Experiment 3 Force and Potential energy

Experiment 3 Force and Potential energy - Experiment 3:...

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Experiment 3: Force and Potential Energy Giselle Zornberg (ut eid: gzz57) PHY 103M Section #60260 (Mon 9-11am) Introduction: The purpose of this experiment is to verify that the formula F mag = -dU/ dx provides the correct result for the force between two bar magnets, where F mag is the magnetic force on the glider and U is the magnetic potential. This lab will consist of calculating the final velocity of the glider after it has converted all its potential energy from the magnets into kinetic energy for different distances from the magnet, utilizing the formula KE = (1/2)mv 2 to find the final kinetic energy and, in turn, the initial magnetic potential energy. In order to confirm that force is equal to the negative derivative of the magnetic potential graph at a specific separation distance x s , the force exerted upon the glider at separation distance x s will be measured by suspending weight from a thread connected to the glider and directed over the pulley, utilizing the formula F = mg. If the negative derivative of the magnetic potential graph at the separation distance x
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