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Ballistic Pendulum Setup and Information

Setup Time Estimates

Setup Time Estimates
Initials of Tech Doing Setup Time Taken Notes
EL 2 hours 45 minutes Includes Impulse and Momentum teardown


Student Stations

  • 1 Ruler
  • 1 Meter Stick
  • 1 Caliper
  • 1 Box
  • 1 Carbon Paper
  • 1 Ballistic Pendulum
  • Plumb Bob
  • 1 Roll of blue masking tape

Instructor Stations

  • Levels
  • Carbon Paper
  • Masking Tape
  • 5/64 Allen Key
  • 1 Example box with carbon paper
    • Should be from bottom up : box -> rubber -> graphing paper taped down -> carbon paper sitting on top.

211 ballistic pendulum:

211 ballistic pendulum equipment

225 ballistic pendulum:

225 ballistic pendulum equipment


Setup Instructions

Student Stations

  1. Verify that all materials are present before proceeding to set up the lab.
  2. Align boxes on the floor to match up with the projectile of the launch of the metal ball.

Instructor Station

  1. None

Teardown Notes

  • None


In Progress / Beta