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Physics 2048 Lab Report Lab 1: Laboratory Fundamentals and Data Analysis Date Due: September 9, 2010 Introduction and Abstract: The purpose of the experiment was to prove the affects of Hooke’s law which is the measure of the elastic limit of a spring. The displacement of the spring due to the force from the weights was

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measured to be the following: 1) .205kg=.011 2).0307kg=.011 3).0408kg=.010 4).0701kg=.023 5).907kg=.022. In this lab the student will learn the purpose of taking data, become familiar with the standards of measurement, learn the basics of the analysis of a data set, and learn how to determine and report errors in measurements. In this experiment we measured weights and found their displacements according to their mass. With this data we found the force and plotted with respect to the displacement. Diagram :
Data :

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graph.pdf Mass (g) Mass (kg) Force (N) Disp (m) Disp (mm) K 20.5+-.1 .0205+-.0001 .2009+-.03 .011+-.0005 11 30.7+-.1 .0307+-.0001 .3056+-.03 .011+-.0005 11 40.8+-.1 .0408+-.0001 0.3998+-.03 .010+-.0005 10 70.1+-.1 .0701+-.0001 .6869+-.03 .023+-.0005 23 90.7+-.1 .0907+-.0001 .8889+-.03 .022+-.0005 22
Calculations: Mass (g) Disp. (mm)

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