PURPOSE: To qualitatively demonstrate elastic and inelastic two-dimensional collisions.
DESCRIPTION: Two or more pucks can be used to demonstrate elastic collisions. Use velcro collars on pucks to produce perfectly inelastic collisions. Several masses of pucks are available.
REFERENCES: (PIRA 1N40.20, 21, and 22)
EQUIPMENT: Air table, pucks, velcro collars.
SETUP TIME: None.
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