Measurements Lab

Physics: Principles with Applications

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Unformatted text preview: Colt Swayze Physics Lab August 31, 2009 Measurements, Verniers, and Density Data : Density=Mass/Volume Element Densities Aluminu m 2.7 g/cm 3 Brass 8.2-8.7 g/cm 3 Steel 7.2-7.8 g/cm 3 Ebonite 1.11-1.33 g/cm 3 Rock 2.4-2.8 g/cm 3 Cylinder: V=r 2 h Sphere: (4/3)r 3 Rectangle: V=l(w)(h) % error=(correct-experimental)/(correct) X 100 % difference=(difference in 2 experimental values)/(average of experimental values) X 100 *(L; W; H; R MEASURED IN mm) (V MEASURED IN mm 3 ) (M MEASURED IN grams) (D MEASURED IN grams/cm 3 ) Metal Block : Aluminu m L W H V M D % Of error Meter Stick 50.5mm 25.0mm 12.8mm 16160mm 3 44.32 2.743 1.59% Vernier 50.84mm 25.44mm 12.76mm 16503.4mm 3 44.32 2.6855 0.537% Tall Cylinder : Aluminum R H V M D % Of error Meter Stick 12.75mm 75.9mm 38762.5 105.94 2.733 1.22% Vernier 12.74 76.18 38844.51 105.94 2.7273 1.01% Short Cylinder : Ebonite R H V M D % Of error Meter Stick 9.3 18.8 5108.3 6.49 1.2705 4.14% Vernier 9.53 18.88 5386.88 6.49 1.20478 1.25% Micro-meter 9.53 18.83 5372.62 6.49 1.20798 0.985% Short Cylinder...
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