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Help with building a battery transporter for physics

  1. Jan 16, 2010 #1
    we have to build vehicle that can transport a d cell battery 7 meters as fast as possible using the potential energy of no more than 2 kilograms falling from 80cm.

    we want to use this design:
    http://www.scioly.org/w/images/6/69/SC-brake3diag.gif [Broken]

    http://www.scioly.org/w/images/3/33/SC-brake3.gif [Broken]

    but we're not sure how to build it exactly so if you can, please help us get started!
     
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  3. Jan 17, 2010 #2

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    If your school has a machine shop, use that. It should have a supply of wood that you can use to construct the frame. If you can't make metal wheels, you might have to improvise with wooden ones.
     
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