Student Manual

The purpose of this lab is to study the motion of a projectile launched using a projectile launcher
and inspect different aspects of projectile motion using high speed video processing.

Software Code Download
Sample Results Trajectory of the Projectile
Curve Fitting for Vertical Velocty
Visualisation of the Trajectory of the Projectile
Total Energy
Time vs Height
Experiment Code 5.1
Version 2017-1

Further Readings and References

  • Article 3.1-3.4 Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics , Fishbane, Gasiorowicz and Thornton , 1 60-73 , (1993).

Assorted Photographs

The experimental setup

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