Lab: Data Analysis, and Periodic MotionHookes Law
AP Physics
Background
Hookes Law, F = "kx , describes the relationship between the distance a spring has been stretched, x, and
the force that the spring pulls back with, F. The value k is, mathematically
AP-C WEP
AP-C Objectives (from College Board Learning Objectives for AP Physics)
1. Work
a. Calculate the work done by a specied constant force on an object that undergoes a specied displacement.
b. Relate the work done by a force to the area under a grap
AP-C Magnetism
AP-C Objectives (from College Board Learning Objectives for AP Physics)
1. Forces on moving charges in magnetic elds
a. Calculate the magnitude and direction of the force in terms of q, v, and B, and
explain why the magnetic force can perfo
APC - Oscillations
AP-C Objectives (from College Board Learning Objectives for AP Physics)
1. Simple Harmonic Motion
a. Sketch or identify a graph of displacement as a function of time, and determine from such a graph
the amplitude, period and frequency o
AP-C Electromagnetism
AP-C Objectives (from College Board Learning Objectives for AP Physics)
1. Electromagnetic Induction (including Faradays Law and Lenzs Law)
a. Magnetic Flux
i.
Calculate the ux of a uniform magnetic eld through a loop of arbitrary
or
AP-C Dynamics
AP-C Objectives (from College Board Learning Objectives for AP Physics)
1. Newtons 1st Law
a. Students should be able to analyze situations in which a particle remains at rest, or moves with constant
velocity, under the inuence of several fo
APC-Gravity
AP-C Objectives (from College Board Learning Objectives for AP Physics
1. Newtons Law of Universal Gravitation
a. Determine the force that one spherically symmetrical mass exerts on another.
b. Determine the strength of the gravitational eld a
AP-C Electric Force and Electric Field
AP-C Objectives (from College Board Learning Objectives for AP Physics)
1. Charge and Coulombs Law
a. Describe the type of charge and the attraction and repulsion of charges
b. Describe polarization and induced charg
AP-C 2D Motion
AP-C Objectives (from College Board Learning Objectives for AP Physics)
1. Motion in two dimensions, including projectile motion
a. Students should be able to add, subtract, and resolve displacement and velocity
vectors, so they can:
i. Det
AP-C 1D Motion
AP-C Objectives (from College Board Learning Objectives for AP
Physics)
1. Motion in one dimension
a. Students should understand the general relationships among position,
velocity, and acceleration for the motion of a particle along a strai
12/14/13
Angular Momentum!
Angular Momentum!
For a particle traveling
with velocity v relative to
a point O, the particle has
an angular momentum!
y
v
L r p
Example 1!
r
z
When is the angular momentum for a particle 0?!
When is the angular momentum for
Ch 8Conservation of Energy!
Cons. of Energy!
It has been determined, through
experimentation, that the total
mechanical energy of a system
remains constant in any isolated
system of objects that interact only
through conservative forces.!
James Prescott J
AP-C Electric Potential
AP-C Objectives (from College Board Learning Objectives for AP Physics)
1. Electric potential due to point charges
a. Determine the electric potential in the vicinity of one or more point charges.
b. Calculate the electrical work d
Ch 5 Newton s Laws!
Lab Writeups!
!
Lab Writeups!
A lab notebook and a lab report are two very different things.!
!
A notebook just has procedures, set-ups, dataheres a
couple of pages from the lab notebook of a chemistry
researcher at Lawrence Berkeley L
Ch 7 Energy & Work!
Extra Credit!
Work!
Example 1!
Work is a quantity that is
useful in describing how
objects interact with other
objects.!
Work done by an agent
exerting a constant force
on an object is the product
of the component of the
force in the d
Conservation of
Momentum!
Newton: Quantity of Motion!
Forces applied for a period
of time change an objects
quantity of motion. !
F = ma
v
F=m
t
Ft = mv = mv f mv i
p mv
Ft = p
dp
F = dt
Law of Conservation of
Momentum (isolated sys)!
Conservation?!
Two
Ch 4 Motion in 2-D!
Projectile Motion!
!Weve already discussed projectile motion briey. The general idea
is this:!
Objects thrown in the air are considered projectiles; objects
thrown at some angle to the vertical follow a curved parabolic
path called a t
AP-C Impulse and Momentum
AP-C Objectives (from College Board Learning Objectives for AP Physics)
1. Impulse and Momentum
a. Relate mass, velocity, and linear momentum for a moving object, and calculate
the total linear momentum of a system of objects.
b.
Ch 3 - Vectors!
Welcome back.!
! No preLab, just bring printout of handout!
! Engineering Computation Pads!
! Homework Solutions!
! In ofce!
! Online choice of format!
! Class picture?!
! Tests graded (examine, questions, return)!
! Chapter 3, in one peri
AP-C Rotation
AP-C Objectives (from College Board Learning Objectives for AP Physics)
1. Rotational Kinematics
a. Understand and apply relationships between translational and rotational kinematics.
b. Use the right hand rule to determine the direction of
Centripetal Acceleration!
Ch 6 Circular Motion, &
more forces!
An object moving in a circle of
radius r with constant speed v
has an acceleration directed
toward the middle of the circle,
with a magnitude!
v2
ac =
!
r
But what gives an object a
centripeta
AP-C Angular Momentum
AP-C Objectives (from College Board Learning Objectives for AP Physics)
1. Calculating Angular Momentum
a. Calculate the angular momentum vector for a moving particle.
b. Calculate the angular momentum vector for a rotating rigid obj
Chapter
24: The Wave Nature of Light
Giancoli Text Sections
24-1
24-2
24-3
24-4
24-5
24-6
24-8
24-10
Waves Versus Particles; Huygens' Principle and Diffraction
Huygens' Principle and the Law of Refraction
InterferenceYoung's Double-Slit Experiment
The Vis
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Chapter 9
Chapter
9: Static Equilibrium; Elasticity and Fracture
Outline
9-1 The Conditions for Equilibrium
9-2 Solving Statics Problems
9-4 Stability and Balance
Summary
This chapter treats static equilibrium, the case in mechanics when both the sum o
Lab: Newtons Second Law of Motion
AP Physics
(Thanks to Craig Fletcher for developing many of the ideas incorporated in this lab.)
Background
Newtons Second Law of Motion, F = ma , describes the relationship between the net Force applied to a
mass, and it
Lab: Finklebottom & Priest
AP Physics
Background
Objectives
Equipment
Procedure
1. Read the brief research article (Finklebottom & Priest, 2004).
2. Design an experiment to support or refute their conclusions.
Talk to instructors to find out what equipmen
Lab: Impulse & Momentum
AP Physics
Background
Newtons Second Law of Motion is often stated as Fnet = ma : a given net Force applied to a mass causes it to
accelerate. This equation can be rearranged to give
form of the equation, where the impulse
causes a
Lab: The Motion of Rolling Object
AP Physics
Background
Objects that roll (without slipping) down an inclined plane can be analyzed using Force/Torque concepts,
or using Energy (translational and rotational) concepts. In this 3-week lab, youll be using bo