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Post by VansBuilders » January 10th, 2016, 5:29 pm

I would like to clarify a question about Graphs that need to be submitted for this competition.
I have data for 4 different launch angles and 8 different drop heights. I kept the drop weight constant. I can graph drop height Vs range for each angle as its own graph. That would give me 4 graphs for same set of parameters.

Is that allowed or should each graph be plotted for different set of parameters?
If so, I need to get more data for various types of balls, different drop weights etc..

Thanks.

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Re: Graphs

Post by Phys1cs » January 10th, 2016, 6:01 pm

VansBuilders wrote:I would like to clarify a question about Graphs that need to be submitted for this competition.
I have data for 4 different launch angles and 8 different drop heights. I kept the drop weight constant. I can graph drop height Vs range for each angle as its own graph. That would give me 4 graphs for same set of parameters.

Is that allowed or should each graph be plotted for different set of parameters?
If so, I need to get more data for various types of balls, different drop weights etc..

Thanks.
So from the looks of it, that would be perfectly acceptable. The rules 6.c.v states
the score of the scored graph will be multiplied by the number of graphs submitted (up to four, as long as they are not the same
. This leads me to believe the parameters may be the same, as long as the numbers and data aren't the same from graph to graph.

As always, not the place for official clarifications, but that's my take on it. You may want to play it safe an add a secondary title to each graph stating the changing parameter since it's not on the x or y axis, for emphasis and clarity for the ES.

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Re: Graphs

Post by windu34 » January 10th, 2016, 7:31 pm

Phys1cs wrote:
VansBuilders wrote:I would like to clarify a question about Graphs that need to be submitted for this competition.
I have data for 4 different launch angles and 8 different drop heights. I kept the drop weight constant. I can graph drop height Vs range for each angle as its own graph. That would give me 4 graphs for same set of parameters.

Is that allowed or should each graph be plotted for different set of parameters?
If so, I need to get more data for various types of balls, different drop weights etc..

Thanks.
So from the looks of it, that would be perfectly acceptable. The rules 6.c.v states
the score of the scored graph will be multiplied by the number of graphs submitted (up to four, as long as they are not the same
. This leads me to believe the parameters may be the same, as long as the numbers and data aren't the same from graph to graph.

As always, not the place for official clarifications, but that's my take on it. You may want to play it safe an add a secondary title to each graph stating the changing parameter since it's not on the x or y axis, for emphasis and clarity for the ES.
I wouldn't be too concerned over the graphs. What you have sounds fine to me, just format the graphs in excel and make them look professional (helps in my experience)
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Re: Graphs

Post by retired1 » January 11th, 2016, 3:40 pm

Just make sure that you have positively identified the angle associated with each graph- probably putting it in the graph title. Other than that, it is fine.

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Re: Graphs

Post by asthedeer » January 14th, 2016, 4:45 pm

VansBuilders wrote:I would like to clarify a question about Graphs that need to be submitted for this competition.
I have data for 4 different launch angles and 8 different drop heights. I kept the drop weight constant. I can graph drop height Vs range for each angle as its own graph. That would give me 4 graphs for same set of parameters.

Is that allowed or should each graph be plotted for different set of parameters?
If so, I need to get more data for various types of balls, different drop weights etc..

Thanks.
You got it! It sounds like that'll work.
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Re: Graphs

Post by retired1 » January 14th, 2016, 6:25 pm

Each graph has a different angle as the 3rd parameter, so your original thought is very acceptable. You need graphs to be able to control the distances that the ES gives out, not as an exercise in futility.

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Re: Graphs

Post by bernard » January 14th, 2016, 7:19 pm

Dropping the graph template I made and used last season in case anyone wants to use it.
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Re: Graphs

Post by DoctaDave » January 14th, 2016, 9:46 pm

bernard wrote:Dropping the graph template I made and used last season in case anyone wants to use it.
It was very helpful for my recent invite!

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Post by sciolylover13 » January 15th, 2016, 9:25 am

bernard wrote:Dropping the graph template I made and used last season in case anyone wants to use it.
Wow this will be helpful!! Thanks! :D
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Re: Graphs

Post by VansBuilders » February 3rd, 2016, 5:47 pm

I have attached my chart. Would appreciate a confirmation that it meets the requirements or thoughts on what needs to change.
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