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Work-Energy Theorem

A force sensor is used to measure the changing force applied by a stretched elastic cord, while a motion sensor records the resulting velocity of the cart. The work done by the elastic cord is compared to the increase in kinetic energy.

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Source: Lab #32

Comprehensive 850 Physics System Experiments

Work-Energy Theorem