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Unformatted text preview: 2 cos[(2π/0.94s)(0.8200s)] = 3.727 m/s 2 a= 0.12m(2π/0.94s) 2 cos[(2π/0.94s)(0.6033s)] = 3.370 m/s 2 a= 0.12m(2π/0.94s) 2 cos[(2π/0.94s)(0.4422s)] = 5.269 m/s 2 a= 0.12m(2π/0.94s) 2 cos[(2π/0.94s)(0.2650s)] = 1.068 m/s 2 Figure I shows the experimentally determined acceleration, displacement, and velocity as a function of time. Series 1 shows displacement, Series 2 shows velocity, and Series 3 shows acceleration (all as a function of time). Figure I Figure I42 2 4 6 8 102 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 t(s) Series1 Series2 Series3 Table II shows the maximum values as found in the experiment and percent error. Table II Theo Expt % Err v(m/s) 0.624m/s 0.719m/s 13.2% a(m/s 2 )3.727(m/s 2 ) 4.046(m/s 2 ) 208.5% y(cm)12Calculations: (Actual – Experimental)/Actual x 100 (0.719m/s – 0.624m/s)/0.719m/s x 100 = 13.2% [3.727(m/s 2 )  4.046(m/s 2 )]/ 3.727(m/s 2 ) x 100 = 208.5%...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course PHY 201 taught by Professor Dr.orehotsky during the Spring '06 term at Wilkes.
 Spring '06
 Dr.Orehotsky
 Physics, Acceleration, Mass, Simple Harmonic Motion

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