CH Phys Lab Report 2

CH Phys Lab Report 2 - 1.31s 2 Metal 2 1.13s 3 Golf 1.22s 4...

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Name: Cliff Hults Partner(s): Lindsay Ross, Kevyn States Date of Lab: 10/17 Title: Acceleration of Gravity Purpose: To measure the acceleration of gravity, We will compare this result with the commonly accepted value of 9.8 m/s2 Materials: Multiple Balls, Stop watch, Bleachers, String, Meter stick Procedure: 1. Collect Information 2. Measure the height from the top of the bleachers to the ground. 3. Drop Metal ball 1 from the top 4. Stop watch once ball hits the ground 5. Record Data 6. Repeat process for all balls Data Table(s): Height of Bleachers: 106inches = 2.69meters X= gt 2 /2 G=2x/t 2 Test # Ball Type Time 1 Metal 1
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Unformatted text preview: 1.31s 2 Metal 2 1.13s 3 Golf 1.22s 4 Metal 1 1.16s 5 Golf .84s Observations: Metal ball 1 and Metal ball 2 are the same size and shape Calculations: g=9.8m/s 2 Test # Formula Gravity 2 2(2.69m) / (1.13s) 2 4.2m/s 2 5 2(2.69m) / (.84s) 2 7.63m/s 2 Test # Error Formula % Error 2 (4.2-9.8) / 9.8-57% 5 (7.63-9.8) / 9.8-22% Reasons for Air speed, level ground, ball mass in grams, not dropping the Error: ball in the same position every time. Summary 1. What could you do to improve this lab? Questions: Conclusion: 1. Level ground, perfect timings, and fixed heights....
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Savare during the Fall '07 term at SUNY Albany.

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CH Phys Lab Report 2 - 1.31s 2 Metal 2 1.13s 3 Golf 1.22s 4...

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