Wednesday, August 18, 2004

Ball Speed in Sports

Had an argument with a couple of friends today about how ball speed is measured in sports like tennis, volleyball and baseball. Turns out they are using gun radars...
Just like the way the police measures the speed of cars...

here's a couple of links:

How Radar Detection works
How Your Speedchek Speed Sport Radar Gun Works
Definitions for Doppler Effect

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