ExpSol_I - SOLUTION EXPERIMENT I PART A 1. [Total 0.5 pts]...

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SOLUTION EXPERIMENT I PART A 1. [Total 0.5 pts] The experimental method chosen for the calibration of the arbitrary scale is a simple pendulum method [0.3 pts] Figure 1. Sketch of the experimental set up [0.2 pts] 2. [Total 1.5 pts] The expression relating the measurable quantities: [0.5 pts] g l T osc p 2 = ; g l T osc 2 2 4 p = Approximations : q q sin [0.5 pts] mathematical pendulum (mass of the wire << mass of the steel ball, the radius of the steel ball << length of the wire [0.5 pts] flexibility of the wire, air friction, etc [0.1 pts, only when one of the two major points above is not given] θ Arbitrary scale mark mg l Vertical stand Steel ball Wire
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3. [Total 1.0 pts] Data sample from simple pendulum experiment # of cycle 20 [0.2 pts.] , difference in T 0.01 s [0.4 pts], # of data 4 [0.4 pts] No. t(s) for 50 cycles Period, T (s) Scale marked on the wire (arbitrary scale) 1 91.47 1.83 200 2 89.09 1.78 150 3 86.45 1.73 100 4 83.8 1.68 50 4. [Total 0.5 pts] No. Period, T (s) Scale marked on the wire (arbitrary scale) T 2 (s 2 ) 1 1.83 200 3.35 2 1.78 150 3.17 3 1.73 100 2.99 4 1.68 50 2.81
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course PHYS 0000 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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ExpSol_I - SOLUTION EXPERIMENT I PART A 1. [Total 0.5 pts]...

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