LAB PENDULUM.docx - ABSTRACT This experiment was conducted to determine the mass moment of inertia at the centre of gravity IG and at the suspension

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ABSTRACT This experiment was conducted to determine the mass moment of inertia at the centre of gravity, I G and at the suspension points, I O1 and I O2 by means oscillation. The finding differs between the values of I O and I G obtained from the experiment and from the theoretical value. The potential factors that caused the difference in values are further discussed. The finding was that the wooden pendulum oscillates in non-uniform motion especially when it was suspended at I O2 .Based on the result, it can be concluded that the value of I G and I O from both suspension points were different although they share the same value of mass. The period was also different for both setting points. After the data was taken, the period of oscillation, T 1 and T 2 were obtained from the two different suspension points. Hence, only after obtaining the value for T value, the value of I G and I O can be calculated. The errors that occurred might be due to the disturbance caused by surrounding and human error. The time for 10 oscillations was taken manually by using stopwatch. By the end of this experiment, the values of I G and I O were able to be calculated using formula and were compared with the theoretical value.
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LIST OF FIGURES No Figure Page 1 Figure 1: Wooden pendulum 2 Figure 2: Stopwatch 3 Figure 3: Vee slot 4 Figure 4: Pendulum support 5 Figure 5: Ruler 6 Figure 6: The student took the reading 7 Figure 7: The student hanged the wooden pendulum 8 Figure 8: The student placed the initial position at 10 degrees 9 Figure 9: The student repeats the procedure with the opposite angle 10 Figure 12: Dimensions of Wooden Pendulum LIST OF TABLES AND GRAPH No Table Page 1 Table 10: Time Taken at Vee Support 2 Table 11: Time Taken at Rod Support 3 Table 12: Table below shows the final result and the percentage of error.
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