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physics extended essay

hey i m doing my EE in physics and I am sort of confused about the topic.

my supervisor has advised something about "drag in liquids" but i m not too sure about it.

can anyone suggest a better topic or this one is fine???

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But what about drag in liquids?

What kind of liquids?

What kind of objects?

This isn't nearly specific enough...

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well its to do with different densities of liquids and also the mass and shapes of objects such as cubes and spheres

the research question can be narrowed down later but rifht now i am concerned whether i will be able to carry out experiments with this topic??

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well its to do with different densities of liquids and also the mass and shapes of objects such as cubes and spheres

the research question can be narrowed down later but rifht now i am concerned whether i will be able to carry out experiments with this topic??

I think it sounds sound (no pun intended).

I mean, you could conduct the tests by using equipment which should be available to you at your school.

I actually did something similar to it when I was in the 8th grade.

However, that's kind of the thing.

It sounds a little simple- testing the resistance of different objects in different conditions.

Also, we pretty much already know the answer.

Like for example, we already know the characteristics of aerodynamic objects, because the test has been done and is always applied in real life.

While a a EE doesn't have to be ground breaking or require the student to discover something new, they still need to do something which is, to some degree, complex

I'm just saying it's a little simple for a physics extended essay.

People from my school usually do things such as test inertia or something related to optics, and motion vs. density and shape seems rudimentary for a junior to be doing.

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i plan to analyse the velocity of the masses with different variables such as temp., drop height, viscosity (and density of liquids)

i d be recording them using a high definition camera and also graph velocity and acceleration as a function of time

does that make it a bit complex?????

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