PHYS 231N
Circular Motion
Lab partners: Pedro Policarpo
Fridays 3pm-3.50pm
Lab instructor: Kevin Mitchell
Introduction
This lab experiment had as an objective to investigate the effect of a distribution of mass on
rotation. In this experiment we applied t
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Brief Calculus Review
Main Ideas of Calculus:
(Almost) Everything You Need to Know
About Differential Calculus
The derivative of a function f(x) is defined as:
d
f (x + x) f (x)
f (x) = lim
x0
dx
x
When you hear deriva=ve.think cha
PHYS 231N
Harmonic Motion
Lab partners: Pedro Policarpo
Fridays 3pm-3.50pm
Lab instructor: Kevin Mitchell
Introduction
The main purpose of this experiment was to investigate the simple harmonic motion of a
suspended mass oscillating vertically on a spring
Physics 231N
Ballistic Pendulum
Pedro Policarpo
Friday 3-3.50pm
Lab Instructor: Kevin Mitchell
Introduction
A collision between two bodies can be elastic or inelastic. In an elastic collision the two
bodies rebound without a loss nor gain of kinetic energ
Introduction:
This experiment is mostly focused on the Principle of the Conservation of linear
Momentum. Linear momentum is a vector quantity defined as the product of an objects mass,
m, and its velocity, v and it is given by the equation p=mv. This prin
PHYS 231N
Vibrating String
Lab partners: Pedro Policarpo
Fridays 3pm-3.50pm
Lab instructor: Kevin Mitchell
Introduction
This experiment had as an objective the study of the formation of standing waves on a vibrating
string. The standing wave is a wave tha
Introduction:
This experiment is mostly focused on the Principle of the Conservation of linear
Momentum. Linear momentum is a vector quantity defined as the product of an objects mass,
m, and its velocity, v and it is given by the equation p=mv. This prin
Introduction:
This experiment is mostly focused on the Principle of the Conservation of linear
Momentum. Linear momentum is a vector quantity defined as the product of an objects mass,
m, and its velocity, v and it is given by the equation p=mv. This prin
Physics 231N
Resolution of Forces
Lab partners: Pedro Policarpo
Fridays 3pm-3.50pm
Lab instructor: Kevin Mitchell
Introduction
Force is an attribute of energy that causes physical action or movement. It is a vector,
meaning it has both magnitude and direc
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Welcome to Physics 226N/231N
Unit Conversion
There are lots of dierent units for measuring the fundamental quanDDes of
Dme, distance, and mass and the derived units such as speed, energy, and
volume
To conv