A dynamical model of remote-control model cars

  title={A dynamical model of remote-control model cars},
  author={{\'A}lvaro Su{\'a}rez and Daniel Baccino and Arturo C. Mart'i},
  journal={Physics Education},
Simple experiments for which differential equations cannot be solved analytically can be addressed using an effective model that satisfactorily reproduces the experimental data. In this work, the one-dimensional kinematics of a remote-control model (toy) car was studied experimentally and its dynamical equation modelled. In the experiment, maximum power was applied to the car, initially at rest, until it reached its terminal velocity. Digital video recording was used to obtain the relevant… Expand

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