In this video I explain how the angle made by the ball is related to the acceleration of this system, which is called an “Accelerometer.” Basic Calculus and Newton’s Laws of motion were applied to solving this problem.
Young, Hugh D., Roger A. Freedman, A. Lewis Ford, Francis Weston Sears, and Mark Waldo Zemansky. Sears and Zemansy’s University Physics: With Modern Physics. San Francisco: Pearson/Addison Wesley, 2008. Print.
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