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Author(s): Adriana Nava Vega; José Reyes Juárez Ramírez; Eduardo Álvarez Guzmán; Julio Valerio Ruiz López; Gamaliel Zapata Rodríguez
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Paper Abstract

It is presented an educational kit to show physical principles: momentum, free fall and measure of gravitational constant for an object in movement. These principles are reproduced using mechanical parts, optical sensors and laser to send a signal into a computer. Data results are acquired and analyzed to demonstrate that the results are concordant with the theory. The results are into a 10% of error far of the known values for gravitational constant on Earth. This educational and demonstrative kit can be use in elementary and undergraduate level; it has as proposes to be a base to show complex experiments and advanced theory.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 May 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6422, Sixth Symposium Optics in Industry, 642209 (16 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.742331
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Adriana Nava Vega, Univ. Autónoma de Baja California (Mexico)
José Reyes Juárez Ramírez, Univ. Autónoma de Baja California (Mexico)
Eduardo Álvarez Guzmán, Univ. Autónoma de Baja California (Mexico)
Julio Valerio Ruiz López, Univ. Autónoma de Baja California (Mexico)
Gamaliel Zapata Rodríguez, Univ. Autónoma de Baja California (Mexico)

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Sixth Symposium Optics in Industry

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