National Meeting Program Schedule

2010 Summer Meeting

2011 AAPT Summer Meeting
July 30-August 3, 2011
Omaha, Nebraska

Sign In

Total Number of Records Found: 1

Check

Add Items View Itinerary New Search

PST2A05:

Verification of the Gravitational Equivalence Principles Using Video Modeling
  Location: KFC Courts
  Date: Tuesday, Aug.2
  Time: 5:15 PM -6:00 PM
  Author: Carolina Galvis, Grupo de Física / Gimnasio La Montaña
6761861, grupofisica@glm.edu.co
  Co-Author(s): Mauricio Mendivelso-Villaquirán
  Abstract: Some gravitational experiments need special conditions that are not available in the classroom (i.e. low friction, low air drag force or absence of gravitational field). Following video analysis by Persson and Hagen (Phys. Educ. 46,12) we verify the weak equivalence principle in our classroom. In addition, we verify the strong equivalence principle using the same technique and a low-cost experimental setup.
  Footnotes: None
Select Item
2011 AAPT Winter Meeting Past Meeting Info Help Sign In

© 2014 American Association of Physics Teachers
Have questions about this site? Email the webmaster.