PHY 113: Newtons Second Law of Motion
Students name: Jarrod Harbour Lab partners: Jeff Weber and Lacy Butler Date of experiment: September 18, 2008 Section SLN: 79951 TAs name: Jea-Young Choi
Abstract:
This experiment deals with Newtons Second Law o
Lab 4: Friction
Kaylyn Riggs
Kelly Segerson
Kelly Feigh
Darlene Flowers
PHY113 (75922) - Steven Shapiro
Abstract
Friction is the resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving
over another. There are two types of friction, both of which were
Lab 3: Projectile Motion
Kaylyn Riggs
Kelly Segerson
Kelly Feigh
Darlene Flowers
PHY113 (75922) - Steven Shapiro
Abstract
Projectile motion is the movement of an object due to a launching force. It is
distinguishable from free fall in that free fall invol
Measurements of a Table
Objective: The objective of this experiment was to gain a better understanding of mean values, the standard deviation, significant digits, and the propagation of errors. The lab also allowed time to become accustomed with the
PHY 113: Conservation of Linear Momentum
Students name: Jarrod Harbour Lab partners: Jeff Weber and Lacy Butler Date of experiment: October 27, 2008 Section SLN: 79951 TAs name: Jea-Young Choi
Abstract: Linear momentum is the product of mass and vel
Simple Harmonic Motion
Objective:
The objective of this experiment was to study the simple harmonic oscillator constructed from springs and masses. To verify that the period of the SHM is proportional to the square root of the mass and independent of
PHY 113: Standing Waves on a String
Students name: Jarrod Harbour Lab partners: Jeff Weber and Lacy Butler Date of experiment: November 18, 2008 Section SLN: 79951 TAs name: Jea-Young Choi
Abstract: A standing wave is a wave that stays in one positi
Springs and Hooke's Law
Objective:
The objective of this experiment was to test Hooke's law of springs. It was also to gain a better understand of the static prosperities of springs and springy objects. Also to determine how springs interact with eac
PHY 114: Absorption of Nuclear Radiation
Students name: Jarrod Harbour Lab partners: Rex Williams, Eric Parmon, and Patrick Varval Date of experiment: January 30, 2009 Section SLN: 20430 TAs name: Yanan Zhao
Abstract: Radiation was measured through
Waves on Strings
Objective:
The objective of this experiment was to explore various properties of waves traveling along a slinky and standing waves on a string.
Experimental Procedures:
Part A: In theory, a slinky is similar to a string in purpose o
Projectile Motion
Objective:
The objective of this experiment was to test Newton’s law for simple projectile
motion. It was also used to validate the kinematics model of Newton’s simple law for
projectile motion.
Experimental Procedures:
The equipment tha
Lab 2: Free Fall
Kaylyn Riggs
Kelly Segerson
Kelly Feigh
Darlene Flowers
PHY113 (75922) - Steven Shapiro
Abstract
This lab dealt with the motion of a picket fence free falling (assuming
negligible air resistance) under gravitational acceleration (9.81 m/s
Lab 8: Rotational Motion
Instructor: Steven Shapiro
Abstract
The purpose of the lab was to explore the relationship between net torque and
acceleration across a rotating body as a mass was released and to see if the proportionality
constant was related to
PHY 113
PreLab : Newtons Second Law
Name _ Section _ Date _
1. (5 points) What type of motion presented on the graph below? Calculate an acceleration
using information provided by the v(t) graph?
2. (4 points) Draw a free body diagram of a bicycle which i
PHY 111 practice session question sheet 5 (ClassID 10577)
2016/02
Name: Student ID:
1. A box full of books rests on a wooden oor. The normal force the oor exerts on the box is
250 N.
(a) You push horizontally on the box with a force of 120 N, but it refus
LAB REPORT GUIDELINES
Lab Report must be typed. Lab report should be typed from the third person; in the passive
form and in the past tense.
Parameters for typed lab report: Font: Times New Roman, Size: 12 Line Spacing: 1.0 (The
possibility to use the oth
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m1
m2
V1i
V2i
V1f
V2f
P1i
P2i
P1f
P2f
Pi
Pf
Delta P /Pi
K1i
K2i
K1f
K2f
Ki
Kf
Delta K /Ki
Note
Mass of first cart
Mass of second cart
Initial velocity of 1st cart
Initial velocity of 2ed cart
Final velocity of 1st cart
Final velocity of 2ed cart
Init
Lab 10: Center of Mass
Kaylyn Riggs
Kelly Segerson
Kelly Feigh
Darlene Flowers
PHY113 (75922) - Steven Shapiro
Abstract
The experiment as follows explored the weighted relative position of a
distributed mass sum to zero was explored; also known as the Cen
Lab 1: Measurements of a Table
Kaylyn Riggs
Kelly Segerson
Kelly Feigh
Darlene Flowers
PHY113 (75922) - Steven Shapiro
Abstract
Blah blah physics.
Objective
measured with the wooden stick.
Throughout this lab, properties
Measurements
approximated
pertaini
Lab 9: Pendulum Periods
Kaylyn Riggs
Kelly Segerson
Kelly Feigh
Darlene Flowers
PHY113 (75922) - Steven Shapiro
Abstract
The effect of amplitude, angular frequency, and mass on the period of a
simple pendulum were explored in the following experiment. Pen
Lab 6: Atwoods Machine
Kaylyn Riggs
Kelly Segerson
Kelly Feigh
Darlene Flowers
PHY113 (75922) - Steven Shapiro
Abstract
Using an Atwoods Machine- a machine with a weight connected to a
massless string over a pulley, in which it is assumed that the track a
Lab 5: Newtons Second Law
Kaylyn Riggs
Kelly Segerson
Kelly Feigh
Darlene Flowers
PHY113 (75922) - Steven Shapiro
Abstract
Using a modified Atwoods Machine- a machine with a weight connected to a
massless string over a pulley, in which it is assumed that
Lab 8: Rotational Motion
Kaylyn Riggs
PHY113 (75922) - Steven Shapiro
Abstract
The experiment detailed below confirmed that, at least theoretically, inertia
behaves differently regarding whether a disc, point mass or rod are used. Using a
Rotary Sensor, a
Lab 7: Momentum and Collisions
Instructor: Steven Shapiro
Abstract
The purpose of Lab 7 was to demonstrate the law of conservation of energy. Energy
is transferred in the form of momentum, which is product of mass and velocity. Kinetic
energy is the work
Free Fall Measurement of Gravitational Acceleration "g"
Objective:
The objective for this experiment was to measure the value of gravitational acceleration "g" on earth by the free fall method.
Experimental Procedures:
The procedures for this experi