Basic Measurements
Daniel Khalilov
Basic Measurements
Lab #1
Objective: To practice weighing objects with a triple beam balance, calculating volume with a
ruler, and using the acquired information to evaluate the density with the formula D = M/V.
Procedur
Ryan Chowdhury
Objective: To learn the rules of vector addition, both graphical and analytical. In
addition, we want to gain practical understanding of vector addition using a Force Table.
Materials: Force table, ring, strings, a set of masses, and a leve
Johanes Widjaja
PHY 1003 STRC Experiment 9- Simple Pendulum
Objective: To experiment and find the period (T) , g exp, and % error of simple pendulum based
on the different angles and lengths hanging mass and angle degree and to check/verify answer
mathema
Daniel Khalilov
Lab #3: Vector Addition of Forces
Objective: To prove the law of vector addition by demonstrating that the sum of the forces at
equilibrium state sums up to zero.
Materials: Force table, ring, strings, a set of masses, a leveler, and a tri
Solution to Mid Term Exam #1 (v.3)
Put your name, lab day and time AND exam version on the cover page. Show
all details of your calculation, otherwise you may not get full credit. Write
only in the Blue Book provided. Clearly cross out anything that you d
Daniel Khalilov
Lab #2: Acceleration due to Gravity of the Earth
Objective: To approximate the acceleration of free-fall with a tape timer and calculate the
average velocity at certain distances/locations.
Procedure:
1. Cut a piece of tape around 1-2 mete
V. Coronel
Ohms Law and the Measurement of Resistance
Objective: To verify that, for two points in a material having a voltage difference V, and
a current flow I from one point to the other, the ratio of the voltage to the current is a
constant that is a
Yameen Sarwar
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Partner: Nokhaiz Mir
Experiment
PHY 1003 Lab
Report
1. Objective of the experiment:
To find the time taken by a simple pendulum to complete one cycle.
2. Procedure:
a. First we were given a pulley, some meters of string, a simple pendulum,
Newtons Second Law Lab
Introduction
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m2
mass1 = 0.025 kg
mass2 = 0.598 kg
m1
Fnet = mass x acceleration
Distance (x) = (acceleration) x (time)2
Acceleration = 2x / (time)2
Gravity = 9.8 m/s/s
This lab is premised around Newtons Second Law, which states t
Standing Waves on a String
Object: To measure the speed of wave propagation on a string and compare with value
predicted by theory, vth = FT/
Introduction
When one end of a string, (or cable, rope, wire, spring), has a pulse sent through it, with
the othe
Ryan Chowdhury
Objective: To understand the concepts of torque and to prove that the net torque on an object is
zero when it is in rotational equilibrium. In addition, we want to demonstrate the concept of
moment of inertia for a solid object. To find the
AP Physics C HW # 18-Drag Forces
1. A rock of mass 0.400 kg is released from the surface and sinks in the ocean. As the rock descends it is
acted upon by three forces: gravity, buoyancy, and drag. The buoyancy is an upward force equal to half
its weight.
Ryan Chowdhury
Objective: To prove that in a thermally isolated system, the heat gained by one part of the
system equals the heat gained by another. In addition, to gain an understanding of the concept of
specific heat and measure it for a metal.
Material
Ryan Chowdhury
Objective: To understand the concepts of torque and to prove that the net torque on an object is
zero when it is in rotational equilibrium. In addition, we want to demonstrate the concept of
moment of inertia for a solid object. To find the
Ryan Chowdhury
Objective: To learn the rules of vector addition, both graphical and analytical. In
addition, we want to gain practical understanding of vector addition using a Force Table.
Materials: Force table, ring, strings, a set of masses, and a leve
PHY II
V Coronel
Reflection and Refraction of Light
Objective: To verify the laws of reflection and refraction of electromagnetic waves for the case
of visible light and measure the index of refraction of water and other transparent material.
Introduction
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Forest Hills High School
AP Physics C
Date:
HW #11
1. Describe the type of path that must be followed by an object moving in the absence of force.
Explain.
2. Must an object always move in the direction of the net force acting upon it? Explain and g
Name:
Forest Hills High School
AP Physics C
Date:
HW#10
1. A quarterback throws a football at 20.0 m/s, 50.0 which is caught in stride by a receiver running
directly away from him at 9.0 m/s. (a) Determine the time the ball is in the air. (b) Determine th
HW#27-AP Physics C-Keplers Laws (Questions 1-2), Gravitation (Questions 3-7)
1. Two planets travel in circular orbits around a star. Planet A has speed v and planet B has speed 3v. (a)
Find the ratio of the two planets orbital radii. (b) Find the ratio of
1. An object with mass 3.00 kg moves along the x-axis and is subject to a net force in newtons given by:
F(x) = 2x 4x3, where x is position in meters. The object is placed at x = 1.00 m and released from rest.
(a) Determine a potential energy function U(x
1. Starting from rest a cyclist coasts down a long hill with a uniform acceleration of 0.50 m/s2. At a
particular point the cyclists notes his speed is 5.0 m/s. (a) How far had he rolled at that point? (b) How
far does the he move in the next 10.0 s?
2. I
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Forest Hills High School
AP PHYSICS C HW # 8 Integration
1. An object moves along the y-axis in such a way that its acceleration in an upward direction is given by:
a = 5 t 2, where a is acceleration in m/s and t is time in seconds. At t = 4.0 s, th
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AP Physics: Newtons Second Law and the Atwoods Machine
Purpose: To GRAPHICALLY determine the TOTAL MASS of a system.
Materials: Atwoods machine, string, stopwatch, paperclips, known masses
An Atwood's machine is a device
where two masses,
LeversandStaticEquilibrium
1) Intheleversystemshownbelow,theplankhasamassof10kgandlengthof5m.
60kg
m
2.6m
0.9m
0.9m
0.3 m
a) Forwhatrangeofmasses,m,willthesystemremainbalanced?
b) Determinethenormalforceexertedbyeachofthefulcrumsforthecasewherem=30
kg.
AN
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Forest Hills High School
AP Physics C
Date:
AP Physics HW # 2- Dot Products
1. For A=4 + 3 and B = - + 3, find
a) AB
b) Find the angle between vectors A and B.
2. Recall that work is the dot product between a force and displacement vector.
As a part
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Forest Hills High School
AP Physics C
Date:
Homework#5- Methods of Motion
1. An airplane takes off 550 miles north of K-town and undergoes a displacement of 225 miles
north to its first stop. It then undergoes another displacement of 880 miles south