The lab of one dimensional motion is a series of experiments that deal with different types of motion in a single direction. In the first experiment, one dimensional motion of a small cart on an air track is measured in a one photogate system. The acceleration was calculated by the infr
Investigation 2.5: Acceleration Due to Gravity of Different Masses
Al Einstein, James Maxwell, Isaac Newton, James Watt
Due Date: July 19, 2008 Cut-Off Date: July 21, 2008
Purpose: To determine if the mass of a falling object affects its accelera
Acceleration Due to Gravity
Have you ever wondered why items always speed up when they are falling? Well it all has to do with acceleration due to gravity. Acceleration is the rate at which an object changes its velocity. Acceleration can be calculated by finding the change in velocity and dividin
Determination of the Acceleration Due to Gravity
By A Good Student
The acceleration due to gravity, g, was determined by dropping a metal bearing and measuring the free-fall time with a pendulum of known period. The measured value is 9.706 m/s2 with a standard deviation of...
Physics Lab Report
How does the length of a string holding a pendulum affect its oscillation?
1. You will need the following apparatus: a pendulum, a piece of string, a clamp, a clamp stand and a timer.
2. Measure out 20cm and attach the metal ball.
3. Establish an...
Lab 3. Dc circuits and Ohm’s law of measurments
Tannaz Farnoudi and Najah Rouse
Professor Joe Renaud
The aim of this experiment was to understand the relationship between the variables of Ohm’s...
Free fall and the acceleration due to gravity
Problem/Question: How do you measure the acceleration of a falling object?
Hypothesis: by measuring velocities of a falling ball then applying the data into equations numerous times, the results should approach to the acceleration.
February 24, 2012
Lab #8: Newton’s Second Law and Acceleration Due to Gravity
To observe a few effects of constant force and varying mass, constant mass and varying force and varying both mass and force and relate them to Newton’s Second Law.
Theory and Background:
Determine the acceleration in a quick sprint.
What would the participant’s acceleration be if he/she sprints forward in a positive direction?
When a person sprints forward, it means he/she speeds up. Consequently, the acceleration should be positive. Whe
AIM: Finding the gravitational field strength by using a simple harmonic motion of a spring and slotted masses.
INTRODUCTION: When a mass suspended from a spring is displaced, due to the acceleration, kg s-2, from its equilibrium and released it will oscillate up and down with a kind of...
Hypothesis: For an increase in a normal force, there will be a corresponding increase in friction.
Introduction: Force is usually connected with a push or pull exerted on an object. In this experiment, I am using a contact force, a force that exists from physical contact between two things. I
Physics Lab Report: Parallel Force
Aim: To test the principle of moments.
Apparatus: Metre rule with holes drilled at the 25cm, 50cm and 75cm mark, 50g masses
50mm long bolt with a diameter of approximately 5mm, retort stand, boss head and clamp, 0-10 N spring balance, electronic pan balance ,wir
Physics for Engineering-I PHY-1421
Lab 08: Conservation of Energy
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The purpose of this activity is to investigate the relationship between the change in the gravitational potential energy and the kinetic energy of a f
The velocity of one Archibald Gaston McHarg
in one extremely suave PT Cruiser,
made with love by Chrysler
1. Listen carefully to Mr. McHarg’s explanation of the lab
2. Get into groups
3. Do pre-lab
4. Find materials
5. Listen to the res
Ticker-Tape Timer: Finding “g”
Tricia Mangan, Annie O’Brien, Abby Alexander, Allison Stenko
1. The time required for the objects with different masses to fall equal distances was equal.
2. The average speed of the two different masses was quite similar, within one te