Experiment 1
Simple Harmonic
Motion
Problem Description:
The purpose of this experiment was to determine the spring constant k using
Hookes Law, verify that the period of vibration of a body on a spring is
independent of the amplitude, and to measure the
LAB REPORT
EXPERIMENT #1 SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION VIBRATING SPRING DATE PERFORMED: APRIL 4, 2007
BRYAN KIM LAB PARTNER: ZARUHR NAJARIAN
Procedure: We hung the spring with the narrow end up. We put weights on the bottom end of the spring and measure
9. Questions
If you hooked two springs like yours together end-to-end and then suspended a 200 g
mass from the end, what would the overall elongation be? Therefore, what would be the effective
spring constant of the two springs considered as one?
Answer:
LAB REPORT
EXPERIMENT #3 STANDING WAVES DATE PERFORMED: APRIL 18, 2007
DAEJIN KIM LAB PARTNER: ALFONSO HERMANDEZ
Procedure: In today's lab my partner and I will be investigating resonant standing waves in a stretched a string. We also experimental
LAB REPORT
EXPERIMENT #4 RESONANCE OF AN AIR COLUMN DATE PERFORMED: APRIL 29, 2007
DAEJIN (BRYAN) KIM LAB PARTNER: ALFONSO HERMANDEZ
Procedure: In this lab experiment we investigate the speed of sound by observing the resonances of sound wves in a
Grant Ashcraf
Physics 132L, Section 19
November 29, 2016
Instructor: Ray Waung
Lab Partner: Christian
Experiment 8: Calorimetry
Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to measure the specific heat of four different metals. The specific
heat is the amount of e
Grant Ashcraf
Physics 132L, Section 19
November 22, 2016
Instructor: Ray Waung
Lab Partner: Christian
Experiment 6: Ideal Gas Law
Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to observe Boyles law in that a fixed amount of pressure is
inversely proportional to its
Physics 132
Homework Solutions
Chapter 14
Winter 2016
2. The magnitude F of the force required to pull the lid off is F = (po pi)A, where po
is the pressure outside the box, pi is the pressure inside, and A is the area of the lid.
Recalling that
California State Polytechnic
University, Pomona
Experiment 3
Standing Waves on a String
PHY 132L
Jaime Lopez II
Partner: Richard Selva
Professor: Joseph Rhee
April 19, 2017
Purpose
The purpose of this experiment was to set up and observe resonant standing
Purpose
In this experiment we shall observe images formed by various lenses and lens combinations,
determine focal lengths of the lenses and lens combinations, determine transverse magnification, and
construct a simple telescope.
Brief Theory
We can relat
10. Conclusion
In the simple harmonic motion lab, my partner and I first tested or investigated into the
motion as it was in static equilibrium. We hanged the weight holder from the spring, and
suspended the spring, narrow end up and got a Xi (bottom to t
1.
PHY 132L-23, Connor Maeda, Partner: Justin Galloway
2.
Experiment #5: Thin Lenses; 5/5/2016
3. Objective:
In this experiment, we show observe images formed by various lenses and lens
combinations, determine focal lengths of the lenses and lens combinat
1.
PHY 132L-23, Connor Maeda, Partner: Justin Galloway
2.
Experiment #1: Simple Harmonic Motion; 4/7/2016
3. Objective:
This experiment involves an investigation of (approximate) simple harmonic motion by
observing the motion of a spring-mass system. In t
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LAB REPORT
EXPERIMENT #7 COEFFICIENT OF LINEAR EXPANSION DATE PERFORMED: MAY 16, 2007
BRYAN (DAEJIN) KIM LAB PARTNER: ALFONSO HERNANDEZ
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Procedure: In this lab experiment we will be determining the coefficients of linear thermal exp
Experiment 7: Coefficient of Linear Expansion Abstract Using an expansion apparatus which included fastened clips and a multimeter, my lab partner and I measured the expansion of three solid rods of copper, aluminum and steel, as well as its respecti
1.
PHY 132L-23, Connor Maeda, Partner: Justin Galloway
2.
Experiment #4: Resonance of an Air Column; 4/28/2016
3. Objective:
In this experiment, the speed of sound is determined by observing the resonances of
sound waves in a column of air. We will be pro
1.
PHY 132L-23, Connor Maeda, Partner: Justin Galloway
2.
Experiment #6: Coefficient of Linear Expansion; 5/19/2016
3. Objective:
Determine the coefficient of linear expansion for three different metals.
4. Formula:
L = Lo(T-To)
(1)
= L/LT, (1/oC)
(2)
5.
1.
PHY 132L-23, Connor Maeda, Partner: Justin Galloway
2.
Experiment #2: Specific Gravity & Archimedes Principle ; 4/14/2016
3. Objective:
In this experiment, the specific gravity of several substances will be determined by
applying Archimedes Principle.
1.
PHY 132L-23, Connor Maeda, Partner: Justin Galloway
2.
Experiment #3: Standing Waves on a String; 4/21/2016
3. Objective:
The objectives of this experiment are to set up and observe resonant standing waves on a
vibrating string, and experimentally dete
1.
PHY 132L-23, Connor Maeda, Partner: Justin Galloway/ Jason Wu
2.
Experiment #6: Ideal Gas Law; 5/12/2016
3. Objective:
1. Verify Boyles law using a 2-liter soda bottle and a PASCO cylinder.
2. Study the equation of state for an ideal gas.
4. Formula:
P
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LAB REPORT
EXPERIMENT #7 COEFFICIENT OF LINEAR EXPANSION DATE PERFORMED: MAY 16, 2007
EDRIC VIERRA LAB PARTNER: CHRISTOPHER FLORES
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Procedure: In this lab experiment we will be determining the coefficients of linear thermal expansio