ERIC Number: EJ419027
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Systematic Errors in an Air Track Experiment.
Ramirez, Santos A.; Ham, Joe S.
Physics Teacher, v28 n9 p602-03 Dec 1990
Errors found in a common physics experiment to measure acceleration resulting from gravity using a linear air track are investigated. Glider position at release and initial velocity are shown to be sources of systematic error. (CW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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