Theoretical background Equipment list Procedure Calculations and Results Discussion Conclusion In this lab we tested the duration of impact, the force of impact and the change of momentum of the particles involved in the collision all parameters which we can measure to describe the collision 1. 2 meter track system Force sensor Motion sensor Collision cart Track system Science workshop 750 interface Triple beam balance
Accessory bracketclamp Block of wood 1. Set up data center 2. Place cart 15 CM away from motion center 3. Hit stop after the cart bounces back 4. Record impulse and momentum using data center Calculations and results The experiment was slightly flawed because of slow reaction times and not perfect equipment, with state of the art equipment it would have been 100% successful. Answer Questions 1. More momentum means more impulse 2. Because it takes time to record impulse 3. It would stop faster and there would be a sharper impulse curve 4. Because the slows down the forward momentum causing less severe injuries 5.