Lab FV Forces and Vectors
Brandon Weigel
Physics 221, Sec VV
Objectives: The objective of this lab was to gain a better understanding of two
dimensional forces and vectors through a series of experiments. The first experiment
dealt with proving that the x
Lab MI2 Magnetic Induction
Brandon Weigel
Physics 222, Sec R
Objectives: The objective of this lab was to study the properties of magnetic induction
using a bar magnet and coil, and an RL circuit. We were also to quantify our results by
finding the maximu
Worksheet 1: Units, orders of magnitude.
1. The bottle of peanut oil in your kitchen says: 709 cm3. You weighed it in your kitchen
scale and got 680 g. A few days after, the bottle is empty and you weigh it again. The
scale reads 58 g. What is the mass in
Lab DCR DC current: Resistance
Brandon Weigel
Physics 222, Sec R
Objectives: The objective of this lab was to test the accuracy Ohms law. To do this, we
would find the resistance of a specified resistor using only voltage and amperage of a
system. Then, w
Lab FMO Forces and Motion
Brandon Weigel
Physics 221, Sec VV
Objectives: The objective of this lab was to gain a better understanding of the
relationship between force, mass, and acceleration. This relationship is most well
understood and prove as Newtons
Physics 221
Homework 1
Spring 2015
Name:
01.1 You drive 150 km west, then 100 km northeast, and then 200 km at 30.0 west of south.
After an additional displacement, you arrive back where you started. Find the magnitude and the
direction of the last leg of
Lab RLC RLC Circuits
Brandon Weigel
Physics 222, Sec R
Objectives: The objective of this lab was to study the properties of RLC circuits. Using
the frequency of RLC oscillations, we could determine things like inductance, as well as
study the effects of r
Worksheet 11: Angular Momentum and Statics
1. A stick (4.0 m long, 2.0 kg) hangs from a wall as shown below. One end of the
stick rests against the wall and forms a 75 angle with the wall. A cable is attached to
the stick at its middle point and forms a 7
Physics 221
Homework 7
Spring 2013
Name:
07.1 A particle moves in the xy-plane acted on by a conservative force described by the potential
energy U(x,y) = x2 + 2y2 4x 6y + 7, where U is in units of J and x and y are in units of m.
(a) Calculate the magnit
04.1 A Spanish barton pulley system is shown in the
diagram. Note that there is more than one rope in this
pulley system and the lower two pulleys move. Ignore
the masses of the pulleys and ropes.
a) If the right rope is pulled down with a force of F =
10
Physics 221
Homework 12
Spring 2015
Name/Section:
kg
12.1 A wire is made out of a special steel alloy with Y = 2.00 1011 Pa , density ! = 7800 m3 ,
breaking stress 1.00 109 Pa and coefficient of linear thermal expansion ! = 2.50 !10"5 K "1 . The
initial t
Lab 2DC 2 Dimensional Collisions
Brandon Weigel
Physics 221, Sec VV
Objectives: The main goal of this lab is to study the effects of elastic and inelastic
collisions and find the conservation of both kinetic energy and momentum. We intend to
learn if elas
Worksheet 5: Newtons laws.
1-I. Three identical blocks are pushed across a table at constant speed as shown below.
The hand pushes horizontally. There is friction between the table and the bricks. We shall
call the stack of two bricks system A and the sin
Physics 221
Homework 14
Spring 2015
Name:
14.1 Using the Maxwell-Boltzmann speed distribution, prove that the most probable speed for a
molecule of mass m in a gas at temperature T is 2kT / m.
Solution:
2
The Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution f(v) is proport
Physics 221
Homework 5
Spring 2015
Name:
05.1 You are designing a banked turn for an exit ramp leaving the interstate. The radius of
curvature of the turn is 194 m.
(a) What must the banking angle be so that a car going 45 mph will not slide off the highw
Ch. 20 Study Problem Solutions 20.1 A pot is half-filled with water, and a lid is placed on the pot, forming a tight seal so that no water vapor can escape. The pot is heated on a stove, forming water vapor inside the pot. The heat is then turned off and
PHYSICS 221
SPRING 2013
FINAL EXAM: May 7, 2013 2:15pm - 4:15pm
Name (printed): _
Recitation Instructor: _
Section #_
INSTRUCTIONS:
This exam contains 25 multiple-choice questions plus 2 extra credit questions,
each worth 4 points. Choose one answer only
!
1. The angle between the vector A = 3i ! 2 j ! 5k and the positive y axis, in
degrees, is closest to:
A) 19
B) 71
C) 90
D) 109
E) 161
Solution
!
The dot product between the vector A = 3i ! 2 j ! 5k and the unit vector along the
!
!
j
j
positive y-axis j
Physics 221
Online Homework #6 Solutions
Note: the solutions for Tutorials will not be given because they already have hints. Some of the
problems are randomized where the numerical values in the problem are different for each
student.
6.1
End-of-Chapter
Physics 221
Online Homework Assignment #3 Solutions
Note: the solutions for Tutorials will not be given because they already have hints. Some of the
problems are randomized where the numerical values in the problem are different for each
student.
3.1
End-
Physics 221
Online Homework #10 Solutions
Note: the solutions for Tutorials will not be given because they already have hints. Some of the
problems are randomized where the numerical values in the problem are different for each
student.
10.1 Tutorial: Geo
Physics 221
Homework 3
Spring 2013
Name:
03.1 A wheel with radius 3.00 m is turning about a horizontal axis through its center. The linear
speed of a point A on the rim is constant and equal to 7.00 m/s. What are the magnitudes and
direction of As acceler
Dillon Goken
Section J
Sep. 6, 2016
A Spoonful of Science
Does the tablespoon meet the US standard when measured?
The tablespoon was measured 10 times in mL and the results placed in a table. Those
results were then transferred to LoggerPro (at end of rep
General instructions for prelabs
Each folder (except the first one) contains a PDF file with the questions for each prelab. To submit your
answers, click on the item marked with a "test" icon. This "test" is also where you'll find some of the
numerical va
Physics 221
Homework 6
Spring 2015
Name:
06.1 Two boxes, each of mass 24 kg, are at rest and
connected as shown in the figure. The left box slides
without friction on the incline.
(a) Find the speed of the boxes just after they have
moved 1.6 m.
(b) Find
Formula Sheet Physics 221
Vectors and math
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Lab PM Projectile Motion
Dillon Goken
Section J
Sep. 20, 2016
Verify the relationship between range and angle in projectile motion and calculate the velocity
of the ball.
We surmised that as the angle of the launched projectile approached 45 degrees from
Heading
Do NOT include things
like general
background theory
about free fall or 1D
motion. This is not the
place to copy half of
the text book
Objective statement: Short
and concise
Explanation needed to
interpret your tables and
graphs
Material attached
Paul C. Canfield DO NOT repost without written permission.
Two bored kids are stuck at the airport (flight delays again) and decide to race. Both kids
walk with a speed vw. One kid (B) will walk on the ground and the other kid (A) will walk
on the moving
Forces and Vectors
Lab 4
October 29, 2015
Question of the Day
How can you use Newtons Second Law of motion to find the mass of an object? How can we
check Newtons second law?
Newtons second law of motion states that the acceleration of an object is depend
Rotational Motion
Lab 6
December 1, 2015
Question of the Day
What does the moment of inertia of a rotating system depend on and how?
The moment of inertia in the case of this lab can depend on the radius of the masses at the
end of the rod. As you increas
Projectile Motion
Lab 2
October 1, 2015
Question of the Day
When we shoot a ball across a table, what does its landing point depend on?
Objective
This lab is centered on projectile motion and what variables effect the distance a projectile
travels. The ex
Fundamentals of Experimental Science
Lab 1
September 17, 2015
Question of the Day
No measurement is perfect. How do we keep track of uncertainty so that science provides
meaningful answers? What advantages are there of using graphs for data analysis?
Acti
Forces and Vectors
Lab 3
October 1, 2015
Question of the Day
What is the relationship between all the forces acting on an object when the object is at
equilibrium?
Objective
This lab is focused on the vectors of forces. The main objective is the check the