173.111.04
Come up with a model of how your muscle works internally.
Consider two simple objects used to mediate force in a system.
The inextensible string is a string of fixed length between two objects that can be put under tension.
Springs are objects
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Lab #3: Week 2
Bombs Away! Calibrating a Cannon
Lab Description
Today, we are going to combine our problem-solving and error analysis skills to make a prediction and see how accurately we can
hit a target.
Learning Goals
1. To reinforce projec
The document is meant to be clarification of the idea that for each kind of shot, there are two possible angles.
For the e levated shot , Theta has a plus/minus expression. So from that it is obvious that two angles correspond to
a given stationary target
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Lab #3: Week 1
Bombs Away! Calibrating a Cannon
Lab Description
Today, we are going to combine our problem-solving and error analysis skills to make a prediction and see how accurately we can
hit a target.
Learning Goals
1. To reinforce projec
173.Math
Statistics: Propagation of Error Formulas
Step 1: Assume we want to derive some quantity f(x,y,z) from measured quantities x, y, and z. Each of
these quantities has an average, a standard deviation, and a standard error associated with it.
Step 2
Lab Report #02:
Yu Zhang
General Physics Laboratory I (173.111)
Section: 17
Q1. Describe your design, for determining the different reaction times, in terms of the experimental
setup and the mathematics necessary for the experiment. How does your design s
Lab #2
Reaction Time: What effect does talking or texting really have?
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Lab Description
Last week, we learned how to use error analysis to help us interpret data. Today, we are going to design an experiment to give us
some real physical data to
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Lab #1
Craps! The Nature of Statistical Processes
Lab Description
Today, we will be rolling a set of dice and observing the frequency with which we roll ones and twos. We will conduct varying
numbers of trials to observe the effect that the nu
Rules and Grading Policies for Physics Lab
No food or drinks in the lab, not even water. They can damage the equipment (mostly in the second
semester) and due to some of the experiments we do it is actually illegal to have food in here. First
violations w
173.111.Math
Basic Mathematics for Lab: Numeric Derivatives
Calculus: Derivatives
The slope of the line (the secant line) between 2 different points of a function is given by the ratio of the
difference in the y-values divided by the difference in the x-v
Lab #0
Excel Tutorial
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Introduction
An important skill you will need in this class is using a spreadsheet program. Such programs are invaluable as data analysis and
visualization tools, and are much easier to learn than the more advanced tools.
ANSWERS - AP Physics Multiple Choice Practice Dynamics
SECTION A Linear Dynamics
Solution
Answer
1.
As T 2 is more vertical, it is supporting more of the weight of the ball. The horizontal
components of T 1 and T 2 are equal.
C
2.
Normal force is perpendi
6.
An automobile moves at constant speed down one hill and up another hill along the smoothly curved surface
shown above. Which of the following diagrams best represents the directions of the velocity and the
acceleration of the automobile at the instant
*112.Three blocks (m 1 , m 2 , and m 3 ) are sliding at a constant velocity across a rough surface as shown in the
diagram above. The coefficient of kinetic friction between each block and the surface is . What would be the
force of m 1 on m 2 ?
(A) (m 2
107. If a net force F applied to an object of mass m will produce an acceleration of a, what is the mass of a second
object which accelerates at 5a when acted upon by a net force of 2F?
(A) (2/5)m (B) 2m (C) (5/2)m (D) 5m (E) 10m
108. A simple Atwood's ma
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Lab #5: Week 1
Whats Inside? Can You Determine the Interior of a Solid Object?
Lab Description
You have three spheres with diferent interiors in front of you: a hollow one, a solid one, and one where the interior is unknown.
You need to be abl
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Lab #5: Week 2
Whats Inside? Can You Determine the Interior of a Solid Object?
Lab Description
You have three spheres with diferent interiors in front of you: a hollow one, a solid one, and one where the interior is unknown.
You need to be abl
Determining k
mass (kg)
0kg
x (m)
0.233
1
2
3
4
5
0.265
0.314
0.367
0.419
0.468
Cross-Sectional Area
extension of spring (cm)
EoS (m)
5
10
15
20
25
30
35
40
45
50
F on spring (N)
0.05
0.10
0.15
0.20
0.25
0.30
0.35
0.40
0.45
0.50
F in (N)
9.5969514343
19.1
Rebecca K Zhang
Physics Lab 5: Hitting a Target
Christy, Tiffany
10/20/15
Lab 5: Hitting a Target
4.1
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
The angle required to achieve maximum range is 45 degrees.
The measured v0 is too small.
We didnt have to revise our velocity!
Our calcula
Rebecca K Zhang
9/16/15
Rebecca Zhang
Lab 1: Measurement Analysis Using Spreadsheets
9) The actual slope is 19.62. Our experimental slope was 18.3. The difference is
significant since our calculated t-value = 2 which was greater than 1 but less than 3.
10
Jake Mokris (with Ji Kim)
Group 0
September 18, 2011
Lab 2 Report: Reaction Time
Abstract: In this experiment, our objective was to measure human reaction time. Our
equipment consisted of a ruler and an appa
173.111.07
Mathematics of Elastic and Inelastic Collisions.
The momentum and kinetic energy of an object of mass m and moving at velocity v is:
The momentum and kinetic energy of an object of mass M and moving at velocity V is:
Suppose a system is made up