1G20.80 - Cart and Elastic Band

Cart and elastic band

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PIRA Classification: 1G20.80

Description: An accelerometer (fishing bob in water) is mounted on a low friction cart. An elastic rope is also attached to the cart. The bob will indicate an acceleration when the cart is initially pushed. As the cart travels down the lecture bench, the bob remains vertical. Pulling on the cord will cause the cart to accelerate again when it changes direction.

Special Instructions: None

Condition: OK

Setup time: 1 minute

Safety Issues: None