Investigation 2 : Archimedes Principle
Aim
The aim of this experiment is to test the Archimedes principle, buoyancies and densities of
different materials by measuring mass and volume. Specifically, we will measure the responses
of an empty, partially ful
Investigation 2: Archimedes Principle
Aim:
To measure numerous objects mass and volume to compute certain densities. This will further
develop the understanding of various concepts like density, buoyancy, Archimedes Principle, etc.
Risk Assessment:
Tasks
TOPIC 2 TUTORIAL PROBLEMS
WHY DOES YOUR KETTLE BOIL?
1. Convert the following temperatures from o C to K:
27 o C
100 o C
0 o C.
Convert these temperatures from K to o C:
0K
100 K
500 K
2. Explain how convection currents form in a room with a heater turned
Investigation 1: Using a kettle to calculate the specific
heat of water
Introduction
This experiment is to determine the specific heat of water, Cw, by calculating how long it
takes a kettle to boil.
This exercise is designed to give an understanding of:
Quiz 4 T1 2015
7/06/2015 12:46 pm
School of Physics
Faculty of Science
Site Home
Announcements
"
User Guides
You are logged in as Jayden Takahashi (Log out)
PHYS1110-Everyday Physics T1 2015
#
My courses UNSWA - University of New South Wales SCI - Fac
Quiz 1 T1 2015
20/07/2015 10:24 pm
School of Physics
Faculty of Science
Site Home
Announcements
"
User Guides
You are logged in as Jayden Takahashi (Log out)
PHYS1110-Everyday Physics T1 2015
#
My courses U S P P Topic 3 Quiz 1 T1 2015
Started on
Satu
Aim of investigation
The purpose of this experiment is to conduct some simulations to find how the
magnetic field behave inside and outside a bar magnet/the Earth, verify
Faradays law and investigate how a generator work.
Risk assessment
This exp
Investigation 2: Archimedes Principle
1. The aim of the investigation
In this investigation, we are going to understand the buoyancy
force and the Archimedes principle, and a more particular
knowledge of the density and the uncertainties through how to
ma
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES
PHYS1110: Everyday
Physics
Pendulums in Grandfather Clocks- Final Report
Viraj Shah- 3462191
Semester 1, 2016
Historical Context
In 1656, Dutch scientist Christiaan Huygens invented the pendulum clock [1]. Christiaan
Huyg
Quiz 3 T1 2015
15/05/2015 10:55 pm
School of Physics
Faculty of Science
Site Home
Announcements
"
User Guides
You are logged in as Jayden Takahashi (Log out)
PHYS1110-Everyday Physics T1 2015
#
My courses UNSWA - University of New South Wales SCI - Fa
Investigation 2: Archimedes Principle
1. The aim of the investigation
In this investigation, we are going to understand the Newton's
second law by separating forces into components, and a more
particular knowledge of the frictional forces and the
uncertai
Using a kettle to calculate the specific heat of water
1 Purpose
a.calculating specific heats
b. that electrical power can be transformed into heat that changes the
temperature of water
c. the importance of repeating a measurement
d. how to use the gradie
PHYS1110
Investigation 5: Measuring the speed of sound in
air using resonance
Aim
To use different frequency sound signals to find the fundamental frequency of an
air column, and to use this data to calculate the speed of sound in air.
Risk Assessment
Tas
PHYS1110
Investigation 6: Magnetic fields, the Earth, Faradays law and generators
Aim
To investigate the magnetic field surrounding and inside a bar magnet and the
Earth as well as how a generator works, by observing the properties of a magnet
and demonst
PHYS1110
Final Report: How do swings work?
Historical context
Swings can be found in a variety of places from childrens playgrounds to
circuses for acrobats. They have been around for at least as early as the 5 th century
B.C. (Martha, 2013), existing in
Everyday Physics PHYS1110: Investigation 1
Determining the specific heat capacity of water using a kettle
Aim: To determine the specific heat capacity of water using a kettle.
Risk Assessment
Information regarding the risks involved with the investigation
PHYS1110
Investigation 4: Measuring refractive index of
water and observing refraction
Aim
To observe coins to measure the refractive index of water, and to observe the
refraction of light in water.
Risk Assessment
Tasks
Hazards
Associated risks
(Step 3)
Investigation 2: Archimedes Principle
Introduction
In this experiment you will be measuring the mass and volume of various objects
and using these measurements to calculate densities and make predictions. The
investigation is designed to give you an under
Using a kettle to calculate the specific heat of water
1 Purpose
a.calculating specific heats
b. that electrical power can be transformed into heat that changes the
temperature of water
c. the importance of repeating a measurement
d. how to use the gradie
Investigation 2
Z5036706
MENGQI HE
Introduction
In this experiment, the mass and volume of small bottle will be measured when filled in sand
and salt separately. The aim of this experiment is to calculate the density of various objects
and understand the
Investigation 2
Z5036706
MENGQI HE
Introduction
In this experiment, the mass and volume of small bottle will be measured when filled in sand
and salt separately. The aim of this experiment is to calculate the density of various objects
and
Investigation 1: Using a kettle to calculate the
specific heat of water
Introduction
In this experiment you will be determining the specific heat of water, cw, by
timing how long it takes a kettle to boil.
This exercise is designed to give you an u
General linear plot with errors
y-axis vs x-axis
x-axis
y-axis
units
units
error
value
2.0
0.10
0.5
4.0
0.20
1.1
6.0
0.30
1.3
8.0
0.30
2.1
10.0
0.30
2.5
12.0
0.40
3.1
14.0
0.40
3.5
16.0
0.40
4.2
18.0
0.50
4.4
20.0
0.50
4.9
x-axis
6.0
Cx x square x y Sum x
General linear plot
x-axis
y-axis
units
units
Relationship between Time and Volum
yaxis
vs xaxis x-axis (units)
200
180
yaxis
(unit
s)
Can us x ti x squared x
Time(s)
160
y
Sum x
0
Sum y
140 1 9.4
0.04 0.2
47 Sum xy
74.00
120
3.6
30
0.16 0.4
74 Sum xx
0.6