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Movement of a rocket - May 16 at 9:47AM
Gabriel Fontinele
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I want to do the analysis of the movement of a rocket of recyclable material, however, with the camera that I use, I can not capture the complete trajectory of the rocket. From some initial data and the mass of the rocket, can the Tracker complete the inclined trajectory of the rocket? If so, could anyone tell me how I do it.


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Re: Movement of a rocket - May 16 10:17AM
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Douglas Brown
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It should be possible to complete the trajectory using a dynamic particle model if you know the initial velocity and the expressions for the forces that act on it. Check out Dynamic Particles in help.  Doug

> Re: Movement of a rocket
>
> I want to do the analysis of the movement of a rocket
> of recyclable material, however, with the camera that
> I use, I can not capture the complete trajectory of
> the rocket. From some initial data and the mass of
> the rocket, can the Tracker complete the inclined
> trajectory of the rocket? If so, could anyone tell
> me how I do it.



Re: Re: Movement of a rocket - May 16 10:39AM
Gabriel Fontinele
4 Posts

Where do I find this dynamic particle topic? In the help tab within the program itself?



Re: Re: Re: Movement of a rocket - May 16 2:21PM
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Douglas Brown
189 Posts

Yes, open Tracker and choose Help|Tracker Help.  About 1/2 way down the list is Particle Models--see that. Or just search Help for dynamic particle. The search function is quite good!  Doug


> Where do I find this dynamic particle topic? In the help tab within the program itself?



Re: Re: Re: Re: Movement of a rocket - May 16 2:48PM
Gabriel Fontinele
4 Posts

Would it be too much to ask if you made a video on your Youtube channel and explained my question better?



Re: Movement of a rocket - May 20 4:50AM
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Douglas Brown
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I think you'll find some existing tutorial on this if you search YouTube. Also, there are many examples of particle models in Tracker's Digital Library Browser. Click the 3rd button on the toolbar to open the DL browser, then choose Collections|ComPADRE Digital Library|Tracker OSP Collection, then search in the DL browser for "model".


> Would it be too much to ask if you made a video on
> your Youtube channel and explained my question better?



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