PHY 211
LAB 3 Report
Projectiles
Min Chan Song
2016
Lab1 Projectiles
Goals: The main goal of this lab is to determine the launch velocity of a ball
launcher with uncertainly. Also, we understand the relation among shooting
angle, shooting power, velocity,
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PHY 211
LAB 2 Report
Motion & Gravity
Min Chan Song
2016
Lab 2 : Motion & Gravity
Goals: In this lab we learn relation between position, velocity, and acceleration through make graph.
Also, we understand the gravity through measuring speed of bubble and
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Rotational speed is controlled by variations in the body's rotational inertia
as angular momentum is conserved
during a forward somersault.
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Why do short acrobats have an
advantage in tumbling and in other
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Images Produced by a Convex Lens (rev 1.5)
Objective:
To measure the focal length of a double convex lens and the values of
magnification of both real and virtual images.
Apparatus: Double convex lens, lens holder, two meter stick, imaging surface,
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Hookes Law and Simple Harmonic Motion
(rev 1.2)
Introduction: In this lab we will measure the spring constant of coiled springs in several
configurations. We will also study the dynamics of simple harmonic motion (SHM) that
occurs when a mass is attache
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Heat Transfer Processes (rev 1.5)
INTRODUCTION:
In this lab we will be studying heat transfer by the conduction
mechanism and measure the thermal conductivity of two metals. We will also measure heat
flow rates due to radiation and convection.
APPARATUS
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Specific Heat & Latent Heat
(Rev. 1.4)
INTRODUCTION: The specific heat, or specific heat capacity, is the amount of energy
required to change the temperature of 1 kg of a particular substance by 1C. Latent heat of
transformation is a similar concept, be
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The Ideal Gas Law
Introduction: The equation relating pressure, temperature, volume and the number of
moles of a gas is known as the ideal gas law:
PV = nRT
(1)
(where R=8.314 J/(mole*K) is the universal gas constant)
In this lab we will hold two variab
Archimedes Principle and the Buoyant Force (rev. 1.1)
Name
Objective:
To calculate and measure the buoyant force acting on either a
submerged or floating object.
Apparatus:
Water, isopropyl alcohol (IPA), two 250-ml beakers, one 600-mL
beaker, 1000-mL sid
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ERRORANALYSISQUICKREFERENCEGUIDE(rev1.1)
We must learn how to make meaningful measurements and how to evaluate experimental results.
We also must learn to identify sources of uncertainty or error and evaluate the precision of the final
answer. Whe
Maggie Zhao
PHY 201
July 14th, 2013
Lab 10: Torque & Rotation
Objective
Calculate rotational inertia of a ball which is rolled down a trial of inclines. Also, we will
apply the concept of torque and equilibrium to a balanced meter stick and using this dat
Maggie Zhao
PHY 202
July 24th, 2013
The Speed of Sound
Objective
Our objective is to measure the frequencies of pure tones and compare the measured
value with the actual frequency of those tones. We will also determine the velocity of the air by
measuring
Maggie Zhao
PHY 201
July 4th, 2012
Lab 5: Static and Kinetic Friction
Objective
To measure the force of static and kinetic friction from a block we drag on a track. Using
the data, we will analyze the relationship between weight and the frictional forces
Maggie Zhao
PHY 201
July 10th, 2013
Lab 8: The Ballistic Pendulum
Objectives
To use a ballistic pendulum to measure the initial and final momentum of the strike and
to analyze the results in relation to the Law of Conservation of Mechanical Energy and the
Zhao Maggie
PHY 202
July 22th, 2014
Lab 1: Simple Harmonic Motion
Objective
To set up a mass and spring system for analyzing harmonic motion. Using graphical
analysis and a mathematical model of the system, we will be able to determine the spring
constant
Maggie Zhao
PHY 201
July 1st, 2013
Lab 4: Newtons Laws
Objective
Measure the force and acceleration for a cart by itself and for a cart with a heavy weight
on it and use this data to determine the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration.
Also,
Maggie Zhao
June 28th, 2013
PHY 201
Lab 3 - Projectile Motion
Objective
To roll a ball off a table and use the balls measured velocity and the height of the table
along with the acceleration of gravity to predict where the ball will land.
Theory
If an obj
Maggie Zhao
PHY 201
July 12th, 2013
Lab 9: Momentum & Impulse in Collisions
Objective
To run a video analysis of inelastic and elastic collisions and observe the relationships
between momentum, impulse and kinetic energy. Also, we will look at graphical r
Maggie Zhao
PHY 202
August 6th, 2013
Lab 8: Ideal Gas Laws (Archimedes Revisited)
Objective
to determine the density fo air and the number of moles of helium in a balloon using
Archimedes principle and the Ideal Gas Law.
Theory
Archimedess principle state
Maggie Zhao
PHY 202
August 11th, 2014
Lab 9 - Mirror Optics
Objective
Explore images created by convex and concave mirrors and to determine the focal
length and its relationship with the mirror equations.
Theory
Curved mirrors comes in two forms; convex a
Maggie Zhao
PHY 202
July 29th, 2013
Lab 5: Heat and Energy
Objective
To determine the specific heat capacity of an unknown solid (zinc) by using the
relationship between heat transfer between systems.
Theory
Specific heat capacity is the amount of heat (Q
Maggie Zhao
PHY 202
July 31, 2013
Lab 6: Heat Transfer
Objective
To test and analyze three heat transfer systems; convection, conduction and radiation
through various experiments.
Theory
There are several ways a system transfers heat. The possibilities in
Maggie Zhao
PHY 202
July 22nd, 2013
Lab 2: Good Vibrations
Objective
To use several lengths of a pendulum arm to determine the gravitational acceleration of
the system, measure the periods of the oscillation and spring costant. Also, a pendulums inertia
i
Maggie Zhao
PHY 201
July 7th, 2013
Lab 6: Centripetal Force
Objective:
To measure and calculate the centripetal force and compare it directly with the static
force required to move the weight. Also, to observe the direct effects of the radius of the syste
Maggie Zhao
PHY 201
July 8th, 2013
Lab 7: Energy of a Tossed Ball
Objective:
To measure the change in kinetic and potential energy as the ball is tossed up and then
comes back down. Using the data, we will be able to analyze the relationship between kinet
Maggie Zhao
June 24th, 2013
PHY 201
Lab 1 - Modern Galileo Experiment
Objective
To use a motion detector, a ball and a ramp to measure its velocity and acceleration and
using the data to analyze Galileos assumption of uniform acceleration.
Theory
Galileo
Maggie Zhao
June 26th, 2013
PHY 201
Lab 2 - Experiment: Free Fall
Objective
To analyze the velocity and acceleration of a ball in free fall motion by examining a
video. Using the analyzed data, we are able to examine the relationship between the two
kinem
Maggie Zhao
PHY 202
August 2nd, 2013
Lab 7 - Boyles Law
Objective
To use a syringe to observe Boyles Law and to use our data to solve for Boltzmanns
Constant (K).
Theory
Boyles Law states that if the pressure of a gas increases, then its volume decreases
Maggie Zhao
PHY 202
July 26th, 2013
Lab 4: Archimedes Principle
Objective
To use Archimedes principle to determine the density of water and to determine the
identity of an unknown object by calculating for its density.
Theory
When an object is place in a