Coefficient of Friction
Laila Ahmad
Reese Pilgrim
2
Objective
The objectives of this experiment are to measure both the kinetic and static coefficients
of friction for wood on wood contact (represented as k and s respectively for the remainder of
the repo
Density
Experiment
Evan Trammell
Sydney Van Zee
2
Objective:
The objective of this experiment is to calculate the density of various metals using their
respective masses and volumes.
3
Derivation of:
=
Figure 1 Illustration of cylinder.
4m
2
d l
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Data:
M
Gravitational
Acceleration
Reese Pilgrim
Zach Lyon
2
Objective
The objective of this experiment is to calculate the gravitational acceleration using a
simple pendulum model.
3
Equations and Variables:
L= length of pendulum
m = mass
v = velocity
d = diamet
Potential Energy of a
Spring
Reese Pilgrim
Zach Lyons
2
Objective:
The objective of this experiment is to calculate the potential energy of a spring.
Part I:
Equations:
k=
F
x
, with x = displacement (in meters) and F= the force exerted on the spring (in
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The Normal Force
When an object rests on a surface, there is always a fo
GENERAL PHYSICS 1
SAMPLE PROBLEMS CHAPTER 6 MOMENTUM AND COLLISIONS
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A drop (1.1 g) of medicine fell through the IV drip canister. It fell
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momentum did th
GENERAL PHYSICS 1
SAMPLE PROBLEMS CHAPTER 8 ROTATIONAL EQUILIBRIUM AND ROTATIONAL
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Maximum torque is generated when force is applied to the handle 16
in from the center of the jaws. If 80-foot l
GENERAL PHYSICS 1
SAMPLE PROBLEMS CHAPTER 4 The Laws of Motion
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A 40 Newton weight is acted on by an upward force of 60
Newtons. What is the net force?
20 N at 60 combined with 40 N at 12 and 30 N at -118
produces what net f
GENERAL PHYSICS 1
SAMPLE PROBLEMS CHAPTER 13 VIBRATIONS AND WAVES
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QUESTION
A 1.00 m long pendulum in a grandfathers clock
has a period of 2.01 s on earth. In order to keep
correct time, how long would the pendulum need to
be on the moo
GENERAL PHYSICS 1
SAMPLE PROBLEMS CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
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A right triangle has legs that measure 20 m and 25 m.
What is the measure of the hypotenuse?
A right triangle has one leg that measures 35 Newtons.
The measure of the hypotenuse is 45
GENERAL PHYSICS 1
SAMPLE PROBLEMS CHAPTER 3 VECTORS & 2 DIMENSIONAL MOTION
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Fifteen ohms at 0 degrees combined with 30 ohms at 90
degrees will produce what resultant?
What are the components for a current of 86 amps at 70?
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GENERAL PHYSICS 1
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Cities A and B are 90 km apart. However, to drive from one
city to the other it is necessary to drive 178 km on account
of the need to use a bridge over th
GENERAL PHYSICS 1
SAMPLE PROBLEMS CHAPTER 10 THERMAL PHYSICS
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Gas in a spray paint container is used to force the
paint out. The gas may be under as much as 80 psig.
Suppose the volume of gas escaping in one spray
stroke is 4.5 c
GENERAL PHYSICS 1
SAMPLE PROBLEMS CHAPTER 9 SOLIDS AND FLUIDS
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A steel cable used in an elevator shaft has a
diameter of 5.0 cm and holds a car weighing 1800 N.
What stress does the cable experience?
A 0.500 mm diameter strand of
GENERAL PHYSICS 1
SAMPLE PROBLEMS CHAPTER 14 SOUND
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I noticed a carpenter building a house one cold day.
760 m
The sound of the hammer hitting the nail would arrive
at my location 2.3 s after I saw the event happen. How
far aw
GENERAL PHYSICS 1
SAMPLE PROBLEMS CHAPTER 11 ENERGY IN THERMAL PROCESSES
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QUESTION
A piece of French silk pie has 450 Calories. How many
calories is that? How many Joules is that?
How many calories would need to be added to 3.00 kg
of lea