A magnetic linear accelerator is used to accelerate a steel ball bearing down a track. Classes Used: Phys 100, 101
Magnetism, Conservation of Energy, Conservation of Momentum and Impulse
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To demonstrate forces and acceleration on an object from a magnet.
Gauss Rifle track, 7 ball bearings, 2 strong magnets (all kept as one piece in storage)
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