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PHYSICS 2A - LAB FINAL REVIEW For the laboratory final you will be responsible for the following material: 1. Understand error propagation and uncertainties. 2. Know how to calculate the uncertainties in measurements using analog and digital measuring devices. 3. Know how to calculate the uncertainties in calculations using the appropriate error propagation equation. 4. Understand and define random and systematic errors. 5. Make measurements and calculations to the correct number of significant figures. 6. Know how to use every measuring device used in any lab and how to calculate its uncertainty. 7. Understand and know how to derive the theory associated with any of the labs performed during the quarter. 8. Know how to analyze data graphically using MS EXCEL. 9. Understand and explain the concepts associated with each lab. 10. Concepts and terms that you should know how to define and explain include: 1. Systematic and random errors
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Error propagation 3. Resultant vector (graphical and component method). 4. Projectile motion 5. Newtons 2 nd Law 6. Centripetal acceleration 7. Uniform circular motion 8. Conservation of Linear Momentum 9. Conservation of Energy 10. Conservative forces 11. Torque 12. Static equilibrium 13. Simple Harmonic Motion 14. Period of oscillation 15. Amplitude of oscillation 11. Know how to write a coherent, comprehensive scientific lab report. 12. Know how to apply the kinematic equations of motion. 13. Know how to apply Newtons Laws of Motion to a system. 14. Understand how to describe uniform circular motion. 15. Know the conditions for static equilibrium. 16. What is lever arm? 17. What is the line of action of a force? 18. What is the Simple Harmonic Motion equation? 19. Know how to add vectors graphically and using component method. 20. Lab final will include a practical component....
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