ERIC Number: EJ380743
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Measuring Speed Using a Computer--Several Techniques.
Pearce, Jon M.
Physics Education, v23 n5 p291-96 Sep 1988
Introduces three different techniques to facilitate the measurement of speed and the associated kinematics and dynamics using a computer. Discusses sensing techniques using optical or ultrasonic sensors, interfacing with a computer, software routines for the interfaces, and other applications. Provides circuit diagrams, pictures, and a program to count voltage pulses. (YP)
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Interfaces, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Higher Education, Laboratory Equipment, Laboratory Procedures, Mechanics (Physics), Physics, Science Education, Science Equipment, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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