Ma-1 Trajectory Model

Aim

To demonstrate a model that shows the various parabolic trajectories corresponding to different initial conditions.

Apparatus

  • Trajectory Models

Trajectory 1 Trajectory Diagram

Trajectory Model and Diagram.

Description

A rod has pendulums attached at equal intervals. The length of each pendulum is proportional to the square of its distance from the pivot point. Different angles of inclination of the rod demonstrates various parabolic trajectories corresponding to different initial conditions.