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
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: 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
This experiment deals with Newtons Second Law o
Simple Harmonic Motion
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
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
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
The equipment tha
The Transfer of Heat
Section 13.1 Convection
2. Which one of the following statements best explains why convection does not occur in solids?
(a) Molecules in a solid are more closely spaced than in a gas.
(b) The molecules in a solid ar
Waves on Strings
The objective of this experiment was to explore various properties of waves traveling along a slinky and standing waves on a string.
Part A: In theory, a slinky is similar to a string in purpose o
Section 9.1 The Effects of Forces and Torques on the Motion of Rigid Objects
Complete the following statement: When a net torque is applied to a rigid object, it always
(a) constant acceleration.
(d) constant angula
The Ideal Gas Law and Kinetic Theory
Section 14.1 Molecular Mass, the Mole, and Avogadros Number
Complete the following statement: The atomic mass unit (u) is defined so that 1 u is exactly
equal to the mass of
(a) a single hydrogen ato
Section 11.1 Mass Density
The density of mercury is 1.36 10 4 kg/m3. What is the mass of a 4.00 104-m3 sample of
(a) 0.0343 kg
(c) 2.94 kg
(e) 6.29 kg
(b) 0.002 94 kg
(d) 5.44 kg
2. At standard temperature and pressure,
Section 10.1 The Ideal Spring and Simple Harmonic Motion
A 25-coil spring with a spring constant of 350 N/m is cut into five equal springs with five coils
each. What is the spring constant of each of the 5-coil springs?
Section 4.1 The Concepts of Force and Mass
Section 4.2 Newtons First Law of Motion
Section 4.3 Newtons Second Law of Motion
With one exception, each of the following units can be used to express mass. What is the
Section 2.1 Displacement
Section 2.2 Speed and Velocity
1. A particle travels along a curved path between
two points P and Q as shown. The displacement
of the particle does not depend on
(a) the location of P.
(b) the location of
Temperature and Heat
Section 12.1 Common Temperature Scales
Section 12.2 The Kelvin Temperature Scale
Section 12.3 Thermometers
Which one of the following temperatures is approximately equal to "room temperature?"
(a) 0 K
(c) 100 C
Delta P /Pi
Delta K /Ki
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
Section 1.2 Units
Section 1.3 The Role of Units in Problem Solving
Which one of the following is an SI base unit?
Complete the following stateme
Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion
Section 5.1 Uniform Circular Motion
Section 5.2 Centripetal Acceleration
A ball moves with a constant speed of 4 m/s around a circle of radius 0.25 m. What is the period of
(a) 0.1 s
Section 6.1 Work Done by a Constant Force
Section 6.2 The Work-Energy Theorem and Kinetic Energy
In which one of the following situations is zero net work done?
(a) A ball rolls down an inclined plane.
(b) A physics stud
Impulse and Momentum
Section 7.1 The Impulse Momentum Theorem
1. Which one of the following statements concerning momentum is true?
(a) Momentum is a force.
(b) Momentum is a scalar quantity.
(c) The SI unit of momentum is kg m2/s.
(d) The mo
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
Kinematics in Two Dimensions
Section 3.1 Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration
A park ranger wanted to measure the height of a tall tree. The ranger stood 9.50 m from the
base of the tree; and he observed that his line of sight made an
Lab 8: Rotational Motion
Instructor: Steven Shapiro
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