1N21.30 - Ballistic Cart

Ballistic cart

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PIRA Classification: 1N21.30

Description: A hollow block is mounted on a low-friction cart (total mass = 650 g) . A vacuum bazooka fires a ping-pong ball (m=2.7 g) at the cart and the final speed of the cart is measured.  The speed of the ping-pong ball can then be calculated.

Special Instructions: None

Condition: OK

Setup time: 5 minutes

Safety Issues: This is loud!