Date: Tue Aug 12 00:09:20 2008
Author: Bernard Cleyet
Subject: Re: Very interesting/Fun youtube video for motion in two
Vector force of the ramp? What do you mean?
One thing that would ensure its not reaching the auto' is some of the
linear KE is converted to rotational energy from rolling up the ramp
in addition to dissipation from the ramp's imperfect elasticity.
On 2008, Jun 03, , at 18:54, Richard Heckathorn wrote:
> Wouldn't there be a vector component of the force
> of the ramp on the ball to slow the velocity of
> the ball down so that the ball would have landed
> behind the car except for the force of the road on
> the car slowing it down? I wonder if they forgot
> ignored this force?
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> video for motion in two
> Well, now, that just tells you that you need to
> speed up after releasing
> the ball. ;-)
> Great video!
> Keith Warren wrote:
>> OK. I'm showing this one in my class. These
> kids drop a bowling ball from
>> a fast moving car and allow it jump in the air
> on a ramp. It's a great
>> Howitzer (1D60.10) demo performed by misinformed
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