Physics 205
Quiz 3 Fall2014
Name:
Dr. Evil runs out to his car which is parked at the bottom of a hill that is inclined with the
horizontal at 20'and blasts up the hill with an acceleration of 6 m/s2. James Bond runs out
behind Dr. Evil to a mortar that i
Physics 205
Quiz 2
Fall 15
Name:_
Directions: Assume, unless otherwise specified, that all numbers have at least 3 significant
figures. Show all work and please circle your answers. You may work together, but make sure
that you are working-not just watchi
Physics 205
Quiz 2
Fall 2014
Name:_
Directions: Assume, unless otherwise specified, that all numbers have at least 3 significant
figures. Show all work and please circle your answers. You may work together, but make sure
that you are working-not just watc
Physics 205
Quiz 6, Fall 2015
Name:_
The drawing shows an incline plane having an angle with the horizontal. The incline sits on a
turntable with the axle of the turntable fixed to the bottom corner of the incline. A box of mass M
is placed on the incline
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Physics 205
Quiz 5, Fall 2014
Name:
The drawing shows three boxes sitting on the oor
of an elevator which is moving upward with an
acceleration aE = 2 m/sz. Block A has a rope
connecting it to the elevator wall and block B has a
force F being applied
Physics 205
Quiz 4, Fall 2015
Name:_
The drawing shows three boxes sitting on the floor
of an elevator which is moving upward with an
acceleration aE. Block A has a rope connecting it to
the elevator wall and block B has a force F being
applied to it. The
Physics 205
Quiz 2
Fall 15
Name:_
_
Directions: Assume, unless otherwise specified, that all numbers have at least 3
significant figures. Show all work and please circle your answers. You may work
together, but make sure that you are working-not just watc
Experiment
8
Rotational Inertia
Introduction
The purpose of this experiment is to measure the rotational inertia of a point mass, a ring, and a disk
experimentally and compare the values to the theoretical value.
Theory
A. Geometrical: The rotational iner
Experiment
2
1D Motion-The Acceleration of a Cart
Introduction
The quantitative investigation of motion for real life situations is always complicated by external influences such as
friction and the necessity of making measurements (interacting with the s
Physics 205
Quiz 4, Fall 2014
Name:_
The drawing shows three boxes sitting on the floor of an elevator which is moving upward with
an acceleration aE = 1.2 m/s2. Block A has a rope connecting it to the elevator wall and block B
has a force F being applied
Physics 205
Quiz 5, Fall 2014
Name:_
The drawing shows three boxes sitting on the floor of an elevator which is moving upward with
an acceleration aE = 2 m/s2. Block A has a rope connecting it to the elevator wall and block B has
a force F being applied t
Physics 205
Quiz 5, Fall 2015
Name:_
The drawing shows three boxes sitting on the floor
of an elevator which is moving downward with an
acceleration aE = 1.5 m/s2. Block A has a rope
connecting it to the elevator wall and block B has a
force F being appli
Physics 205
Quiz 7, Fall 2015
Name:_
Directions: Assume, unless otherwise specified, that all numbers have at least 3 significant
figures.
The sketch shows a plane inclined at an angle of = 55 with the horizontal. The masses are M1
= 2 kg and M2 = 5 kg. M
Experiment
4
Centripetal Force
Introduction: The application of Newton's 2nd law to uniform circular
motion is a logical extension of the physics developed so far. The result is an important
equation that explains circular motion, and is therefore essenti
Experiment
9
Young's Modulus
Introduction
From bridges and buildings to miniaturized electrical circuits, the behavior of the materials involved as
they are subjected to a variety of conditions is an important aspect of design. The collapse of the Nimitz
Experiment
6
Work-Energy Theorem and Conservation of
Mechanical Energy
Introduction
The Work-Energy Theorem states that the work done by the net force on an object is equal to its
change in kinetic energy. In mathematical terms, the Work-energy Theorem ca
Experiment
3
The Atwood Machine
Introduction
To understand motion, one must introduce the concept of force. A detailed quantitative
understanding also requires Newton's 2nd law and an organized analysis generally involving a
"free-body diagram". In this s
Experiment
5
Archimedes Principle
Introduction
There is a story that is told about Archimedes (287-212b.c.) that occurred when he was
commissioned by King Hiero II to determine whether the royal crown was made of pure gold.
The king did not trust the gold
Experiment
7
The Ballistic Pendulum
Introduction:
In this experiment, you will verify the law of conservation of momentum for an interesting
example of projectile motion called the "ballistic pendulum". This device is routinely used to measure the muzzle
Physics 205
Quiz 3
Spring 16
Name:_
Directions: Assume, unless otherwise specified, that all numbers have at least 3
significant figures. Show all work and please circle your answers. You may work
together, but make sure that you are working-not just watc
Physics 205
Quiz 11, Fall 2015
Name:_
Directions: Select the best answer for each of the following. Assume all numbers are good to 3
significant figures unless otherwise indicated.
1. A disk of mass M and radius R has a surface density = a r2 kg/m2, where
Physics 205
Quiz 10, Fall 15
Name:_
Directions: Assume, unless otherwise specified, that all numbers have at least 3 significant
figures.
A thin rod of mass M and length L has a density given by = br2 where b is a constant to be
determined in terms or L a
Physics 205
Quiz 9, Fall 15
Name:_
Directions: Assume, unless otherwise specified, that all numbers have at least 3 significant
figures.
Heres why you will not be expected to do a general 2-d elastic collision problem on an in-class
test.
Let a particle o
Physics 205
Quiz 8 Fall 2015
Name:_
Directions: Assume, unless otherwise specified, that all numbers have at least 3 significant
figures. You may work together, but make sure that you are working-not just watching.
The magnitude of the force of attraction
Physics 205
Quiz 1, Fall 14
Name:_
Directions: Do the following showing all work. The answers should be written to
the correct number of significant figures and dont forget the units.
A bicyclist goes on a ride that, measured by the bicycles odometer, is
Experiment
7
The Ballistic Pendulum
Introduction: In this experiment, you will verify the law of conservation of momentum for
an interesting example of projectile motion called the "ballistic pendulum". This device is
routinely used to measure the muzzle
Experiment
7
The Ballistic Pendulum
Introduction: In this experiment, you will verify the law of conservation of momentum for
an interesting example of projectile motion called the "ballistic pendulum". This device is
routinely used to measure the muzzle
Experiment
5
Archimedes Principle
Introduction
There is a story that is told about Archimedes (287-212b.c.) that occurred when he was
commissioned by King Hiero II to determine whether the royal crown was made of pure gold.
The king did not trust the gold
Experiment
3
The Atwood Machine
Introduction
To understand motion, one must introduce the concept of force. A detailed quantitative
understanding also requires Newton's 2nd law and an organized analysis generally involving a
"free-body diagram". In this s
Experiment
1
Physics 205
Measurements Worksheet
Introduction: This preliminary exercise (Individualized, No Lab Partners) is designed
to provide a "hands-on" review of measurement, which will include: some familiar or
unfamiliar instruments, some SI units
Experiment
2
1D Motion-The Acceleration of a Cart
Introduction
The quantitative investigation of motion for real life situations is always complicated by external
influences such as friction and the necessity of making measurements (interacting with the
s