PHYS1110 report 2

# PHYS1110 report 2 - PHYS1110 Report 2 Investigation 2...

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1 PHYS1110 Report 2 Investigation 2: Archimedes Principle Table of contents Executive summary 2 Risk assessment 2 Equipment 3 Results and analysis 3 Details and calculations 5 Answers to questions 6 Conclusion 7

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2 Executive summary The aim of this investigation is to make understanding of Buoyancy and Archimedes principle by measuring the mass and volume of several objects. Moreover, this investigation requires to calculate the density of salty water using Archimedes principle. The uncertainty is included in each step of calculation. Risk assessment Task Hazards (step 3) Associated risks (step 4) Existing risk control Risk rating with existing Controls (step 5) C L R Filling measuring jug slipping on split water Fall down and get injured Keep an eye on the water when filling the jug, mop the split water up as soon as possible 3 D M Measuring mass with scale Objects on scale may slide down Injury from falling objects such as knocking foot Always wipe the water from the measuring objects and scale 2 D L Filling the small bottle Sands may be blew into eyes Eyes injury Keep the lab or room’s window closed 2 C M Statement of risk assessment:
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