Optional Practical: Newton's Second Law

IB Physics: Optional Practical: Newton's Second Law

In this practical the acceleration of a trolley pulled along a track by different forces will be investigated, the force is applied to the trolley by connecting a hanging mass to the trolley with a string as shown in the diagram. The acceleration of the trolley will be measured using a motion sensor connected to a computer. This works by reflecting a pulse of sound off the trolley, to make it work better a piece of card...


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