Vinit Patel
Acceleration Lab
Examples
Initial Position (cm)
Initial Velocity
(cm/s)
Acceleration
1
0
5
0
2
5
5
0
3
4
0
0
5
10
4
-4
A. Select and compare the graphs of your zero acceleration trial to a non-zero acceleration trial.
In your comparison, pleas
1. Define Gravity
Gravity - the force that attracts a body toward the center of the earth, or
toward any other physical body having mass. For most purposes Newton's laws
of gravity apply, with minor modifications to take the general theory of relativity
i
Vinit Patel
Acceleration Lab
Examples
Initial Position (cm)
Initial Velocity
(cm/s)
Acceleration
1
0
5
0
2
5
5
0
3
4
0
0
5
10
4
-4
A. Select and compare the graphs of your zero acceleration trial to a non-zero
acceleration trial. In your comparison, pleas
Vinit Patel
The Physics 400
Trials
Distance (cm)
Time (s)
Average Speed
(cm/s)
1
100 cm
.8s
125 cm/s
2
100 cm
.6s
166.7 cm/s
3
4
100 cm
400 cm
.7s
2.2
142.9 cm/s
181.8 cm/s
A. Use your data from Table 1 to calculate (to the nearest tenth of a cm/s) the av