Asialena Bonitz
Partner: Jonathon Tonte
Conservation of Linear Momentum
Abstract:
The purpose of this lab activity is to investigate the momentum of two cars before
and after an elastic collision. This is tested by crashing two carts together on an air tr
General Physics: Mechanics
PHYS 211R & 211L
Todays Material: 1D Motion Part 2
Objective: 1a
Fall 2014
Penn State; University Park
Dr. Daniel Costantino
Office Hours:
123 Osmond; T 10 1; R 2 5
most other times (drop by or e-mail)
Set clicker to AD
Instruct
9/16/2014
General Physics: Mechanics
PHYS 211R & 211L
Todays Material: Relative & Circular Motion
Objective: 1b
Fall 2014
Penn State; University Park
Dr. Daniel Costantino
Set clicker to AD
Office Hours:
123 Osmond; T 10 1; R 2 5
most other times (drop by
9/12/2014
General Physics: Mechanics
PHYS 211R & 211L
Todays Material: 2D Kinematics
Objective: 1b
Fall 2014
Penn State; University Park
Dr. Daniel Costantino
Office Hours:
123 Osmond; T 10 1; R 2 5
Instructions on
back of i>clicker
[email protected] (use yo
8/29/2014
General Physics: Mechanics
PHYS 211R & 211L
Todays Material: 1D Motion
Objective: 1a
Fall 2014
Penn State; University Park
Dr. Daniel Costantino
Office Hours:
123 Osmond; T 10 1; R 2 5
most other times (drop by or e-mail)
Set clicker to AD
Instr
9/9/2014
General Physics: Mechanics
PHYS 211R & 211L
Todays Material: Vectors
Objective: 2a,b,c
Fall 2014
Penn State; University Park
Dr. Daniel Costantino
Office Hours:
123 Osmond; T 10 1; R 2 5
most other times (drop by or e-mail)
Set clicker to AD
Inst
General Physics: Mechanics
PHYS 211R & 211L
Todays Material: Administration; Units
Fall 2014
Penn State; University Park
Dr. Daniel Costantino
Office Hours:
123 Osmond; T 10 1; R 2 5
most other times (drop by or e-mail)
Dr. C or similar is fine for addres
9/19/2014
General Physics: Mechanics
PHYS 211R & 211L
Todays Material: Non-Uniform Circular Motion & Forces
Objectives: 1b, 3a-e
Fall 2014
Penn State; University Park
Dr. Daniel Costantino
Set clicker to AD
Office Hours:
123 Osmond; T 10 1; R 2 5
most oth
General Physics: Mechanics
PHYS 211R & 211L
Go to Osmond 119
For rest of semester
Set clicker to AD
Todays Material: Gravity, Friction, & Drag
Fall 2014
Penn State; University Park
Objective: 3
[email protected] (use your PSU e-mail address)
Mid Term 1 Infor
9/26/2014
General Physics: Mechanics
PHYS 211R & 211L
Todays Material: Dynamics & Equilibrium
Objectives: 1b, 3a-e
Fall 2014
Penn State; University Park
Dr. Daniel Costantino
Set clicker to AD
Office Hours:
123 Osmond; T 10 1; R 2 5 W 1 - 4 Instructions o
9/22/2014
General Physics: Mechanics
PHYS 211R & 211L
Todays Material: Non-Uniform Circular Motion & Forces
Objectives: 1b, 3a-e
Fall 2014
Penn State; University Park
Dr. Daniel Costantino
Set clicker to AD
Office Hours:
123 Osmond; T 10 1; R 2 5
most oth
Asialena Bonitz
Partner: Jonathon Tonte
1/20/2015
The Acceleration of a Freely Falling Picket Fence
Abstract:
The purpose of this lab was to measure the acceleration due to gravity by
measuring he time it takes a picket fence to fall through a photogate.
Asialena Bonitz
Partner: Jonathon Tonte
2/13/15
Projectile Motion
Abstract:
The purpose of this lab is to study the properties of projectile motion. The
experiment is designed to predict and verify the range of a ball launched at a specific
angle. By shoo
Asialena Bonitz
Partner: Ray Nearhood and Jerrid Demeck
2/13/15
Hookes Law
Abstract:
The purpose of this lab is to test the accuracy of Hookes Law for a spring.
Hookes Law states that the restoring force acting on an object is proportional to the
negative
Asialena Bonitz
Partner: Jonathon Tonte
1/6/15
The Vector Addition of Forces
Abstract:
The purpose for this lab is to determine graphically, analytically, and
experimentally the sum of several coplanar vectors. We did this by treating weight
puling in a g
Welcome to Physics 211
http:/intro.phys.psu.edu/class/p211sp/
Professor Cowen
1
Class 01: Outline
Why study physics?
Course logistics and overview
Motion diagrams
Velocity
Vector Arithmetic
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Why Study Physics?
Learn B
Class 16: Outline
Review: Impulse & Momentum
Using Momentum Conservation
Inelastic collisions
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Last Time: Impulse & Momentum
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Partner Problem: Piano Mover
You need to slide a very heavy p
Class 04: Outline
Reading Quiz
Vectors
Coordinate systems
Relative motion
Clicker Frequency: AD
press and hold power
button until light flashes
then press A,D
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Previously: 1D Kinematics
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Class 05: Outline
Sign up for Piazza! Over 500 of your
classmates have done so already.
Reading Quiz
Midterm One information
Review: Vectors, Relative Motion
2D Kinematics
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Mid Term 1 Information
Main exam: February 13; 8
Class 6: Outline
Review
2D Kinematics
Projectile Motion
Circular Motion
Midterm 1:
First Midterm Thursday week (13 Feb)
Covers material through this Friday
Sample exams will be posted. Please study.
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What Have We Learn
Class 13: Outline
Review: 1D Dynamics
2D Dynamics
Note: Prof. Cowens office hours Thursday
Mar. 6 are cancelled due to travel.
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Last Time
Ropes
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Tightrope across Niagara Falls
Nik Wallend
Class 14: Outline
Circular motion, continued
Midterm 2:
Midterm 2 is the Thursday after break (Mar. 20)
Covers material through this Friday (Mar. 7)
Details on next slide.
Sample exams have been posted to the course website.
Note: Prof. Cowens office hour
Class 02: Outline
Reading Quiz
More Course Details
Doing Mastering Physics
Getting Help
Optional math review next
Wednesday Jan 22
Clicker Frequency: AD
press and hold power
button until light flashes
then press A,D
1D Kinematics (x, v & a)
D. Cow
Class 09: Outline
Review: Dynamics
Equilibrium
static
dynamic
Some specific forces
Gravity
Friction
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Last Topic:
Newtons 1st and 2nd Law
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Newtons
st
1
and
nd
2
Laws
2nd: A net force on a
Class 15: Outline
Rethinking Newtons 2nd Law
Momentum
Impulse
Rethinking Newtons 1st Law
Conservation of Momentum
Midterm 2:
Midterm 2 is the Thursday after break (Mar. 20)
Covers material through this Friday (Mar. 7)
Details on next slide.
Sample ex