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ERIC Number: EJ148746
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Publication Date: 1976
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Precision Falling Body Experiment
Blackburn, James A.; Koenig, R.
American Journal of Physics, 44, 9, 855-857, Sep 76
Described is a simple apparatus to determine acceleration due to gravity. It utilizes direct contact switches in lieu of conventional photocells to time the fall of a ball bearing. Accuracies to better than one part in a thousand were obtained. (SL)
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