Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the acceleration of mass through a paper tape timer.
Data Tables:
Data Table 1 (distance and time of dots)
Dot
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
D (cm)
0.0
4.2
9.3
15.1
20.6
29.2
37.4
46.8
56.7
67.5
79.2
91.1
103.6
Travel ti
Table (Row) 3
Purpose: To investigate the relationship between the tipping times for wooden dowels and their
different lengths.
Theory: A wooden dowel is composed of particles that have a constant separation. For this
reason, it is called a rigid body. Th
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the average density of water at room temperature using a graphical
method.
Data Tables:
Data Table 1 (measurements)
Volume of
water (mL)
50
100
150
200
250
300
Mass of container
+ water (g)
82.49
131.99
182.12
232.37
28
Table (Row) 3
Purpose: To develop an algorithm that will ensure a victory when playing the toothpick
game.
Theory: An algorithm is a sequence of instructions and/or a set of rules that are used to solve a
problem of a particular type. The word comes from
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To study the motion of an object that vertically rises and falls near the surface of
the Earth given data about the object
Conclusion:
The purpose of this experiment was to study the motion of an object that
vertically rises and fal
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the constant of proportionality for two elastic springs.
Data Tables:
Data Table 1 and 2 (displacement)
Mass (kg)
Force (N)
0.05
0.1
0.15
0.2
0.25
0.35
0.45
0.55
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3.5
4.5
5.5
Mass (kg)
Force (N)
0.05
0.1
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the value of Pi.
Data Tables:
Data Table 1 (cylinder measurements)
Trial
1
2
3
Average value of Pi
Diameter (cm)
4.15
7.02
10.14
Circumference (cm)
13.13
22.15
32.01
Pi
3.16
3.16
3.16
3.16
Data Table 2 (error measuremen
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the average mass of a nail using a graphical method.
Data Table:
Data Table 1 (mass of nails)
No. of nails
10
20
30
40
50
Mass (g)
38.92
70.90
101.61
134.32
166.21
Calculations:
Slope= ( Mass)/( Number)= (M2-M1)/(No2-No
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To analyze the motion of a cart slowing down and determine the average
acceleration of the cart.
Data Table:
Data Table 1 (speed)
Dot No.
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Travel
Time (s)
0
0.17
0.34
0.51
0.68
0.85
1.02
1.19
1.3
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the density of a plastic water pipe using a vernier caliper and a triple
beam balance.
Data Table:
Data Table 1 (pipe and density measurements)
Trial Diamete
r Inside
(cm)
1
3.49
2
6.19
3
9.12
Diameter
Outside
(cm)
4.15
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the period of a timer
Data Tables:
Data Table 1 (periods)
Trial
1
2
3
Time (s)
3
3
3
No. of dots
126
117
121
Measured Period (s)
0.024
0.026
0.025
Theoretical Period (s)
0.017
0.017
0.017
Percent Error
41.2
52.9
41.2
Ca
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the speed of light in plastic.
Data Tables:
Data Table 1 (angles)
Angle i
Angle r
Sine i
Sine r
0
0
0
0
10
9
0.174
0.156
20
16
0.342
0.276
30
25
0.500
0.423
40
34
0.643
0.559
50
43
0.766
0.681
60
52
0.866
0.788
Calculat
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the relationship between the speed of the efflux through a small
opening as a function of the depth of the small opening and to determine the
horizontal distance the efflux travels before striking the ground.
Theory:
To
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To analyze the motion of a cart speeding up and determine the average
acceleration of the cart.
Data Tables:
Data Table 1 (speed)
Dot
No
Travel
Time (s)
Travel
Distance (m)
Time around
dot (s)
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
0
0.17
0.34
0.51
0.68
0.8
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the coefficient of friction between two surfaces using a graphical
approach. To determine the relationship between the surface area of the block
and its weight to the force of friction.
Theory:
Friction will always exis
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the acceleration of mass through a paper tape timer.
Data Tables:
Data Table 1 (distance and time of dots)
Dot
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
D (cm)
0.0
4.2
9.3
15.1
20.6
29.2
37.4
46.8
56.7
67.5
79.2
91.1
103.6
Travel ti
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the coefficient of sliding friction between a block and smooth
surface. To determine the relationship between the mass of a block on an incline
and the coefficient of friction.
Data Tables:
Data Table 1 (coefficient of
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the speed of light in glass.
Data Tables:
Data Table 1 (angles)
Angle i
Angle r
Sine i
Sine r
0
0
0
0
10
8
0.174
0.139
20
14
0.342
0.242
30
21
0.500
0.358
40
27
0.643
0.454
50
34
0.766
0.559
60
37
0.866
0.602
Calculatio
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To analyze the motion of a cart slowing down and determine the average
acceleration of the cart.
Data Table:
Data Table 1 (speed)
Dot No.
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Travel
Time (s)
0
0.17
0.34
0.51
0.68
0.85
1.02
1.19
1.3
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To study the simple harmonic motion of a spring: To determine if the period
squared is proportional to the mass on the spring and to calculate the spring
constant.
Theory:
When a mass being held by a spring is set in motion, it is s
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To study the motion of a simple pendulum: To determine if the period squared is
proportional to the length of the pendulum and to determine the gravitational
acceleration.
Data Tables:
Data Table 1 (period)
Length (m)
0.10
0.20
0.30
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To demonstrate the spring constant of the jumping toy using the Law of
Conservation of Mechanical Energy
Theory:
The system we use in the experiment is a conservative system where friction and
other forces of dissipation are neglect
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the speed of light in water.
Data Tables:
Data Table 1 (angles)
Angle i
Angle r
Sine i
Sine r
0
0
0
0
10
8
0.174
0.139
20
17
0.342
0.292
30
23
0.500
0.391
40
31
0.643
0.525
50
36
0.766
0.588
60
41
0.866
0.650
70
47
0.94
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the horizontal launch velocity of a projectile that is propelled
horizontally from the table.
Data Tables:
Data Table 1 (range)
Trial
1
2
3
4
Average Range (m)
Horizontal Range (m)
0.51
0.515
0.5175
0.52
0.5156
Data Tab
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To determine the path of least time between two points in different media.
Data Tables:
Data Table 1 (intervals)
Medium A
Interval Avg Spd
(cm/s)
A-1
1
A-2
1
A-3
1
A-4
1
A-5
1
A-6
1
A-7
1
A-8
1
A-9
1
A - 10
1
A - 11
1
A - 12
1
A - 1
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To understand the relationship between temperature and volume of a gas at
constant pressure and to determine the experimental value of absolute zero.
Theory:
Around the year 1787 Jacques Charles measured the relationship between
tem
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To study the interaction of two waves traveling through the same medium at the
same time.
Theory:
It is possible for there to be two waves passing through a medium at the same
time. When this happens, one can observe a resultant wav
Table (Row) 3
Purpose:
To study Archimedes principle.
Theory:
Archimedes principle shows that an object in a fluid is pushed up, due to one of
Newtons Laws and the properties of a fluid. An object will weight less in water
than air if it is measured with