Energy
Lab # 7
Daniel Shamalov
Physics 411 Lab
Prof. Steven Scharf
3/18/15
Introduction:
Gravitational potential energy is stored energy depending on its position. Kinetic energy
is the energy of motion. For this experiment we will be confirming the conce

Joanna Biswas
Lab Report
Measurement
Purpose: To acquaint with the simple measurements of distances, mass, volume, and
density. To study experimental error.
Introduction: Measurement is the assignment of a number to a characteristic of an
object or event,

Joanna Biswas
Lab Report 3
Vectors
Objectives- To practice using graphical and analytical methods to add vectors
in two dimensions; to visualize the vector addition well.
Materials- Ruler, protractor, two rods, meter stick, calculator.
Introduction- A vec

Force Table/ Vectors
Lab # 2
Daniel Shamalov
Physics 411 Lab
Prof. Steven Scharf
2/04/15
Introduction/Purpose:
If an object is at rest or if its moving at a constant velocity in a straight line the net force of
the object is 0. Its defined as:
F net x ,

Uniform Circular Motion
Lab # 6
Daniel Shamalov
Physics 411 Lab
Prof. Steven Scharf
3/11/15
Introduction:
Centripetal force is defined as:
mv 2
=F c
r
An object can move around a circle with constant velocity and still have acceleration
because there is a

Ballistic Pendulum
Lab # 10
Daniel Shamalov
Physics 411 Lab
Prof. Steven Scharf
4/?/15
Introduction:
For this experiment we combined the knowledge we know about energy and
momentum. This experiment simulates the ballistic pendulum which invented by an Eng

Modulus of Elasticity
Lab # 12
Daniel Shamalov
Physics 411 Lab
Prof. Steven Scharf
4/29/15
Introduction:
The modulus of elasticity is the measurement of the tendency of deformation. Many
objects have tendency to deform, stretch and retract back to its ori

Dynamics
Lab # 4
Daniel Shamalov
Physics 411 Lab
Prof. Steven Scharf
2/25/15
Introduction:
Force is defined as:
Fnet =ma
This means that the net force applied to an object of the system is proportional to the mass of the object
and the acceleration caused

Conservation of Momentum
Lab # 8
Daniel Shamalov
Physics 411 Lab
Prof. Steven Scharf
4/?/15
Introduction:
Momentum is defined as:
p=m v
It is a vector which is useful for calculating the motion of two or more bodies in collisions and
much more. I would cl

Moment of Inertia
Lab # 13
Daniel Shamalov
Physics 411 Lab
Prof. Steven Scharf
5/6/15
Introduction:
The moment of inertia is the tendency of an object to rotate at a constant angular
velocity. This depends on where the mass is distributed with respect to

2 Dimensional Collision
Lab # 9
Daniel Shamalov
Physics 411 Lab
Prof. Steven Scharf
4/?/15
Introduction:
Momentum is applied by newtons third law of motion. When two bodies collide in a
system they exert an equal and opposite magnitude of force and the mo

Incline Plane
Lab # 3
Daniel Shamalov
Physics 411 Lab
Prof. Steven Scharf
2/11/15
Introduction/Purpose:
Previously we learned about vectors and their components. Using the concepts we learned
about vectors and their components, we can derive the accelerat

Equilibrium of Parallel Forces
Lab # 11
Daniel Shamalov
Physics 411 Lab
Prof. Steven Scharf
4/22/15
Introduction:
In this experiment we were dealing with a branch of statics where the sum of the forces
equal to 0. This time it deals with the center of mas

Coefficient of Friction
Lab # 5
Daniel Shamalov
Physics 411 Lab
Prof. Steven Scharf
3/4/15
Introduction:
Friction is a force when two bodies undergo movement across each other, such as a
block sliding down a wooden table. The coefficient of friction is th

Joanna Biswas
Lab Report 4
Force Table/Vectors
Objectives- To determine by means of vector analysis the resultant and equilibrant of several
concurrent forces.
To check the accuracy of the results by experiment.
To measure an unknown mass using the laws o