Phys 2015
Lab 13
ARCHIMEDES PRINCIPLE
OBJECTIVES
I will explore Archimedes Principle. I will discover what makes an object float or sink. I will
understand what density is. I will compare densities of different materials.
MATERIALS
computer hydrometer
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Aashima Acharya
Lab #2 Part A Picket Fence Free Fall
Objectives
Measure the acceleration of a freely falling body to better than 0.5% precision using a picket
fence and a photogate.
Materials
Computer Station #
Logger Pro Program
LabQuest Mini
Vernier Pho
Table 1
Velocity of cart Velocity of cart Velocity of cart Velocity of cart
1 before
2 before
1 after collision 2 after collision
Run number
collision (m/s)
collison (m/s)
(m/s)
(m/s)
1
0.2032
0
-0.001927
0.1895
2
0.2144
0
0.00132
0.2712
3
0.2704
0
0.1389
Melinda Gray
June 14, 2017
Lab 5 Report
Lab 5: Static and Kinetic Friction
Objective:
In this lab we will use a Dual-Range Force sensor to measure the force of static friction, and a
Motion Detector to independently measure the coefficient of kinetic fric
Melinda Gray
July 9, 2017
Lab 9 Report
Lab 9: Momentum, Energy, and Collisions
Objective: In this lab, my lab partner and I will observe elastic, inelastic, and completely inelastic collisions between two carts. We will also be measuring all the energy ch
Melinda Gray
June 20, 2017
Lab 6 Report
Lab 6: Simple Harmonic Motion
Objective:
In this lab my lab partner and I will measure the position and velocity as a function of time for an
oscillating mass and spring system. We will also compare the observed mot
Melinda Gray
July 11, 2017
Lab 11 Report
Lab 11: Centripetal Acceleration
Objectives:
In this lab, my partner and I will measure the centripetal acceleration on a record turntable as
well as determine the relationship between centripetal acceleration, rad
Melinda Gray
July 10, 2017
Lab 10 Report
Lab 10: Impulse and Momentum
Objectives:
In this lab, my partner and I will measure a carts momentum change and compare it to the impulse it receives. We will also compare the average and peak forces in impulses.
E
Melinda Gray
June 25, 2017
Lab 7 Report
Lab 7: Energy of a Tossed Ball
Objectives:
In this lab, my partner and I will be measuring the change in the kinetic and potential energies of
a ball as it moves in free fall. We will also see how the total energy o
Melinda Gray
June 9, 2017
Lab 3A Report
3A: Cart on a Ramp
Objective:
In this experiment my lab partner and I will use a ramp and a low-friction cart to collect
position, velocity, and acceleration data for a cart rolling up and down a ramp. We will then
Physics 2015
Lab 14
OBJECTIVES
I will use a Temperature Probe to record the cooling process of hot water. I will test Newtons
law of cooling using your collected water temperature data. I will use Newtons law of cooling to
predict the temperature of cooli
2015 Lab 10
OBJECTIVES
I will measure centripetal acceleration on a record turntable. I will determine the relationship
between centripetal acceleration, radius, and angular velocity. I will determine the direction of
centripetal acceleration.
MATERIALS
Phys 2015 Lab 12
OBJECTIVES
I will measure the position and velocity as a function of time for an oscillating mass and spring
system. I will compare the observed motion of a mass and spring system to a mathematical
model of simple harmonic motion. I will
2015 Lab 11
OBJECTIVES: I will be introduced to the concept of torque. I will investigate how force,
distance, and angles are related.
MATERIALS: Force probe, meter sticks, ring stand, string, clamps, hanging mass, 100 g mass,
a hand level.
PROCEDURE: The
OBJECTIVES
I will measure a carts momentum change and compare to the impulse it receives. I will compare
average and peak forces in impulses.
MATERIALS
computer dynamics cart and track
Vernier computer interface clamp
Logger Pro elastic cord
Vernier M
Felix Vivanco
Phys 2015 Lab 4A and 4B
OBJECTIVES
I will collect force and acceleration data for a cart as it is moved back and forth. I will compare
force vs. time and acceleration vs. time graphs.I will analyze a graph of force vs. acceleration
and I wil
Lab 3A
Objective
In this lab, I will collect position, velocity and acceleration data of a cart going down a ramp as
well as a ball going down a ramp and then falling to calculate the relationship of gravity on an
incline. This will be done via the applic
Impulse and Momentum
The impulse-momentum theorem relates impulse, the average force applied to an object times the length of time the force is applied, and the change in momentum of the object: F t = p F t = mv f mvi F t = mv Here we will only consider m