CHAPTER 1
Physical quantities, measurements and units of measure
1.
Physical quantities, standards and measurements
Physics is the study of natural phenomena through the denition, characterization and
experimentation of physical quantities. Physical quant
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Partners: Frances Wenger, William Paturalski, Judson Duffey
29 February 2016
Conservation of Momentum
Introduction
For an isolated system, a system in which there are not any outside forces, the total
momentum within will remain constant. The
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Partners: Frances Wenger, William Paturalski, Judson Duffey
25 January 2016
Projectile Motion Lab
Introduction
The motion an object displays when launched into the air, without any additional forces
acting on it after being launched, is call p
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Partners: Frances Wenger, William Paturalski, Judson Duffey
29 February 2016
Torque
Introduction
Movement can be viewed and calculated in two ways. The first, used most in labs, is
linear motion. The second, however, is rotational motion. Rota
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Partners: Frances Wenger, William Paturalski, Judson Duffey
25 January 2016
Newtons Three Laws
Introduction
The great physicist Sir Isaac Newton three laws of motion that are crucial to modern
physics. The first and third laws are concepts tha
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Partners: Frances Wenger, William Paturalski, Judson Duffey
29 February 2016
Energy Conservation
Introduction
Energy as a whole is conserved within a closed system. The purpose of the lab was to
manipulate the masses used within the lab to var
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25 January 2016
Inclined Plane Lab
Introduction
Inclined planes, used for centuries to make the task of elevating objects easier,
consist of a flat surface offset from the horizontal by an angle . The purpose of the lab was to
observe how the
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Partners: Frances Wenger, I cant remember the others, it was too many
16 February 2016
Centripetal Forces
Introduction
Centripetal force is a force that keeps objects moving in a circular path. The force itself is
a title placed on other force
Kimberly Wise
Lab 10: AC Circuits
11/10/16
Lab Partners:
Abigail Clemens,
Irene Cervantes,
Elena Pradhan
Introduction
AC circuits are a way to transport electricity without dropping power. DC circuits drop
power because they have a constant circuit flowin
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Kimberly Wise
Lab 5: Centripetal Forces
February 18, 2015
Group Members:
Amanda Jones,
Benjamin Borden,
Tyler Edge,
Susan Mulharn
Wise 2
Introduction
Centripetal force is the force on an object that is moving in a circular path. This force
points t
Kimberly Wise
Lab 9: Induced EMF
Honors Lab 115-1
11/3/16
Lab Partners:
Abigail Clemens,
Irene Cervantes,
Elena Pradhan
Introduction
Currents are the flow of electric charge. Conductors are objects that allow for charges to
flow through them. A moving mag
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Partners: Will Paturalski
12 January 2016
Simple Harmonic Pendulum Lab
Introduction
The motion of a pendulum in simple harmonic motion can be an intricate circumstance
when looking at it through a physics perspective. The purpose of the lab wa
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Partners: Frances Wenger, William Paturalski, Judson Duffey
5 April 2016
Oscillations
Introduction
Oscillations are often simple harmonic motion. They can repeat themselves in regular
intervals. The purpose of the lab was to see how mass affec
CHAPTER 8 Potential energy and conservation of energy
1.
Work and conservative forces
A conservative force is one that does work independently of the path taken to bring an object from point A to point B.
A F F B
Fig. 1.- Path independence of work done by
Review of Trigonometry, Vector Algebra and Calculus
1.
Review of Trigonometry
1.1.
Angles
An angle is dened as the portion of a plane between two lines. An angle that encompasses the entire plane is said to measure 2 radians, or 360 degrees.
(angle)
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CHAPTER 1
Physical quantities, measurements and units of measure
1.
Physical quantities, standards and measurements
Physics is the study of natural phenomena through the denition, characterization and
experimentation of physical quantities. Physical quant
SOLUTIONS TO MIDTERM 1 - PH111
SUMMER 2006
June 19, 2006
Solve any 4 of the following 5 problems. Each problem is worth 25 points. Remember
to write the full solution to the problem, not just the answer.
1. A particle follows a trajectory along a straight
MIDTERM 1 - PH111
SUMMER 2006
June 19, 2006
Solve any 4 of the following 5 problems. Each problem is worth 25 points. Remember
to write the full solution to the problem, not just the answer.
1. A particle follows a trajectory along a straight line, descri
MIDTERM 1 - PH111 FALL 2008
Sept 11, 2008
Solve any 3 of the following 4 problems. Each problem is worth 35 points.
Write the full solution to the problem, not just the numerical answer.
1. In a game of American football, the kicker kicks the ball with an
MIDTERM 2 - PH111 FALL 2008
Nov 4, 2008
Solve any 3 of the following 4 problems. Each problem is worth 35 points.
Write the full solution to the problem, not just the numerical answer.
1. A small object of mass m=0.1 kg is attached at the end of massless
PH111 MIDTERM EXAM 2
July 18, 2007
Name (print legibly):
Solve any 4 of the following 5 problem. Each problem is worth 25 points.
1. Consider a small ball of mass m=1 [kg] attached to a massless rope, and rotating on a
vertical plane with angular speed =1
PH111 MIDTERM EXAM 2
July 18, 2007
Name (print legibly):
Solve any 4 of the following 5 problem. Each problem is worth 25 points.
1. Consider a small ball of mass m=1 [kg] attached to a massless rope, and rotating on a
vertical plane with angular speed =1
MIDTERM 3 - PH111 FALL 2008
Nov 20, 2008
Solve any 3 of the following 4 problems. Each problem is worth 35 points.
Write the full solution to the problem, not just the numerical answer.
1. A satellite of mass m = 1, 000 kg orbits the Earth at an altitude
3. A rocket is launched from the surface of a planet with unknown mass M , and radius
r = 6.67 105 [m]. It is known that the planet is orbited by a small moon, which orbits the planet
at a distance of R = 6.67 107 [m] from the center of the planet with an