Katia Dinan
109704948
PHY 123 Section L16
Shilin Liu
Sandra Popa
Lab 4: The Atwood Machine
10/20/16
Introduction
The purpose of this experiment is observe Newtons Second Law through the use of an Atwoods
machine, and to apply this law to empirically deter
Katia Dinan
109704948
PHY 123 Section L16
Shilin Liu
Sandra Popa
Lab 8: Standing Waves
Introduction
The purpose of this experiment is to study transverse waves, or standing waves, on a vibrating
string. For a standing wave, the locations of the nodes and
Katia Dinan
109704948
PHY 123 Section L16
Shilin Liu
Sandra Popa
Lab 7: Conservation of Momentum
Introduction
The purpose of this lab is to study the conservation of momentum in one-dimensional elastic and
inelastic collisions. The air track and glider se
Katia Dinan
109704948
PHY 123 Section L16
Shilin Liu
Sandra Popa
Lab 10: Mechanical Equivalent of Heat
Introduction
The purpose of this experiment is to empirically determine the conversion factor between
mechanical energy and heat energy. This will be ac
Katia Dinan
109704948
PHY 123 Section L16
Shilin Liu
Sandra Popa
Lab 9: Simple Harmonic Motion
Introduction
The purpose of this experiment is to observe the properties of simple harmonic motion of a
system that consists simply of a mass attached to a spri
Katia Dinan
109704948
PHY 123 Section L16
Shilin Liu
Sandra Popa
Lab 4: The Atwood Machine
10/20/16
Introduction
The purpose of this experiment is observe Newtons Second Law through the use of an Atwoods
machine, and to apply this law to empirically deter
Katia Dinan
109704948
Lab 5: Centripetal Force
Introduction
The purpose of this experiment is to examine uniform circular motion, and to determine the
relationship between centripetal force and period of oscillation. Circular motion occurs in two
dimensio
Katia Dinan
109704948
PHY 123 Section L16
Lab 3: Projectile Motion
Introduction
In this experiment, the projectile motion of a steel ball launched horizontally is observed and analyzed.
Projectile motion is defined as accelerated motion in the vertical di
Katia Dinan
109704948
PHY 123 Section L16
Shilin Liu
Sandra Popa
Lab 5: Centripetal Force
10/27/16
Introduction
The purpose of this experiment is to examine uniform circular motion, and to determine the
relationship between centripetal force and period of
Katia Dinan
109704948
PHY 123 Section L16
Shilin Liu
Sandra Popa
Lab 3: Projectile Motion
10/13/16
Introduction
In this experiment, the projectile motion of a steel ball launched horizontally is observed and
analyzed. Projectile motion is defined as accel
Katia Dinan
109704948
PHY 123 Section L16
Shilin Liu
Sandra Popa
Lab 2: Acceleration
9/29/16
Introduction
The acceleration of gravity g is a constant that has been determined to be 9.81 m/s2. In
this lab, the gravitational acceleration will be empirically
Katia Dinan
109704948
PHY 123 Section L16
Shilin Liu
Sandra Popa
Lab 1: The Pendulum and Error Analysis
9/18/16
Introduction
A pendulum is comprised of a weight on a string of length L attached to a fixed point around
which the weight swings. The angle is
Katia Dinan
109704948
PHY 123 Section L16
Shilin Liu
Sandra Popa
Lab 6: Conservation of Energy
Introduction
In this experiment, the concept of the conservation of mechanical energy will be examined by
observing the transfer from potential to kinetic energ