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ERIC Number: EJ281697
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-May
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Determining the Air Drag on a Car.
Farr, John E.
Physics Teacher, v21 n5 p320-21 May 1983
Students' cars and wristwatches are used as "apparatus" to introduce and demonstrate Newton's second law of motion. Forces acting on cars are discussed and typical student data (for different makes of cars) are provided. Data could also be used in discussions of work, horsepower, efficiency, and energy cost. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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