PRACTICE EXAM 1 PHYS 15200
NOTE
1) Your official exam will have different questions.
2) You will be tested on your mastery of concepts and problem-solving skills.
3) You will be given a formula sheet to use during the exam.
3) The solutions to this prac
Pre-Lab04: FRICTION
Name
Due at the beginning of the lab period
A block of mass m sits at rest on a surface inclined at angle .
m
1. Draw a free-body diagram for the block. Make the x axis parallel to the incline.
2. Suppose that the angle is increas
lai (yl8859) HW20 Ross (15200) This print-out should have 7 questions. Multiple-choice questions may continue on the next column or page nd all choices before answering. 001 10.0 points A distant star has a single planet circling it in a circular orbit of
lai (yl8859) HW20 Ross (15200) This print-out should have 7 questions. Multiple-choice questions may continue on the next column or page nd all choices before answering. 001 10.0 points A distant star has a single planet circling it in a circular orbit of
lai (yl8859) HW13 Ross (15200) This print-out should have 6 questions. Multiple-choice questions may continue on the next column or page nd all choices before answering. 001 10.0 points A 9 kg steel ball strikes a wall with a speed of 11 m/s at an angle o
PRACTICE EXAM 3 PHYS 15200
NOTE
1) Your official exam will have different questions.
2) You will be tested on your mastery of concepts and problem-solving skills.
3) You will be given a formula sheet to use during the exam.
3) The solutions to this prac
Pre-Lab03: NEWTONS LAWS
Name
Due at the beginning of the lab period
Two blocks are connected by a massless string that passes over a massless pulley. The block of
mass m1 sits initially on a flat frictionless surface, while the block of mass m2 hangs free
lai (yl8859) HW03 Ross (15200) This print-out should have 8 questions. Multiple-choice questions may continue on the next column or page nd all choices before answering. 001 10.0 points A train is moving parallel and adjacent to a highway with a constant
schneiter (tcs639) HW19 Ross (89152) This print-out should have 7 questions. Multiple-choice questions may continue on the next column or page find all choices before answering. 001 10.0 points Tom has a mass of 72.9 kg and Sally has a mass of 41
schneiter (tcs639) HW20 Ross (89152) This print-out should have 9 questions. Multiple-choice questions may continue on the next column or page find all choices before answering. 001 10.0 points A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Ear
PHYS 15200 Mechanics
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Lab 09: Fluids Worksheet
Name
Date
Partners
PART I - DETERMINING THE DENSITY OF WATER
Mass of graduated cylinder (without water) =
Volume of Water (mL)
Mass of Grad Cyl + Water (g)
grams
Mass of Water Only (g)
PRACTICE EXAM 2 PHYS 15200
NOTE
1) Your official exam will have different questions.
2) You will be tested on your mastery of concepts and problem-solving skills.
3) You will be given a formula sheet to use during the exam.
3) The solutions to this prac
Pre-Lab01: 1-D KINEMATICS
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Due at the beginning of the lab period
Directions: Select the graphs that best describe the motion of a point particle. The horizontal axis
in each diagram is time; the vertical axis can be position, velocity, or acceleratio
Pre-Lab02: PROJECTILE MOTION
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Due at the beginning of the lab period
Consider a particle launched at a horizontal velocity v0 from a height h above the ground.
1. Derive an expression for the time it takes the projectile to strike the ground. Ignore a
Pre-Lab05: WORK & ENERGY
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Due at the beginning of the lab period
C
Suppose you are given the 1-d conservative force Fc = 2 i , where C is a constant and x 0.
x
1. Determine the potential energy function U associated with Fc .
2. Show that the work don
Pre-Lab06: COLLISIONS
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Due at the beginning of the lab period
Mass m1 moving at constant velocity v1 along the x axis collides with mass m2 initially at rest.
Assume that the two masses continue to move along the x axis after the collision.
1. Determi
Pre-Lab07: TORQUE
Name
Due at the beginning of the lab period
A massless string is wrapped around a vertical shaft of radius r. The string passes over a
massless pulley and its free end is attached to a hanging mass m. The shaft is free to rotate
without
Pre-Lab08: SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION
Due at the beginning of the lab period
Name
Consider a mass connected to a Hookes law spring oscillating along the x axis in simple
harmonic motion. The equation for the position of the mass is given by x(t) = Asin(t + ),
Pre-Lab09: FLUIDS
Name
Due at the beginning of the lab period
Consider a beaker filled partially with water sitting on a scale. The scale reads wb, the total
weight of the beaker and its water in air (Figure 1a). An object of mass m and volume V attached
EXAM 1A SOLUTIONS PHYS 15200
Part I. Multiple Choice Questions [2 pts each]
1) C
2) E
3) B
4) E
5) C
Part II. Word Problems [30 pts each]
1) (A) Set v(t) = 0 and solve for t t = 4 s
Plug into x(t) = 6t2 t3 x = 32 m = maximum
(B) Plug 3 s into FNet = ma
EXAM 1B SOLUTIONS PHYS 15200
Part I. Multiple Choice Questions [2 pts each]
1) A
2) C
3) C
4) A
5) D
Part II. Word Problems [30 pts each]
1) (A) a(t ) = 36 12t = 0 t = 3 s, so v(3 s) = 54 m/s = maximum
(B) FNet = ma(2 s) = 120 N
2) v0y = 1.5 m/s; vx = 4
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Lab 08: Simple Harmonic Motion Worksheet
Name
Date
Partners
DATA TABLE
Trial
Total Hanging Mass
(kg)
Displacement (m)
Angular Frequency
(rad/s)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
ANALYSIS
1. Use Excel or Logger Pro to plot
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Lab 09: Fluids
OBJECTIVE
In this experiment you will be measuring the density of water and that of a solid using
Archimedes Principle.
This experiment is adapted from Vernier Physics with Computers experiments
PHYS 15200 Extra Credit Assignment - due Thursday, Sept. 29
Print your name
Circle your Recitation Time:
9 AM
10:30 AM
Maximum points possible = (100 Exam 1 Score)
50 m
A cyclist starts at rest at the top of a steep 68 incline of height 50 m. The
cyclist
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Lab 01: 1-d Kinematics
OBJECTIVE
In this experiment you will be using two different methods to determine the acceleration of
gravity, g. You will then compare your measured values of g with the standard value
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Lab 01: 1-d Kinematics Worksheet
Name
Date
Partners
PART I - RAMP DATA
Number of
books
Height of
books, h
(m)
sin( )
Length of
incline, x
(m)
Acceleration
trial 1
(m/s2)
trial 2
(m/s2)
trial 3
(m/s2)
Average
a
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Lab 02: Projectile Motion
OBJECTIVE
In this experiment you will be measuring the range of a projectile and comparing your results
with your calculations from the projectiles equations of motion.
This experimen
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Lab 02: Projectile Motion Worksheet
Name
Date
Partners
PART I RAMP ANGLE 1
Trial
Velocity
(m/s)
1
Maximum velocity
m/s
2
Minimum velocity
m/s
3
Average velocity
m/s
4
Table height
m
5
Predicted impact point di
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Lab 03: Newtons Laws
OBJECTIVE
In this experiment you will be measuring the acceleration of a two-mass system and comparing
your results with your calculations based on Newtons laws.
This is a low-tech experim
Multiple Choice Questions (3 points each)
Questions 1 and 2: Jeff is trying to prevent a 500 kg safe from
rolling down a hill. Unfortunately, the safe is too heavy, and the
wheels provide no friction. At the moment shown, the safe has a
velocity of 0.47 m
U(x)
Multiple Choice Questions (3 points each)
Questions 1 and 2: A particle moves in the B
potential shown. Please answer the following 0
questions.
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Question 1: Which of the following is a correct ranking of the magnitude of the force?
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