LAB 3: NEWTONS SECOND LAW OF MOTION
Learning Objectives
1. Test the validity of Newtons Second Law of Motion, F = ma, with both numerical and graphical
displays of the experimental results of measurements on a spinning mass system.
2. Learn the definition
Phy 3010
0244-S1CA
Professor Bourkoff
Group member: Vincent Girgenti
Lab 3: Force Table: Addition of Vectors
by Daniel Khalilov
Objective:
To analyze three different techniques for vector addition. The graphical method yiels a very
close approximation for
Phy 3010
0344-S1CA
07/02/13
Professor Bourkoff
Group member: Vincent Girgenti
Lab #9: Simple Harmonic Motion With Springs
by Daniel Khalilov
Objective:
To approximate the spring constant of a spring based on elasticity and periods. The equilibrium
point o
Phy 3010
0244-S1CA
Professor Bourkoff
Group member: Vincent Girgenti
Lab 3: Force Table: Addition of Vectors
by Daniel Khalilov
Objective:
To analyze three different techniques for vector addition. The graphical method yiels a very
close approximation for
Phy 3010
0344-S1CA
6/26/13
Professor Bourkoff
Group member: Vincent Girgenti,
Lab #8: Specific Heat Capacity of Metals
by Daniel Khalilov
Objective:
To estimate the specific heat capacity of an unknown metal block. A metal block will be
submerged into boi
Phy 3010
0344-S1CA
6/25/13
Professor Bourkoff
Group member: Vincent Girgenti,
Lab #7: Determining Acceleration Due to Gravity Using Pendulums
by Daniel Khalilov
Objective:
To measure the periods for various string lengths of a simulated pendulum. For smal
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0244-S1CA
Professor Bourkoff
Group member: Vincent Girgenti, Dax
Lab #6: Conservation of Momentum in Explosions
by Daniel Khalilov
Objective:
To demonstrate the influences of mass and velocity on momentum. Before the explosion, or
projection of t
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0244-S1CA
Professor Bourkoff
Group member: Vincent Girgenti, Dax
Lab #5: Rotational Motion - Torque
by Daniel Khalilov
Objective:
To experimentally observe properties of a system that has a net torque of zero. This means that
the system is in equ
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0244-S1CA
Professor Bourkoff
Group member: Jackie Liu
Lab 4: Newton's Second Law
by Daniel Khalilov
Objective:
In this experiment, a system is subject to some external net force and Newton's Second Law is
validated by measuring the acceleration.
Phy 3010
0244-S1CA
Professor Bourkoff
Group member: Jackie Liu
Lab 4: Newton's Second Law
by Daniel Khalilov
Objective:
In this experiment, a system is subject to some external net force and Newton's Second Law is
validated by measuring the acceleration.
Phy 3010
0244-S1CA
Professor Bourkoff
Group member: Vincent Girgenti
Lab 2: Free Fall Acceleration Due to Gravity
by Daniel Khalilov
Objective:
To approximate the gravitational force of the earth on an object experiencing free fall. A tape
timer is used t
Phy 3010
0244-S1CA
Professor Bourkoff
Group members: Lisamarie Roman, Vincent Girgenti
Lab 1: Introduction to Measurements: Mass Density
by Daniel Khalilov
Objective:
To review how to properly use a triple beam balance and a vernier caliper. We see how th