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anonymous /reading_data.cpp
Created Jul 1, 2017

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reading_data
#include <iostream>
#include <fstream>
#include <cmath>
using namespace std;
// Main Function
int main()
{
// Variables
float data1; // time for 30 oscillations in seconds
float data2; // time for 30 oscillations in seconds
float data3; // time for 30 oscillations in seconds
float avg_oscillation_time; // average of the 3 times
float T_period; // time for 30 oscillations divided by 30
float length; // length of string from base to weight on end of string in centimeters
const float pi = 3.14;
float gravity; // this is what we are trying to figure out in cm/sec squared
ifstream file; // this is my file stream object
file.open("experiment.data"); // this is my file in the same directory
file >> data1 ; // data1 is the first line in the file
file >> data2 ; // data2 is the second line in the file
file >> data3 ; // data3 is the third line in the file
// this is my processing section
length=10.5;
avg_oscillation_time = (data1 + data2 + data3)/(3);
T_period = (avg_oscillation_time) / (30);
gravity = pow(pi,2)*(length)*(4) / pow(T_period,2);
// this is my display section
// this is the data that I extracted from the file
cout << "This is the data I extracted from my file. " << endl;
cout << endl;
cout << data1 << " seconds" << endl;
cout << data2 << " seconds" << endl;
cout << data3 << " seconds" << endl;
cout << endl;
cout << "My average oscillation time was " << avg_oscillation_time << " seconds" << endl;
cout << endl;
cout << "The period of the oscillations was " << T_period << endl;
cout << endl;
cout << "The gravity we got from our experiment was :" << endl;
cout << endl;
cout << "gravity" << " = " << gravity << " cm/seconds squared " << endl;
cout << endl;
cout << "I thought I could jump a bit higher today!" << endl;
cout << endl;
file.close();
return 0;
}
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