Introductory Mechanics Problems Laboratory
Sears Tower
Goals: Identify steps in a problem. Use reasonable guesses to make approximations. Use unit conversion to get an answer.
PROBLEM
The Sears Tower
Axle Lab
March 20, 2016
Amanda Komp
Alyssa Ksiasek
Brendan Koenig
Abstract:
In this experiment we explore the effect that the distance between the vertical shaft and
the indicator bar, has on the cent
Projectile Lab
February 23, 2016
Amanda Komp
Alyssa Ksiazek
Brendan Koenig
Abstract:
The purpose of this lab was to measure the trajectory and range of a ball launched by a
plastic tube, using the for
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Projectile Lab
February 23, 2016
Amanda Komp
Alyssa Ksiazek
Brendan Koenig
Abstract:
The purpose of this lab was to measure the trajectory and range of a ball launched by a
plastic tube, using the for
Incline Lab at Three Heights
February 16, 2016
Amanda Komp
Alyssa Ksiazek
Brendan Koenig
Abstract:
In this lab, we used a combination of a motion detector and computer program, to find the
velocity an
Introductory Mechanics
Problems Laboratory
Coin Toss
Goals: Understand the use and application
of measurement and error. Use relevant
equations to measure and propagate
statistical errors. Create equa
Homework #2
PHYS 253 - 0001
Lectures: Lecture Notes #3, #4 and #5
Topics: Speed, Velocity, Acceleration & Constant Acceleration
Problem #1
The function
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describes the position, in meter
Pulley Lab
March 7, 2016
Amanda Komp
Alyssa Ksiazek
Brendan Koenig
Abstract:
The purpose of this lab was to examine the relationship between the mass and the
acceleration of two objects connected by a
Amanda Komp
Alyssa Ksiazek
Brendan Koenig
Coin Toss Lab
During the coin toss lab, as a group we flipped 10 coins, 10 times. We then calculated the mean
and standard deviation using our data that we co
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Incline Sample Lab
Aaron Epps, Andrew Fiedler, Kamal Chapagain, Gregory Alley
Some Notes on the following Sample Lab:
-The actual data for the tables and plots was gathered from a few diffe
Introductory Mechanics
Experimental Laboratory
Pulley
Goals: Use measurements to find a linear
relationship between variables. Use a linear
fit to find the slope and intercept of a line.
Estimate erro
Incline Lab at Three Heights
February 16, 2016
Amanda Komp
Alyssa Ksiazek
Brendan Koenig
Abstract:
In this lab, we used a combination of a motion detector and computer program, to find the
velocity an
Projectile Lab
March 7, 2016
Amanda Komp
Alyssa Ksiazek
Brendan Koenig
Abstract:
The purpose of this lab was to examine the relationship between the mass and the
acceleration of two objects connected
Pendulum Periods Lab
March 27, 2016
Amanda Komp
Alyssa Ksiasek
Brendan Koenig
Abstract:
In this experiment we explore the effect that amplitude, length and mass have on the
period of a swinging pendul
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Amanda Komp
Alyssa Ksiazek
Brendan Koenig
Coin Toss Lab
During the coin toss lab, as a group we flipped 10 coins, 10 times. We then calculated the
mean and standard deviation using our data t
PHYS 253
PHYS
PHYS 253
Incline
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) became famous for his study of the motion of objects down inclined
planes. This study helped him formulate the law of inertia, understand the
Physics 210 Centripetal Force Lab Rev C 9/11
Name: _ Lab Section: _
PHYS 253: Centripetal Force/Acceleration
(Axle)
Date: _
PreLab Activity (6 points) Complete prior to your lab session & hand in at t
Collisions Lab
April 12, 2016
Amanda Komp
Alyssa Ksiasek
Brendan Koenig
Abstract:
In this experiment we explore the relationship between kinetic energy, velocity and
momentum in a collision, by testin
Theory is how we made our lab procedure and is only 5 pts
105 cm is length from mass center to pole
50 g mass of hanging thing
250 g total for amplitude trials.
5 degrees
Avg is 2.204 sec
10 degrees
A
Introductory Mechanics Problems Laboratory
Tour de France
Goals: Calculate the rotational variables for different rotating objects. Understand the way gears transfer power.
PROBLEM
The Tour de France
Introductory Mechanics Problems Laboratory
The Waiter
Goals: Calculate the center of mass of an individual object and a collection of objects. Understand the role of the center of mass for stability a
Introductory Mechanics Problems Laboratory
Drag Racing
Goals: Use the work-energy relation. Understand the difference between power, energy and force. Compare the same result found by two different me
Introductory Mechanics Problems Laboratory
Space Station
Goals: Understand the difference between gravity and weight. Manipulate equations to find relative changes. Interpret and apply graphical data.
Introductory Mechanics Problems Laboratory
Skydiving
Goals: Use forces and Newtons laws to derive equations and solve problems. Identify the relations between forces, acceleration, and velocity.
PROBL
Introductory Mechanics Problems Laboratory
Yacht Racing
Goals: Use vectors graphically and numerically. Identify the relations between vectors, coordinate systems, and trigonometry.
PROBLEM
Yacht raci
Ballistic Pendulum Lab
April 12, 2016
Amanda Komp
Alyssa Ksiasek
Brendan Koenig
Abstract:
In this experiment we explore the relationship between potential energy and kinetic
energy in a ballistic pend