement of Airplane Speed", TPT, Vol. 45, #6, Sept. 2007, p. 356.
  • Gregory A. DiLisi and Richard A. Rarick, "Prepare for Landing", TPT, Vol. 45, #5, May 2007, p. 300.
  • David Kagan, "An Old Pilot’s Yarn", TPT, Vol. 40, #8, Nov. 2002, p. 464.
  • D. A. Wardle, "Measurement of Aeroplane Takeoff Speed and Cabin Pressure", TPT, Vol. 37, #7, Oct. 1999, p. 410.
  • Paul Hewitt, "Figuring Physics", TPT, Vol. 36, #5, May 1998, p. 306.
  • James Merts, "Some Mean Velocities", TPT, Vol. 34, #7, Oct. 1996, p. 438.
  • Paul Hewitt, "Figuring Physics", TPT, Vol. 33, #7, Oct. 1995, p. 479.
  • Albert A. Bartlett, "Physics from the News: Sixty People vs. One 747," TPT, Vol. 33, #6, Sept. 1995, p. 402.
  • Scott Whineray, "Interference Patterns and Landing Aircraft", TPT, Vol. 33, #2, Feb. 1995, p. 82.
  • Robert A. Egler, "Physics Involved in Air Search and Rescue", TPT, Vol. 32, #1, Jan. 1994, p. 14.
  • Derek B. Swinsin, "The Inverted Tailhook Effect", TPT, Vol. 31, #9, Dec. 1993, p. 520.
  • Laurence I. Gould and Charles Waiveris, "Estimating the Speed and Distance of an Airplane", TPT, Vol. 29, #2, Feb. 1991, p. 108.
  • Albert A. Bartlett, "The Plane Went Astray", TPT, Vol. 29, #3, Mar. 1991, p. 152.
  • Al Bartlett, "Physics from News: The Airliner Lost an Engine", TPT, Vol. 24, #5, May 1986, p. 274.
  • Jukka O. Mattila, "A Post - Prandial Altimeter", TPT, Vol. 19, #6, Sept. 1981, p. 410.
  • Pedro Patricio and Jose M. Tavares, "Simple Thermodynamics of Jet Engines", AJP, Vol. 78, #8, Aug. 2010, p. 809.
  • "Flying on Sunshine", The Des Moines Register, July 5, 2015, p. 5B.
  • Clay Dillow, "America's Next Spyplane", Popular Science, June 2015, p. 38 - 39.
  • Joseph L. Spradley, "Meter Stick Mechanics", TPT, Vol. 28, #5, May 1990, p. 312.
  • Nuri Balta, "Locating the Center of Gravity The Dance of Normal and Frictional Forces", TPT, Vol. 50, #5, November 2012, p. 456.

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