Jeff Trask 9/18/2007 Section A PHY 110 Lab 3: Torque Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to gain an understanding of how force, distance, and the center of mass of an object relate to the topic of torque.
Abstract: In order to demonstrate how the fo
Jeffrey Trask 11/27/2007 Section A Lab 12: Refraction of Light Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to reaffirm the law of refraction of light and to become familiar with the characteristics of converging and diverging lenses. Analysis: To determine t
Jeffrey Trask 10/12/07 Section A PHY 110 Lab 6: Latent Heat
Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to experimentally find the latent heat of vaporization of liquid nitrogen. Abstract: In order to determine the latent heat of vaporization of liquid nitr
Jeffrey Trask 10/5/07 Section A PHY 110 Lab 5: Archimedes's Principle Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to experimentally find how Archimedes's Principle is related to the determination of density for a given object.
Abstract: In order to find the
Jeff Trask 10/23/2007 PHY 110 A Experiment 8: Resonance in a Tube Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to experimentally determine the speed of sound using the concepts wave length and frequency.
Abstract: In order to find the speed of sound, we firs
Jeffrey Trask Section A Lab 9: Resistors and Resistivity Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to build simple electrical circuits, to read electrical meters, and to verify Ohm's Law and calculate resistivity. Abstract: To verify Ohm's Law and to calcu
Jeff Trask 9/7/2007 Section A PHY 110 Lab 1: Graphing and the Measurement of Mass Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to determine the mass of an object by measuring the mass in a way that is not dependent upon weight, then to illustrate the result g
Jeff Trask 9/7/2007 Section A PHY 110 Lab 2: 1-D Motion: Measuring g Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to experimentally determine the acceleration due to gravity on Earth, then compare our result to the accepted value, 9.80 m/s 2.
Abstract: In or
Jeffrey Trask 9/28/2007 Section A PHY 110 Lab 4: Centripetal Force
Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to experimentally demonstrate that centripetal force and acceleration exist by comparing them to the acceleration due to gravity.
Abstract: In or
Jeffrey Trask Section A Lab 10: Electromagnetic Induction Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to become familiar with the character of electromagnetic induction through the use of a galvanometer, magnets, and coils.
Abstract: Electromagnetic inducti