3A50.40 - Double Spring Damped Air Glider

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Double Spring Damped Air Glider
  • See 1M40.73.
  • Attach the two springs to the air track cart and use the adapters to stretch them to a comfortable level.  Make sure the flag on the cart is turned so that it not only provides some damping, but can also be "seen" by the sonic sensor.  
  • Peter F. Hinrichsen, "Acceleration, Velocity, and Displacement for Magnetically Damped Oscillations", TPT, Vol. 57, #4, Apr. 2019, p. 250.
  • Erhard Feige, Thomas B. Clegg, and John W. Poulton, "A New Optical Transducer to Measure Damped Harmonic Motion", AJP, Vol. 51, #10, Oct. 1983, p. 954.

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