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Elasticity of balls

  1. Oct 25, 2007 #1
    This is quite tricky..

    How to measure the elasticity of balls using a collision method?

    apparatus:
    air track
    blower
    gliders
    motion sensors (2 sets)
    2 tennis balls

    How do i do this?
     
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  3. Oct 25, 2007 #2

    dynamicsolo

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    If you're trying to set up an experiment, you should start by listing the quantities you are trying to find and the ones you are able to measure. What is the definition of elasticity?
     
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