TITLE
Experiment 6: Simple Harmonic Oscillation
INTRODUCTION
In this experiment, we aim to observe and analyze the simple harmonic motion of a mass
hanging from a spring through use of a motion detector and specialized computer software. The
motion detect
Physics 20700
Sections MM, MM2, MM3, MM4
Spring 2014
Formulae to Accompany Final Examination Problems
May 23, 2014
Useful formulae and constants:
vavg = x/t v = dx/dt
savg = Total distance/t
x x0 = v0t + (at )/2
v = v0 + at
2
Vector, A = iAx + jAy A = (Ax
Chapter 19
Electric Charges, Forces, and Fields
Outline
19-1
Electric Charge
19-2
Insulators and Conductors
19-3
Coulombs Law
19-4
The Electric Field
19-5
Electric Field Lines
19-6
Shield and Charging by Induction
19-7
Electric Flux (and Gausss Law)
19-4
Chapter 19
Electric Charges, Forces, and Fields
Outline
19-1
Electric Charge
19-2
Insulators and Conductors
19-3
Coulombs Law
19-4
The Electric Field
19-5
Electric Field Lines
19-6
Shield and Charging by Induction
19-7
Electric Flux (and Gausss Law)
19-6
TITLE
Experiment #7: Buoyancy and Boyles Law
INTRODUCTION
In this experiment, we aim to observe and analyze buoyancy, Boyles Law, and Archimedes
principle through use of various objects and liquids along with electronic balances and a syringe.
Boyles law
TITLE
Experiment #3: Centripetal Force
INTRODUCTION
Using a centripetal force apparatus, we observe and analyze the effects of a centripetal force on a
weighted bob attached to a crossarm with a counterweight rotating on a shaft. The main idea of
this exp
TITLE
Experiment #4: Atwoods Machine
INTRODUCTION
Through use of Atwoods machine, one can observe the effects of mass, tension, and
gravitational forces at work. The main idea behind Atwoods machine is to understand the effects
of transferring masses amon
TITLE
Experiment #5: Linear Momentum
INTRODUCTION
Using a specialized momentum apparatus, we can observe and analyze the effects of every form
of momentum in this experiment. The main idea of this lab is to understand the fundamentals of
linear momentum t
TITLE
Experiment #2: Air Track
INTRODUCTION
The purpose of this lab is to observe and analyze acceleration, potential energy, kinetic energy
and their losses respectively on an almost frictionless air track using a glider. Observation and
analysis is also
TITLE
Experiment #1: Vectors Equilibrium of a Particle
INTRODUCTION
The purpose of this lab is to observe and analyze vector quantities through physical means of the
force table with applied weights on pulleys. Also, through applying graphical analysis, w
the system will be stationary.
Figure 6-32 shows three
crates being pushed over a concrete
Fig. 6-31 Problem 25.
floor by a horizontal force F of
magnitude 440 N. The masses of the
crates are 111) = 30.0 kg, 1112 = 10.0
kg, and 1113 = 20.0 kg. The coeffiM
8. Force and Motion II
8.1
Particles under a net force
If an object that can be modeled as a particle experiences an acceleration, there must be a nonzero
net force acting on it. In order to solve a problem, one should draw the free-body diagram and
apply
12. Conservation of Energy I
12.1 Elastic potential energy
Elastic potential energy is the energy associated with a spring. The force the spring exerts (on a
block, for example) is, Fs = kx. The work done by the spring force on a spring-block system is,
W
13. Conservation of Energy II
13.1 Energy diagram - stable and unstable equilibrium
Consider the elastic potential energy of spring, U = 1 kx2 . In this situation, the x = 0 position is
2
one of stable equilibrium. Congurations of stable equilibrium corre
16. Rotation of a rigid object I
16.1 Rigid object
A rigid object is non-deformable, i.e. the relative locations of all particles making up the object
remain constant. In fact, all real objects are deformable to some extent, but the rigid object model
is
Konstantinos Karamatzakis
Physics 207
09/18/2016
Prof. J. Gersten
Lab Report #1: Measurements
Introduction:
The main idea behind the first lab was to help us better understand how to obtain
accurate measurements to be used in calculations. The measurement
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Chapter 10
4. If we make the units explicit, the function is
2.0 rad 4.0 rad/s 2 t 2 2.0 rad/s3 t 3
but in some places we will proceed as indicated in the problemby letting these units be
understood.
(a) We evaluate the function at t = 0 to obtain 0 = 2.