Physics roller coaster


by BlueCardBird
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Dec19-12, 08:03 AM
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Im wonder if its better to make a rollercoaster from cardstock or plastic tubes? In terms of energy conservation.
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Depends how they are to be used.
In general - it should make no difference to the energy conservation of the coaster-vehicle itself provided the track so constructed is sufficiently sturdy.
Plastic tubes and cardstock have different materials properties which may be exploited in different ways - so the question is wide open.


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