Chapter 2: Solutions to the textbook problems
25. THINK: What is the distance traveled, p, and the displacement d if v1 = 30.0 m/s due north for t1 = 10.0 min and
=
t1
v2 = 40.0 m/s due south for t 2 = 20.0 min ? Times should be in SI units: = 10.0 min (
Lab 1: Introduction to Capstone
Name: Stacy Jung
Partners: 1. Lily Nguyen
2. Claire So
Date Performed: May 17, 2016
Date Submitted: May 19, 2016
Objectives
The purpose of this lab was to introduce students to the use of 850 Universal Interface
and to expl
Lab 2: Measurements, Units, and Errors
Name: Stacy Jung
Partners: 1. Lily Nguyen
2. Claire So
Date Performed: May 18, 2016
Date Submitted: May 24, 2016
Objectives:
The objectives of this experiment are to get familiar with the SI System, convert between
S
LivePhoto Physics Activity 17
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Date:_
Net WorkKinetic Energy Theorem
The Net WorkKinetic Energy Theorem can be derived
Motion
from Newtons Second Law. If the velocity of an
Detector
object is measured, this theorem can be used to
calculate the net w
Physics 231
Lab 3 Projectile Motion
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Date _
Objective: The objective is to analyze various aspects of 2-dimensional motion using projectiles launched from the ballistic
pendulum apparatus.
The first part of the experiment is to determine the average
LivePhoto Physics Activity 11
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Galileos Projectile II: Using Contemporary Techniques
In his Dialog Concerning Two New Sciences published in 1632*, Galileo wrote:
. . . Imagine any particle projected along a horizontal plane
without friction;
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AP Physics 1
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Homework
Projectile Problems
1. A cannon mounted on a pirate ship fires a cannonball at 125 m/s horizontally at a height of 17.5 m
above the oceans surface. Ignore air resistance.
X
v x v0 125m
x
t
Y
v0 y 0
vy
y 17.5m
The rotor is an amusement park ride where people stand
against the inside of a cylinder. Once the cylinder is spinning
fast enough, the floor drops out.
(a) What force keeps the people from falling out the bottom of
the cylinder?
y
fs
Draw an FBD for a pe
Kuwait University
Physics Department
Physics 121
Midterm Exam II Summer Semester
July 31, 2010
Time: 9.00 11.00 PM
Name:
Student No. .
Instructors: Drs. Yaqob Makdissi and Fikry El-Akkad
Please note the following:
1. Answer all the questions.
2. The solu
Physics 231 - Mechanical Equivalent of Heat Lab
Background:
Work, mechanical energy and heat energy are different forms of the same quantity. The concept
th
that heat and mechanical energy are equivalent to one another was established in the 19
century an
Graph Matching of Position and Velocity versus Time Plots
Equipment:
1. Motion Sensor
2. 850 Universal Interface
3. PASCO Capstone Software
Introduction:
The purpose of this lab is to introduce you to the use of the 850 Universal Interface and to
explore
Measurement Activity Student sheet
Materials: regular meter sticks, triple beam balances, spring scales, metal samples
1. Short Activity: Guess the age!
2. Answer the question: What is the difference between precision and accuracy? You may
use the interne
Linear Motion
Materials and Preparation
Item
Rod stand
Location
Back of Lab, Window sill
N-320 shelf 2
N-320 shelf 2
N-302 shelf 3
N-320 shelf 2 In boxes on left side
N-320 shelf 2 In boxes on left side
N-320 shelf 2 In boxes on left side
N-320 shelf 2 In
Problem # 8 in your Recitation from Chapter 10
A 1.50 kg block is suspended by a massless string that is wrapped around a pulley as shown. The
pulley can be considered to be a solid disk with mass 0.750 kg and radius 0.250 m that rotates
around its center
Using Lagrangian Multipliers to find
optimal solutions.
This sheet is a simplified explanation on how to use Lagrangian multipliers to find optimal values from a
solution you derived. This skill comes in handy for physicists and engineers. For a compete e