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  1. This is our Buggy Lab report from Sept. 14, 2012 [ATTACH=CONFIG]478[/ATTACH] Distance (m) Time1(s) Time2(s) Time3(s) Average(s) Distance (m) 1 2.59 2.68 2.74 2.67 1 2 4.8 5.22 5.34 5.12 2 3 6.74 8.05 7.89 7.56 3 4 9.13 10.88 10.52 10.17666667 4 5 11.96 13.79 13.43 13.06 5
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[TABLE="width: 341"] [TR] [TD="width: 34, bgcolor: transparent"]Car#[/TD] [TD="width: 130, bgcolor: transparent"]Vehicle Description[/TD] [TD="width: 85, bgcolor: transparent"]Distance (m)[/TD] [TD="width: 57, bgcolor: transparent"]Time (s)[/TD] [TD="width: 83, bgcolor: transparent"]Speed (m/s)[/TD] [TD="width: 64, bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [/TR] [TR] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]1[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]20[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]1.73[/TD] [TD="class: xl63, bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]11.56[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [/TR] [TR] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]2[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]20[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]1.81[/TD] [TD="class: xl63, bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]11.05[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [/TR] [TR] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]3[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]20[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]4.06[/TD] [TD="class: xl63, bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]4.93[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [/TR] [TR] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]4[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]20[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]1.53[/TD] [TD="class: xl63, bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]13.07[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [/TR] [TR] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]5[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]20[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]1.81[/TD] [TD="class: xl63, bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]11.05[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [/TR] [TR] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]6[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]20[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]1.41[/TD] [TD="class: xl63, bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]14.18[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [/TR] [TR] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]7[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]20[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]2.29[/TD] [TD="class: xl63, bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]8.73[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [/TR] [TR] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]8[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]20[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]1.35[/TD] [TD="class: xl63, bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]14.81[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [/TR] [TR] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]9[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]20[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]1.89[/TD] [TD="class: xl63, bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]10.58[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [/TR] [TR] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]10[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]20[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]2.12[/TD] [TD="class: xl63, bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]9.43[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [/TR] [TR] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"]Average[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]2[/TD] [TD="class: xl63, bgcolor: transparent, align: right"]10.94[/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [/TR] [TR] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"] Tanner Craig, Danny Warner PoliceReport Given the task of measuringvehicles speed on Cooper road by the Police Dept. The speed limit being 15.6meters per second, we found the speeds of ten different vehicles by firstlaying out 20 meters using a measuring tape. Using two stop watches we eachstood at one end of the 20 meters. From there as the vehicle passed we startedthe stop watch, when the front bumper reached the end we both stopped ourwatches. We both checked to find the average time of the given vehicle andrecorded it accordingly. When the car came into view before we took the time weexamined the car for the make, model, and color and try to read the licenseplate number. Ourresults displayed that no cars were speeding at the time of the measurement. Thecars that were involved in the experiment displayed an average of 10.94 (m/s). Inorder to increase the accuracy of our experiment we should have had more peoplein our group, this would have increased our accuracy of the vehicle descriptionbut also more times to compare. Using more people would significantly decreaseour human error because the multiple times and deeper descriptions of thevehicle. Another usefull tool that could have been used was a laser timer, by placingone 20 meters away from one another the clock will start as soon as the carpasses through the laser and will be stopped when it crosses the other end. Thiswill rule out all human error in the timing section. [/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [TD="bgcolor: transparent"][/TD] [/TR] [/TABLE]
  3. tcraig

    So excited

    I too took physics for that reason:) and also agree with the Isaac Newton $$wagg comment
  4. tcraig

    physics

    Simple yet wise.
  5. My names tanner, i play football and lacrosse. i find physics interesting yet somehow ill probably become confused and have no idea whats going on. i have three brothers a dog and a cat. i also enjoy camping as well as going out on my boat. in my free time i like to chill out since a rarely get any free time. i hope to stick with physics throughout the year to get my Advanced Regents Diploma. i am taking physics's because as stated above i would like to get my ARD at the end of this year also im hoping that i do find this class interesting so it may not be as painful as i think.overall im looking foward to this year and i hope that it will be a good experience.

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