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Free Fall Data and Analysis


Segment Total Length Incremental Segment Segment Differential Total Time Time Squared gravity  
  (meters) Segment Length Difference Length (seconds) (s^2) (m/s)  
  0           0    
AB 0.074 AB 0.07 AB-0 0.074 0.10 0.01 7.4  
AC 0.207 BC 0.13 BC-AB 0.059 0.20 0.04 5.9 1.475
AD 0.398 CD 0.19 CD-BC 0.058 0.30 0.09 5.8  
AE 0.648 DE 0.25 DE-CD 0.059 0.40 0.16 5.9  
AF 0.952 EF 0.30 EF-DE 0.054 0.50 0.25 5.4  
AG 1.303 FG 0.35 FG-EF 0.047 0.60 0.36 4.7  
AH 1.720 GH 0.42 GH-FG 0.066 0.70 0.49 6.6  
AI 2.170 HI 0.45 HI-GH 0.033 0.80 0.64 3.3  
                   
  Gravity (m/s^2)                
  Accepted Calculated   % Error     Average    
  9.80 9.70   1.07%     5.625    

Chart Distance vs time squared

Chart Plot of total displacement vs time squared for an object in an approximate 3.0m free fall


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Last Updated on 11/28/00
By Carl Martikean