Conservation of momentum. Classes Used: Phys 100, 101
conservation of momentum
To demonstrate recoil and the conservation of momentum.
Cannon on a cart, projectile, string, match
Thrust projectile into the cannon barrel and hold it in place with some string. Burn the string to fire the cannon.
Since we are playing with fire with this one, use some common sense. Updated on: 06/12/13
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