By David H. Loyd

Designed to aid scholars increase their intuitive talents in physics, the PHYSICS LAB handbook emphasizes conceptual knowing and features a thorough dialogue of actual conception to aid scholars see the relationship among the lab and the lecture. every one lab contains a set of pre-lab workouts, and lots of labs provide scholars hands-on adventure with statistical research. gear requisites are saved at a minimal to permit for optimum flexibility and to utilize preexisting lab apparatus.

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The displacement is linear with time squared. g sin d g g cos h Figure 4-2 Components of g, the acceleration due to gravity on an air track. Substituting Equation 1 for v in Equation 3 gives x¼ at2 2 ðEq: 4Þ Equation 4 states that if an object is released from rest, its displacement is directly proportional to the square of the elapsed time. Figure 4-1 shows graphs of both x versus t and x versus t2 for uniformly accelerated motion. A cart shown in Figure 4-2 is placed on an air track that is raised at one end to form an inclined plane with an angle of inclination of y.

3. Classify each of the following physical quantities as vectors or scalars: (a) Volume __________ (b) Force __________ (c) Density __________ (d) Velocity __________ (e) Acceleration __________ Answer Questions 4–7 with reference to Figure 3-6 below. 4. 0 N acting in the directions shown in Figure 3-6, what are the magnitude and direction of the resultant obtained by the vector addition of these two vectors using the analytical method? Show your work. Magnitude = __________N Direction(relative to x axis) = __________degrees 5.

4 L A B O R A T O R Y 4 Section . . . . . . . . Date . . . . . . . . Uniformly Accelerated Motion PRE-LABORATORY ASSIGNMENT (a) (b) (c) (d) The carts pictured above are all moving in a straight line to the right. 00 s apart. Choose which of the descriptions below matches which pictures. 1. These pictures show a cart that is moving at constant velocity. (a) (b) (c) (d) 2. These pictures show a cart that has a positive acceleration. (a) (b) (c) (d) 3.