Ballistic Pendulum

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Overview

Applying the laws of Conservation of Energy and Conservation of Momentum to calculate the velocity of a projectile with no more than simple mass and distance measurements has made this a classic physics demonstration.

Typical Experiments:

With Teacher’s Guide and Sample Data.

  • Ballistic Pendulum — Approximate Method
  • Ballistic Pendulum — Exact Method
  • Demo: Elastic/Inelastic Collisions

Includes

  • Ballistic Pendulum and Base
  • Projectile Launcher (Short Range)
  • 2.5 cm Plastic Balls (2)
  • 2.5 cm Steel Balls (2)
  • Masses (2)
  • 2-D Collision Accessory
  • Nylon Washers (2)
  • Thumbscrews (2)
  • Safety Glasses (2 pairs)
  • Operations and Experiment Manual

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