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Physics Honors – Lab 09 – Conservation of Momentum

Purpose

  • The purpose of this lab is to verify the conservation of momentum when two carts collide
Procedure
  • the procedure is outlined in the handout from class
Additional Considerations
  • Is momentum conserved in both elastic and inelastic scenarios?
  • Does mass affect the conservation of momentum?
  • Is it important to ensure the table is level?
Notes & Processing & Hints
  • use the conservation of momentum equation to prove (or disprove) the law
  • what factors could interfere with the lab? how would they interfere?
  • calculating the percent difference between two quantities is the best way to show that a law is verified

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This entry was posted on November 22, 2011 by in Labs, Physics Honors, SHP and tagged , , .

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