PHYSICS 145 LAB 5: NEWTONS SECOND LAW
Textbook: Young: Chapter 4 Sections 3-4, 6, Chapter 5 Section 2
INTRODUCTION
This experiment applies Newtons second law to the masses shown in the diagram
below. You will measure the force and acceleration of the cart
PHYSICS 145 LAB 8: CONSERVATION OF ENERGY
Textbook: Young Chapter 7 Sections 5-6
INTRODUCTION
In procedures 1 and 2, you measure the total energy of a cart at the top and bottom
of an incline (assumed to be frictionless) at different angles, demonstrating
Theory
Therearetwobasicarrangementsbywhichresistanceismeasuredwithanammeterandavoltmeter.One
circuitisshowninparallel and the other is in series.ThecurrentIthroughtheresistanceRismeasured
withanammeter,andthepotentialdifferenceorvoltagedropVacrosstheresis
PHYSICS 145 LAB 4: COPLANAR FORCES
Textbook: Giancoli Chapter 3 Sections 1-4
Chapter 4 Section 1
INTRODUCTION
This lab allows you to explore the vector nature of forces using a force table:
In procedure 1: two equal and opposite weights are in equilibrium
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PHYSICS 145 LAB 9: CONSERVATION OF LINEAR MOMENTUM
Textbook: Young Chapter 8 Sections 1-4
INTRODUCTION
This experiment deals with conservation of linear momentum in one dimension:
In procedure 1 you use a spring to cause an explosion of two carts initiall
PHYSICS 145 LAB 14: IDEAL GAS LAW
Textbook: Giancoli Chapter 18 Section 1
INTRODUCTION
In procedure 1: you will change the volume of a gas at constant temperature,
and measure the pressure in the gas; this will demonstrate Boyles law.
In procedure 2: you
PHYSICS 145 LAB 11: EQUILIBRIUM OF A RIGID BODY
Textbook: Giancoli Chapter 12 Sections 1-2
INTRODUCTION
In procedure 1: locate the center of mass of a ruler by balancing it.
In procedure 2: hang two masses on the ruler, and move one until the ruler
balanc
PHYSICS 145 LAB 10: IMPULSE AND LINEAR MOMENTUM
Textbook: Giancoli Chapter 9 Sections 3-4
INTRODUCTION
A cart will undergo different collisions: in procedure 1 it hits a spring; in procedure 2
it is repelled by a magnet; in procedure 3 it hits a rubber bu
PHYSICS 145 LAB 12: MOMENT OF INERTIA
Textbook: Giancoli Chapter 10 Sections 1-7
INTRODUCTION
In procedure 1: measure the moment of inertia of a rotating device by applying
a torque, and measuring the angular acceleration.
In procedure 2: measure the mome
PHYSICS 145 LAB 13: MOMENT OF INERTIA and ANGULAR MOMENTUM
Textbook: Giancoli Chapter 11 Sections 1, 5-6
INTRODUCTION
This experiment will use the same basic equipment as last time, but this time
concentrating on the conservation of angular momentum.
In p
Theory
Therearetwobasicarrangementsbywhichresistanceismeasuredwithanammeterandavoltmeter.One
circuitisshowninparallel and the other is in series.ThecurrentIthroughtheresistanceRismeasured
withanammeter,andthepotentialdifferenceorvoltagedropVacrosstheresis
PHYSICS 145 LAB 7: ACCELERATED MOTION
Textbook: Young Chapter 5 Sections 1 and 2 (acceleration on an incline)
INTRODUCTION
In procedure 1 and 2, we measure the acceleration of a sliding cart on an incline,
and use it to find g, the acceleration due to gra
PHYSICS 145 LAB 6: FRICTION
Textbook: Young Chapter 5 Section 3
INTRODUCTION
This experiment is designed to measure the coefficients of static and kinetic friction
using a cart on a level track attached to a hanging weight. You will use two
different cart
PHYSICS 145 LAB 3: DISPLACEMENT, VELOCITY AND ACCELERATION
Textbook: Giancoli Chapter 2 Section 1-7
INTRODUCTION
The purpose of this experiment is to use a motion detector to demonstrate the
relationship between displacement, velocity and acceleration, bo
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1)
Which vector below represents the resultant of the concurrent vectors A and B in the diagram above?
A)
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C)
D)
Which vector best represents the resultant of forces F1 and F2 acting concurrently on point P as
Name:
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Circuits-Resistance
1. At 20C, four conducting wires made of different materials have the same length and the same diameter.
Which wire has the least resistance?
1. aluminum
2. gold
3. nichrome
4. tungsten
Base your answers to questions
11/12 do now on a new sheet
Sketch a set of graphs that relate the variables shown on
the axes for an object that is thrown off a building
horizontally.
Due today - Extra credit
Homework - Due Monday: Another Angle on F-m-a packet
Due Monday
Project (pro
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Modern-Mass Energy Equivalence
1. If a deuterium nucleus has a mass of 1.53 10-3 universal mass units less than its components, this mass
represents an energy of
1. 1.38 MeV
2. 1.42 MeV
3. 1.53 MeV
4. 3.16 MeV
8. Which graph best repre
Light Review
Name
1. Only the wave theory of light offers an explanation for the ability of light to exhibit
A interference
B reflection
C photoelectric emission
D intensity of radiation
2. Which formula represents a constant for light waves of different
Name:
Period:
Magnetism
1. In order to produce a magnetic field, an electric
charge must be
1. stationary
2. moving
3. positive
4. negative
2. The diagram below shows a bar magnet.
What is the direction of a compass needle placed at
point A?
1. up
Name:
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Waves-Reflection
1. The diagram below represents a light ray striking the
boundary between air and glass.
4. Two plane mirrors are positioned perpendicular to
each other as shown. A ray of monochromatic red
light is incident on mirror 1 at
Name:
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WEP-Energy
1. A 1-kilogram rock is dropped from a cliff 90 meters
high. After falling 20 meters, the kinetic energy of
the rock is approximately
1. 20 J
2. 200 J
3. 700 J
4. 900 J
7. A 45-kilogram boy is riding a 15-kilogram bicycle
wi
PHYSICS 145 LAB 2: MEASUREMENT
INTRODUCTION
The purpose of this lab is to learn the use and limitations of three measuring
devices: ruler, vernier calipers and micrometer. In addition, the concept of
uncertainty is introduced, and calculations are done us
Work, Energy - Chap.6-7 : Part 1
A constant 85-N force acts on a 5.00 kg box. The box initially is moving at 20 m/s in the direction of the force, and 3.0 s seconds later the box is moving at 71 m/s. Determine both the work done by this force and the aver