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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Simultaneous Fall Apparatus

PIRA 1D60.20

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Description:

The device drops two balls simultaneously. One is given a horizontal velocity while the other simply falls. Only the vertical component determines the fall time, hence they fall with the same acceleration and simultaneously impact the table or the ground.

Recipe and
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Simultaneous Fall Apparatus
Table Rod
Right Angle Clamp
Table Clamp

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Simultaneous Fall

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Simultaneous Fall

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