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EF 151 Final Team Project Rube Goldberg Devices “ The Obstacle Course ”. Troy Holcomb Myles Smith Chris Wheeler Mathew Bird. Step 1. First something or someone presses the pad which then leans the car forward and then makes it roll down the track. Step 2. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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EF 151 Final Team Project Troy Holcomb Myles Smith

EF 151 Final Team ProjectRube Goldberg DevicesThe Obstacle CourseTroy HolcombMyles SmithChris WheelerMathew Bird

Step 1

First something or someone presses the pad which then leans the car forward and then makes it roll down the track.

Step 2

Now the car will hit the first block and tip it over hitting the next block and the next block with a thumb tack on it.

Step 3

After the last block with the thumb tack falls it will hit a balloon which is holding a propeller.

Step 4

After the balloon is popped, the propeller will begin to spin raising the flag. GO VOLS!

Step 5

As the propeller spins, it releases a marble which lands on a balanced catapult then launches a small Lego man into the air.CALCULATIONS

StageMass (car)Potential Energy (car)Kinetic Energy (car)Final Velocity (car)Height (car)Stage 1.3 kg6.728 J6.728 J6.697 m/s2.286 mMass (blocks)Velocity After Impact (block 1)Stage 2.6 kg3.35 m/sSpeed of the PropellerDistance Traveled by the PropellerStage 33 rev./sec. for about 1 sec. or 18.85 rad./sec.9.425 rads.Mass (marble)Potential Energy (marble)Kinetic Energy (marble) before ImpactFinal Velocity (marble) Before ImpactHeight (marble)Stage 4.3 kg.39245 J.31974 J1.46 m/s.13335 mMass (Lego man)Angle of Trajectory Launch VelocityDistance TraveledStage 5.15 kg3.61 Degrees1.46 m/s.0508 m