B Field of a Solenoid
Purpose Lab: The purpose is to find the solenoid constant K in the relationship.
Discussion:
Refer to the attached packet.
Procedure:
Refer to the attached packet.
Data/Observations:
Mass (g)
Current (A)
Trial 1
0
0.01
0.02
0.03
0.04
Work Lab
Purpose Lab: The purpose of the lab is to find the relationship between Work and Kinetic
Energy.
Hypothesis Lab: The relationship between the Work done by a system and its kinetic
energy is WT = KEF + Wf.
Discussion:
Procedure:
Equipment: Lab Que
Projectile Lab
Purpose: The purpose of this lab was to find the relationship between and the
horizontal distance it travels. is the angle of the angle which the projectile is launched.
Hypothesis: As the value of approaches 45, the horizontal distance whi
Torsion Pendulum Lab
Purpose Lab: The purpose of the lab is to find the torsion constant of the VCR tape.
Discussion:
Procedure:
Equipment: 7 rods of different length and mass, VCR tape, Masking tape
1. Take the mass and length of the rods.
2. Tape the VC
Acceleration on an Incline
Purpose: The purpose of the lab is to find the relationship between the force on an object
and its acceleration.
Hypothesis: When the mass of the object is a constant, as the acceleration increases, so
does the force placed of t
Conservation of Energy Lab
Purpose:
The purpose of the lab is to verify the conservation of energy.
Procedure:
Equipment: Cart, Weight, Force Probe, Rotary Motion Probe, Braided-Fishing line,
Weight Hanger Ramp, Lab Quest
Set up the ramp on a surface para
Circular Motion Lab
Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to find the relationship among centripetal force, mass,
radius, and frequency.
Hypothesis: Centripetal force, mass, radius, and frequency has a linear relationship (y =
mx + b), where y = Fc, m = 42,
Moving Cart Lab
Purpose:
The purpose of this lab was to find the relationship the elevations of the cart track and the
time it takes for the cart to finish the track.
Hypothesis:
As the elevation of the cart track increases, the time it takes for the cart
Air Resistance
Purpose: The purpose of the lab is to determine the relationship (air resistance) between
VT and mg.
Discussions/Calculations:
Procedure:
Equipment: Motion Sensor, Coffee Filter, Lab Quest
1. Set up the Motion Sensor and the Lab Quest. The
Rotational Motion Lab
Purpose Lab: The purpose of this lab is to test Ohms Law, the relationship between
voltage and current of a resistor in a circuit/resistivity of Ohmic and Non-Ohmic devices.
Discussion/Calculations:
Procedure:
See attached sheet.
(Se
Rotational Motion Lab
Purpose Lab: The purpose of this lab is to find the data of a rotational motion and find the
calculated moment of inertia and compare it with the theoretical values.
Discussion/Calculations:
Procedure:
Equipment: Lab Quest, Rotary Mo
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Work Lab
Purpose Lab: The purpose of the lab is to find the k-value of the spring and the value of
the effective mass.
Discussion:
Refer to the attached packet.
Procedure:
Refer to the attached packet.
Data/O
Capacitor Lab
37000F 2000
Sample Calculations:
According to the attached sheet
= 1/RC = 0.01004 R = 2000
C = 1/R = 1/(0.01004 * 2000) = 0.0498 F = 49800 F
The other way by using C = Q/V we get the value I(0/ )/25 = 0.04739 = 47390 F
Thus the percent error
Picket Fence Acceleration Lab
Purpose: The purpose of this lab was to estimate the acceleration caused by Earths
gravity on free falling objects.
Hypothesis: The acceleration caused by Earths gravity on free falling objects is 9.8 m/s2.
Discussion: We all
Acceleration Due to Gravity
Purpose: The purpose of this lab was to determine the value of g, the acceleration due to
gravity.
Hypothesis: Since the ideal value of gravitational acceleration is 9.807 m/s2, the acceleration
value obtained during the lab wi
Rocket Lab
Purpose: To examine the operating characteristics of a model rocket engine and compare lab
data to published spefications.
Procedure:
Materials needed:
LabQuest Equipment with computer
Table
Pole along with clamps
Blast shield
1. Prepare a mode
Pulley Lab
Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to find the force on an object and its acceleration.
Hypothesis: When the mass of the object is constant, as the acceleration increases, the force
on the object increases at a constant rate.
Discussion: F=ma,
Eliminating Error Labs
Purpose: The purpose of the lab is to verify the relationship between KE and Ug with accuracy
and precision.
Discussion: In this lab, we tried to eliminate as many errors as possible in an attempt to get as
close to the expected val
Conservation of Energy
Purpose: The purpose of the lab is to verify the conservation of energy by determining the
relationship between kinetic energy and potential energy.
Discussion: WNC = KE + Ug + Us where WNC is the work done by non-conservative force
Work Lab
Purpose: The purpose of the lab is to find the relationship between work and kinetic energy;
and to find the relationship between the net work done and the mass of the cart.
Hypothesis: The slope of the graph is approximately half of the total ma
Projectile Motion with a Marble
Purpose: The purpose of this lab was to find the relationship between the angle at which the
projectile was launched and the horizontal distance it travels.
Hypothesis: As the angle approaches 45 from 0, the horizontal dist
Acceleration and Angles
Purpose: This lab is designed to determine to relationship between time squared and hanging
mass to get the k-value of the spring.
Discussion: Refer to the attached sheet.
Procedure:
Materials:
Weights one 50g, two 100g, two 200g,
Moment of Inertia Lab
Purpose: To find the moment of inertia of two different rotating systems.
Discussion:
Ipoint mass = mass * radius2
Irod = 1/12 * mass * length2
Idisk = * mass * radius2
Iwasher = * mass * (a2 + b2)
Procedure:
Lab Materials: washer, d
Resistance and Resistivity Lab
Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to test Ohms Law using the relationship between the
voltage and current of a resistor in a circuit of Ohmic and Non-Ohmic devices.
Discussion:
Ohms Law states that V=IR, where V is the pot
Circular Motion
Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to find the relationship among centripetal force, mass,
radius, and frequency.
Hypothesis: As the radius increases, the centripetal force will increase at a constant rate.
Discussion: An object moving un
B Field of a Solenoid Lab
Purpose: To find the solenoid constant K in the relationship: Bs = K Is
Discussion:
See attached packet.
Procedure:
See attached packet.
Possible Errors:
Nature of Error
Direction of Effect
Magnitude of Effect
Air Current
Random
Capacitor Lab
Purpose: To examine capacitors in series and parallel.
Discussion:
In a series connection, the charges are equal but the potentials are different:
Q1 = Q2 & VT = V1 + V2 1/CT = 1/C1 +1/C2
In a parallel arrangement, the potentials are equal b
Coffee Filter Dropping
Purpose: The purpose of the lab is to determine the relationship between terminal velocity of
falling coffee filters and the mass as well as the value of the air resistance coefficient, b.
Discussion: According to Newtons Second Law
Acceleration and Angles
Purpose: The purpose of this lab was to determine the relationship between the angle of the
ramp and the acceleration of the car moving down the ramp.
Hypothesis: As the angle of the ramp increases, the acceleration of the car goin