Lab # 1
Purpose:
The purpose of this lab is to look at electrostatic force and to perform simple exercises to
observe it at work.
Exercises:
1. Rub an ordinary blown-up balloon with a wool or flannel cloth. Place the balloon on a
wall surface. Explain wha
Lab # 4
Purpose:
The purpose of this lab is study the conductivity of certain household items. We will also
look and current in a circuit in relation to the voltage and resistance of that circuit.
Exercises:
Construct a simple continuity-test circuit usin
Lab # 3
Purpose:
The purpose of this lab is study the RC time constant and how the voltage across a
capacitor will change as it charges.
Exercises:
Construct a simple capacitor by combing two sheets of aluminum foil and one sheet of
wax paper. Then connec
Lab # 2
Purpose:
The purpose of this lab is to construct a simple circuit and to observe the various circuit
characteristics such as voltage and current drops across a lamp.
Exercises:
Construct a simple circuit using a fixed voltage source with a led lam
Lab # 9
Purpose:
The purpose of this lab is to determine the wave equation from two different types of
waves. The first being a sinusoidal wave and the next being a combination of transverse
and longitudinal.
Input Values:
Part 1
Length of rope- 12
A=0.0
Lab # 8
Purpose:
The purpose of this lab is to determine the number of oscillation by using the equation for
calculating T of a free moving stick on a pivot point.
Input Values:
Angle of release- 35
# of Oscillation in 30 seconds-25
T=0.8333 s
Description
Lab # 5
Purpose:
The purpose of this lab is to observe linear momentum and the result of collisions on that
momentum.
Input Values:
George of the jungle with mass m= small magnet
Gorilla with mass M= larger magnet
Description:
A) I attached both magnets t
Lab # 4
Purpose:
The purpose of this lab is to verify that the pendulum will act in the same manner as that of
problem 8.62 in the textbook.
Input Values:
8.62.
a) Since the energy is conserved in the swing of the pendulum and the peg does no work, the
ba
Lab # 3
Purpose:
The purpose of this lab is to determine various friction coefficients by measuring different
surfaces and sliding objects.
Input Values:
Surface 1- Brick
Object 1- Wood
Wood weight- 0.45 kg
Measured - 35
Surface 1- Wood
Object 1- Wood (we
Lab # 2
Purpose:
The purpose of this lab is to determine how far a ball will travel off the edge of a table when
rolled at a constant velocity.
Input Values:
Height of Table- 3ft.
Distance between mark and edge of table- 2ft.
Time from mark on table to ed
Lab # 1
Purpose:
The purpose of this lab is to determine the height of a structure from which a free falling
object drops. The scenarios is I will be dropping a ball from a structure and through
calculations determine if the calculated height matches the