LabExercise2

# LabExercise2 - Thomas Edison State College Physics with...

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Thomas Edison State College Physics with Labs (PHY-115) Section no.: OL009 Semester and year: AUG 2015 I. Introduction The purpose of this lab exercise is to calculate the acceleration of a rolling object down an inclined plane, in this case a marble is used. In doing so, the repetitive method of rolling a marble down a ramp multiple times, and calculating the time in which the marble hits each mark on the ramp, can then allow us to determine the velocity and acceleration of the marble when it hits each exact point on the ramp, as it rolls down the inclined plane. II. Data & Results Questions 1. 40cm 2. All marks = 77 degrees 3. The forces that are acting on the marble as it travels down the ramp are of a gravitational force along the ramp, as well as a regular gravitational force on the ramp which is balanced by a normal reaction. 4. The acceleration was almost the same for the first and third trials, and faster than the first and third trials for the second trial. 5. No, because the marble will speed up until it reaches its maximum velocity, and

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