Experiment Type: OpenEnded


 Madeleine Spencer
 1 years ago
 Views:
Transcription
1 Simple Harmonic Oscillation Overview Experiment Type: OpenEnded In this experiment, students will look at three kinds of oscillators and determine whether or not they can be approximated as simple harmonic oscillators. Students should determine under what conditions they can be characterized as simple harmonic oscillators. Students should also determine if the oscillation is damped over time. Key Concepts Oscillators, oscillations, simple harmonic oscillation, damped linear oscillation, damping constant, spring constant, spring frequency Objectives On completion of this experiment, students should be able to: 1) explain the concept of simple harmonic motion 2) determine if an oscillation is simple harmonic or not 3) determine the frequency of oscillations 4) explain the concept of damped oscillations Review of Concepts Oscillations An oscillation is a back and forth motion. You can see oscillations all around you every day. It is the swaying of the fronds in a palm tree, the rocking of a rocking chair, the ticking of a grandfather clock, the motion of the suspension in your car, the swinging of a child in a playground. Sometimes we want to have oscillations (in rocking chairs, swings, etc.), other times we do not (in buildings, cars, etc.). In order to build things as scientists and engineers, we need to understand oscillations. Why do things oscillate? What are the properties of oscillations? The conditions you need in order for an object to oscillate are: the object must be under the influence of a net restoring force there must be at least one equilibrium position An equilibrium position is a location in space where the object has no net force operating on it. A restoring force is a force which points in the direction of (or along the path to) the equilibrium position. In other words, the restoring force tries to return the object to the equilibrium position. Simple Harmonic Oscillation
2 The simplest kind of oscillation is the simple harmonic oscillation. It is the simplest because the restoring force can be characterized as proportional to the displacement, i.e. r r = kx (91) In this equation, k is a constant of proportionality, usually called the spring constant, and x r is a displacement. Note that the displacement need not be in the x direction, but can be a displacement along a path (I will give you an example shortly). Now having said this, let me tell you that there are very few real, net restoring forces which can be characterized with this formula exactly. In fact, I can think of none. I know what you re thinking. You re thinking But, but That s the spring force, Hooke s Law, I learned about in my text Well, yes, Eq. (91) is Hooke s Law. That makes sense, because you already know that springs oscillate very readily. The question is how well does Hooke s Law describe a spring? What happens if you stretch a real spring too much? (Haven t you ever ruined a Slinky?) Does it have the same springiness after you do this? The answer is that there is a region of displacements for which a spring will follow Hooke s Law fairly reasonably. Beyond that and the spring will experience a process called hysteresis. (That is a topic for another course, however.) Many restoring forces can be approximated as Eq. (91) under certain conditions. In your experiment today, you are going to look at a few examples of oscillators and you will tell me if the oscillator can be approximated as a simple harmonic oscillator and if so, under what conditions is it approximately simple harmonic. Let me give you an example other than the simple springmass system that you can find in your book. Figure 1 A mass sliding in a frictionless, circular bowl This is clearly an oscillator. If you move the mass to any side of the bowl, it will slosh back and forth. But is it a simple harmonic oscillator? To answer this question, let s draw the free body diagram.
3 Figure 2 The free body diagram of the sliding mass in the frictionless bowl This is an example of an oscillator whose restoring force acts along the path of motion, in this case, along the surface of the bowl. The restoring force in this case is the component of the gravitational force which acts along the surface of the bowl. = mg sin (92) Well, that doesn t look like Hooke s Law at all So this is not a simple harmonic oscillator in general. However, for small angles, sin θ θ. Also, the displacement r r along the path is related to θ by the formula = s / R. That means that for small angles this restoring force becomes = mg' & = mg$ % s R " (93) Eq. (93) has the form F = (constant)*displacement. The spring constant in this case is mg/r. So for small angles, this mass sliding in a frictionless bowl is a simple harmonic oscillator That s all well and good for theoretical determinations, but how do we find out if the oscillator is simple harmonic experimentally? To find out experimentally, we need to know the equation of motion for an object undergoing simple harmonic motion. The equation of motion for simple harmonic oscillation is a cosine function. x t) = Acos( " t + ) (94) ( In this equation, A is the (constant) amplitude of the oscillation, ω is the frequency of the oscillation, and δ o is the initial phase of the oscillation. Be careful X(t) is the distance along the path of the motion That means the arc distance, s, in the case of the mass sliding in the bowl. The frequency of the oscillation for simple harmonic motion is
4 k = (95) m If you can verify both (94) and (95) are true for your system, then you have successfully shown that the oscillator can be approximated as a simple harmonic oscillator. Damped Oscillations Of course, there s no such thing as a perfectly lossless mechanical system. If we were to look at a real spring oscillating over some period of time, the graph of its motion would never be a perfect cosine function. After a while, the oscillations would die down. In other words, the oscillator would lose energy over time. A force which causes the oscillator to lose energy is called a damping force. Some common damping forces are friction and air drag. Since we have already discussed friction in a previous lab, I will be very brief. Sometimes the damping force can be modeled as proportional to the velocity of the mass, i.e. F damping = bv (96) where b is a constant of proportionality called the damping constant. When this is true, the equation of motion becomes a sinusoidal function which is attenuated by a decreasing exponential, Figure 3 A plot of the displacement vs. time of a damped harmonic oscillator ( b / 2m) t x ( t) = Ae cos( "' t + ) o (97) The frequency is changed from the natural frequency (the frequency for simple harmonic oscillation) by the relation
5 (' = ( & 1' $ % 2 ( " b m 2 (98) For small damping forces, this shift in the frequency is very small, so equation (98) is not very helpful for most cases. It is sufficient that you show that the motion of your oscillator is Eq. (97) in form. Procedure You will come up with a procedure in your group Read the task (below) carefully and come up with a procedure that you think will accomplish it. You have two weeks to complete this task. Your task: You need to determine whether or not each of the oscillators you have chosen can be approximately described as a simple harmonic oscillator. This means you must determine: o Under what conditions it can be described as such. (E.g. small timescale, small oscillations, etc.). Please don t test extreme amplitudes in the springmass system; it may damage the spring o What parameters describe the motion. For example, what determines the frequency of oscillation in each system? o Whether or not each of the oscillators is damped over time. The spring has an added parameter: the effective mass. This will be discussed in class during the 2 nd week. You must pick three oscillators to investigate. You only need to fully complete the task for the first two. The last one may prove unreasonable to model. One of your oscillators must be a simple spring mass system. Choose either a mass hanging on a spring vertically or a mass attached to a spring horizontally. There are many different sets of equipment you can use for the horizontal case (an air track, a car track, etc.) One of your oscillators must be a simple pendulum (a mass on a string). The last oscillator can be anything you can dream up with the equipment we have. I challenge you to come up with something that is very nonlinear (I.e. something that cannot be approximated well as a simple harmonic oscillator). For this last case, all you need to do is find the position as a function of time, rather than analyzing it carefully. Think of something wacky the wackier the better Two springs attached to a single mass diagonally and bouncing on a table? Pendulums attached to pendulums? Have fun with this last one
Simple Harmonic Motion Concepts
Simple Harmonic Motion Concepts INTRODUCTION Have you ever wondered why a grandfather clock keeps accurate time? The motion of the pendulum is a particular kind of repetitive or periodic motion called
More informationPeriodic Motion or Oscillations. Physics 232 Lecture 01 1
Periodic Motion or Oscillations Physics 3 Lecture 01 1 Periodic Motion Periodic Motion is motion that repeats about a point of stable equilibrium Stable Equilibrium Unstable Equilibrium A necessary requirement
More informationSimple Harmonic Motion
Simple Harmonic Motion Restating Hooke s law The equation of motion Phase, frequency, amplitude Simple Pendulum Damped and Forced oscillations Resonance Harmonic Motion A lot of motion in the real world
More informationAP1 Oscillations. 1. Which of the following statements about a springblock oscillator in simple harmonic motion about its equilibrium point is false?
1. Which of the following statements about a springblock oscillator in simple harmonic motion about its equilibrium point is false? (A) The displacement is directly related to the acceleration. (B) The
More informationHooke s Law. Spring. Simple Harmonic Motion. Energy. 12/9/09 Physics 201, UWMadison 1
Hooke s Law Spring Simple Harmonic Motion Energy 12/9/09 Physics 201, UWMadison 1 relaxed position F X = kx > 0 F X = 0 x apple 0 x=0 x > 0 x=0 F X =  kx < 0 x 12/9/09 Physics 201, UWMadison 2 We know
More informationSimple Harmonic Motion
Simple Harmonic Motion 1 Object To determine the period of motion of objects that are executing simple harmonic motion and to check the theoretical prediction of such periods. 2 Apparatus Assorted weights
More informationLab M1: The Simple Pendulum
Lab M1: The Simple Pendulum Introduction. The simple pendulum is a favorite introductory exercise because Galileo's experiments on pendulums in the early 1600s are usually regarded as the beginning of
More informationLABORATORY 9. Simple Harmonic Motion
LABORATORY 9 Simple Harmonic Motion Purpose In this experiment we will investigate two examples of simple harmonic motion: the massspring system and the simple pendulum. For the massspring system we
More informationPhysics 53. Oscillations. You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
Physics 53 Oscillations You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there. Yogi Berra Overview Many natural phenomena exhibit motion in which particles
More informationA ball, attached to a cord of length 1.20 m, is set in motion so that it is swinging backwards and forwards like a pendulum.
MECHANICS: SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION QUESTIONS THE PENDULUM (2014;2) A pendulum is set up, as shown in the diagram. The length of the cord attached to the bob is 1.55 m. The bob has a mass of 1.80 kg. The
More informationLecture Presentation Chapter 14 Oscillations
Lecture Presentation Chapter 14 Oscillations Suggested Videos for Chapter 14 Prelecture Videos Describing Simple Harmonic Motion Details of SHM Damping and Resonance Class Videos Oscillations Basic Oscillation
More informationSimple Harmonic Motion
Periodic motion Earth around the sun Elastic ball bouncing up an down Quartz in your watch, computer clock, ipod clock, etc. Heart beat, and many more In taking your pulse, you count 70.0 heartbeats in
More informationChapter 14. Oscillations. PowerPoint Lectures for College Physics: A Strategic Approach, Second Edition Pearson Education, Inc.
Chapter 14 Oscillations PowerPoint Lectures for College Physics: A Strategic Approach, Second Edition 14 Oscillations Reading Quiz 1. The type of function that describes simple harmonic motion is A.
More informationHooke s Law and Simple Harmonic Motion
Hooke s Law and Simple Harmonic Motion OBJECTIVE to measure the spring constant of the springs using Hooke s Law to explore the static properties of springy objects and springs, connected in series and
More information1 of 10 11/23/2009 6:37 PM
hapter 14 Homework Due: 9:00am on Thursday November 19 2009 Note: To understand how points are awarded read your instructor's Grading Policy. [Return to Standard Assignment View] Good Vibes: Introduction
More informationSpring Simple Harmonic Oscillator. Spring constant. Potential Energy stored in a Spring. Understanding oscillations. Understanding oscillations
Spring Simple Harmonic Oscillator Simple Harmonic Oscillations and Resonance We have an object attached to a spring. The object is on a horizontal frictionless surface. We move the object so the spring
More informationPrelab Exercises: Hooke's Law and the Behavior of Springs
59 Prelab Exercises: Hooke's Law and the Behavior of Springs Study the description of the experiment that follows and answer the following questions.. (3 marks) Explain why a mass suspended vertically
More informationOscillations. The Force. The Motion
Team Oscillations Oscillatory motion is motion that repeats itself. An object oscillates if it moves back and forth along a fixed path between two extreme positions. Oscillations are everywhere in the
More informationName: Lab Partner: Section:
Chapter 10 Simple Harmonic Motion Name: Lab Partner: Section: 10.1 Purpose Simple harmonic motion will be examined in this experiment. 10.2 Introduction A periodic motion is one that repeats itself in
More informationPhysics 231 Lecture 15
Physics 31 ecture 15 Main points of today s lecture: Simple harmonic motion Mass and Spring Pendulum Circular motion T 1/f; f 1/ T; ω πf for mass and spring ω x Acos( ωt) v ωasin( ωt) x ax ω Acos( ωt)
More informationTHE NOT SO SIMPLE PENDULUM
INTRODUCTION: THE NOT SO SIMPLE PENDULUM This laboratory experiment is used to study a wide range of topics in mechanics like velocity, acceleration, forces and their components, the gravitational force,
More informationUpdated 2013 (Mathematica Version) M1.1. Lab M1: The Simple Pendulum
Updated 2013 (Mathematica Version) M1.1 Introduction. Lab M1: The Simple Pendulum The simple pendulum is a favorite introductory exercise because Galileo's experiments on pendulums in the early 1600s are
More informationSimple Harmonic Motion
Simple Harmonic Motion Simple harmonic motion is one of the most common motions found in nature and can be observed from the microscopic vibration of atoms in a solid to rocking of a supertanker on the
More informationPENDULUM PERIODS. First Last. Partners: student1, student2, and student3
PENDULUM PERIODS First Last Partners: student1, student2, and student3 Governor s School for Science and Technology 520 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666 April 13, 2011 ABSTRACT The effect of amplitude,
More informationAP Physics C. Oscillations/SHM Review Packet
AP Physics C Oscillations/SHM Review Packet 1. A 0.5 kg mass on a spring has a displacement as a function of time given by the equation x(t) = 0.8Cos(πt). Find the following: a. The time for one complete
More informationLab 5: Conservation of Energy
Lab 5: Conservation of Energy Equipment SWS, 1meter stick, 2meter stick, heavy duty bench clamp, 90cm rod, 40cm rod, 2 double clamps, brass spring, 100g mass, 500g mass with 5cm cardboard square
More informationSimple Harmonic Motion(SHM) Period and Frequency. Period and Frequency. Cosines and Sines
Simple Harmonic Motion(SHM) Vibration (oscillation) Equilibrium position position of the natural length of a spring Amplitude maximum displacement Period and Frequency Period (T) Time for one complete
More informationSIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION
SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION PURPOSE The purpose of this experiment is to investigate one of the fundamental types of motion that exists in nature  simple harmonic motion. The importance of this kind of motion
More informationPHYS 202 Laboratory #4. Activity 1: Thinking about Oscillating Systems
SHM Lab 1 Introduction PHYS 202 Laboratory #4 Oscillations and Simple Harmonic Motion In this laboratory, we examine three simple oscillatory systems: a mass on a spring, a pendulum, and a mass on a rubber
More informationHOOKE S LAW AND OSCILLATIONS
9 HOOKE S LAW AND OSCILLATIONS OBJECTIVE To measure the effect of amplitude, mass, and spring constant on the period of a springmass oscillator. INTRODUCTION The force which restores a spring to its equilibrium
More informationSimple Harmonic Motion
Simple Harmonic Motion Objective: In this exercise you will investigate the simple harmonic motion of mass suspended from a helical (coiled) spring. Apparatus: Spring 1 Table Post 1 Short Rod 1 Rightangled
More informationOscillations: Mass on a Spring and Pendulums
Chapter 3 Oscillations: Mass on a Spring and Pendulums 3.1 Purpose 3.2 Introduction Galileo is said to have been sitting in church watching the large chandelier swinging to and fro when he decided that
More informationAdvanced Higher Physics: MECHANICS. Simple Harmonic Motion
Advanced Higher Physics: MECHANICS Simple Harmonic Motion At the end of this section, you should be able to: Describe examples of simple harmonic motion (SHM). State that in SHM the unbalanced force is
More informationSimple Harmonic Motion
Simple Harmonic Motion 9M Object: Apparatus: To determine the force constant of a spring and then study the harmonic motion of that spring when it is loaded with a mass m. Force sensor, motion sensor,
More informationphysics 111N oscillations & waves
physics 111N oscillations & waves periodic motion! often a physical system will repeat the same motion over and over! we call this periodic motion, or an oscillation the time it takes for the motion to
More informationChapter 1. Oscillations. Oscillations
Oscillations 1. A mass m hanging on a spring with a spring constant k has simple harmonic motion with a period T. If the mass is doubled to 2m, the period of oscillation A) increases by a factor of 2.
More informationPractice Test SHM with Answers
Practice Test SHM with Answers MPC 1) If we double the frequency of a system undergoing simple harmonic motion, which of the following statements about that system are true? (There could be more than one
More informationSIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION: SHIFTED ORIGIN AND PHASE
MISN026 SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION: SHIFTED ORIGIN AND PHASE SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION: SHIFTED ORIGIN AND PHASE by Kirby Morgan 1. Dynamics of Harmonic Motion a. Force Varies in Magnitude and Direction................
More informationSimple Harmonic Motion
Simple Harmonic Motion Theory Simple harmonic motion refers to the periodic sinusoidal oscillation of an object or quantity. Simple harmonic motion is eecuted by any quantity obeying the Differential
More informationEXPERIMENT 2 Measurement of g: Use of a simple pendulum
EXPERIMENT 2 Measurement of g: Use of a simple pendulum OBJECTIVE: To measure the acceleration due to gravity using a simple pendulum. Textbook reference: pp1015 INTRODUCTION: Many things in nature wiggle
More informationSolving the Harmonic Oscillator Equation. Morgan Root NCSU Department of Math
Solving the Harmonic Oscillator Equation Morgan Root NCSU Department of Math SpringMass System Consider a mass attached to a wall by means of a spring. Define y to be the equilibrium position of the block.
More informationExperiment 4: Harmonic Motion Analysis
Experiment 4: Harmonic Motion Analysis Background In this experiment you will investigate the influence of damping on a driven harmonic oscillator and study resonant conditions. The following theoretical
More informationChapter 13, example problems: x (cm) 10.0
Chapter 13, example problems: (13.04) Reading Fig. 1330 (reproduced on the right): (a) Frequency f = 1/ T = 1/ (16s) = 0.0625 Hz. (since the figure shows that T/2 is 8 s.) (b) The amplitude is 10 cm.
More informationPHYS 2425 Engineering Physics I EXPERIMENT 9 SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION
PHYS 2425 Engineering Physics I EXPERIMENT 9 SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION I. INTRODUCTION The objective of this experiment is the study of oscillatory motion. In particular the springmass system and the simple
More informationUp and Down: Damped Harmonic Motion
Up and Down: Damped Harmonic Motion Activity 27 An object hanging from a spring can bounce up and down in a simple way. The vertical position of the object can be described mathematically in terms of a
More informationType: Double Date: Simple Harmonic Motion III. Homework: Read 10.3, Do CONCEPT QUEST #(7) Do PROBLEMS #(5, 19, 28) Ch. 10
Type: Double Date: Objective: Simple Harmonic Motion II Simple Harmonic Motion III Homework: Read 10.3, Do CONCEPT QUEST #(7) Do PROBLEMS #(5, 19, 28) Ch. 10 AP Physics B Mr. Mirro Simple Harmonic Motion
More informationDetermination of Acceleration due to Gravity
Experiment 2 24 Kuwait University Physics 105 Physics Department Determination of Acceleration due to Gravity Introduction In this experiment the acceleration due to gravity (g) is determined using two
More informationboth double. A. T and v max B. T remains the same and v max doubles. both remain the same. C. T and v max
Q13.1 An object on the end of a spring is oscillating in simple harmonic motion. If the amplitude of oscillation is doubled, how does this affect the oscillation period T and the object s maximum speed
More informationMECHANICS IV  SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION
MIVp.1 A. OSCILLATIONS B. SIMPLE PENDULUM C. KINEMATICS OF SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION D. SPRINGANDMASS SYSTEM E. ENERGY OF SHM F. DAMPED HARMONIC MOTION G. FORCED VIBRATION A. OSCILLATIONS A toandfro
More informationHOOKE'S LAW AND SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION OBJECT
5 M19 M19.1 HOOKE'S LAW AND SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION OBJECT The object of this experiment is to determine whether a vertical massspring system obeys Hooke's Law and to study simple harmonic motion. THEORY
More information1.10 Using Figure 1.6, verify that equation (1.10) satisfies the initial velocity condition. t + ") # x (t) = A! n. t + ") # v(0) = A!
1.1 Using Figure 1.6, verify that equation (1.1) satisfies the initial velocity condition. Solution: Following the lead given in Example 1.1., write down the general expression of the velocity by differentiating
More informationPeople s Physics book 3e Ch 251
The Big Idea: In most realistic situations forces and accelerations are not fixed quantities but vary with time or displacement. In these situations algebraic formulas cannot do better than approximate
More information= mg [down] =!mg [up]; F! x
Section 4.6: Elastic Potential Energy and Simple Harmonic Motion Mini Investigation: Spring Force, page 193 Answers may vary. Sample answers: A. The relationship between F g and x is linear. B. The slope
More informationSimple Pendulum 10/10
Physical Science 101 Simple Pendulum 10/10 Name Partner s Name Purpose In this lab you will study the motion of a simple pendulum. A simple pendulum is a pendulum that has a small amplitude of swing, i.e.,
More information226 Chapter 15: OSCILLATIONS
Chapter 15: OSCILLATIONS 1. In simple harmonic motion, the restoring force must be proportional to the: A. amplitude B. frequency C. velocity D. displacement E. displacement squared 2. An oscillatory motion
More informationPhysics 101 Exam 1 NAME 2/7
Physics 101 Exam 1 NAME 2/7 1 In the situation below, a person pulls a string attached to block A, which is in turn attached to another, heavier block B via a second string (a) Which block has the larger
More informationUNIT 14: HARMONIC MOTION
Name St.No.  Date(YY/MM/DD) / / Section UNIT 14: HARMONIC MOTION Approximate Time three 100minute sessions Back and Forth and Back and Forth... Cameo OBJECTIVES 1. To learn directly about some of the
More informationChapter 24 Physical Pendulum
Chapter 4 Physical Pendulum 4.1 Introduction... 1 4.1.1 Simple Pendulum: Torque Approach... 1 4. Physical Pendulum... 4.3 Worked Examples... 4 Example 4.1 Oscillating Rod... 4 Example 4.3 Torsional Oscillator...
More information8 SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION
8 SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION Chapter 8 Simple Harmonic Motion Objectives After studying this chapter you should be able to model oscillations; be able to derive laws to describe oscillations; be able to use
More informationRecitation 2 Chapters 12 and 13
Recitation 2 Chapters 12 and 13 Problem 12.20. 65.0 kg bungee jumper steps off a bridge with a light bungee cord tied to her and the bridge (Figure P12.20. The unstretched length of the cord is 11.0 m.
More informationHOOKE S LAW AND SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION
HOOKE S LAW AND SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION Alexander Sapozhnikov, Brooklyn College CUNY, New York, alexs@brooklyn.cuny.edu Objectives Study Hooke s Law and measure the spring constant. Study Simple Harmonic
More informationPhysics 1022: Chapter 14 Waves
Phys 10: Introduction, Pg 1 Physics 10: Chapter 14 Waves Anatomy of a wave Simple harmonic motion Energy and simple harmonic motion Phys 10: Introduction, Pg Page 1 1 Waves New Topic Phys 10: Introduction,
More informationPHYS2020: General Physics II Course Lecture Notes Section VII
PHYS2020: General Physics II Course Lecture Notes Section VII Dr. Donald G. Luttermoser East Tennessee State University Edition 4.0 Abstract These class notes are designed for use of the instructor and
More informationturntable in terms of SHM and UCM: be plotted as a sine wave. n Think about spinning a ball on a string or a ball on a
RECALL: Angular Displacement & Angular Velocity Think about spinning a ball on a string or a ball on a turntable in terms of SHM and UCM: If you look at the ball from the side, its motion could be plotted
More information7. Kinetic Energy and Work
Kinetic Energy: 7. Kinetic Energy and Work The kinetic energy of a moving object: k = 1 2 mv 2 Kinetic energy is proportional to the square of the velocity. If the velocity of an object doubles, the kinetic
More informationComputer Experiment. Simple Harmonic Motion. Kinematics and Dynamics of Simple Harmonic Motion. Evaluation copy
INTRODUCTION Simple Harmonic Motion Kinematics and Dynamics of Simple Harmonic Motion Computer Experiment 16 When you suspend an object from a spring, the spring will stretch. If you pull on the object,
More informationExperiment 5: Newton s Second Law
Name Section Date Introduction Experiment : Newton s Second Law In this laboratory experiment you will consider Newton s second law of motion, which states that an object will accelerate if an unbalanced
More informationGraphical Presentation of Data
Graphical Presentation of Data Guidelines for Making Graphs Titles should tell the reader exactly what is graphed Remove stray lines, legends, points, and any other unintended additions by the computer
More informationChapter Test. Teacher Notes and Answers Forces and the Laws of Motion. Assessment
Assessment Chapter Test A Teacher Notes and Answers Forces and the Laws of Motion CHAPTER TEST A (GENERAL) 1. c 2. d 3. d 4. c 5. c 6. c 7. c 8. b 9. d 10. d 11. c 12. a 13. d 14. d 15. b 16. d 17. c 18.
More informationHomework #7 Solutions
MAT 0 Spring 201 Problems Homework #7 Solutions Section.: 4, 18, 22, 24, 4, 40 Section.4: 4, abc, 16, 18, 22. Omit the graphing part on problems 16 and 18...4. Find the general solution to the differential
More information1: (ta initials) 2: first name (print) last name (print) brock id (ab13cd) (lab date)
1: (ta initials) 2: first name (print) last name (print) brock id (ab13cd) (lab date) Experiment 5 Harmonic motion In this Experiment you will learn that Hooke s Law F = kx can be used to model the interaction
More informationExperiment 9. The Pendulum
Experiment 9 The Pendulum 9.1 Objectives Investigate the functional dependence of the period (τ) 1 of a pendulum on its length (L), the mass of its bob (m), and the starting angle (θ 0 ). Use a pendulum
More informationWork. Work = Force distance (the force must be parallel to movement) OR Work = (Force)(cos θ)(distance)
Work Work = Force distance (the force must be parallel to movement) OR Work = (Force)(cos θ)(distance) When you are determining the force parallel to the movement you can do this manually and keep track
More informationPhysics 41 HW Set 1 Chapter 15
Physics 4 HW Set Chapter 5 Serway 8 th OC:, 4, 7 CQ: 4, 8 P: 4, 5, 8, 8, 0, 9,, 4, 9, 4, 5, 5 Discussion Problems:, 57, 59, 67, 74 OC CQ P: 4, 5, 8, 8, 0, 9,, 4, 9, 4, 5, 5 Discussion Problems:, 57, 59,
More informationMechanical Vibrations
Mechanical Vibrations A mass m is suspended at the end of a spring, its weight stretches the spring by a length L to reach a static state (the equilibrium position of the system). Let u(t) denote the displacement,
More informationCenter of Mass/Momentum
Center of Mass/Momentum 1. 2. An Lshaped piece, represented by the shaded area on the figure, is cut from a metal plate of uniform thickness. The point that corresponds to the center of mass of the Lshaped
More informationEnergy transformations
Energy transformations Objectives Describe examples of energy transformations. Demonstrate and apply the law of conservation of energy to a system involving a vertical spring and mass. Design and implement
More informationCentripetal Force. 1. Introduction
1. Introduction Centripetal Force When an object travels in a circle, even at constant speed, it is undergoing acceleration. In this case the acceleration acts not to increase or decrease the magnitude
More informationA) F = k x B) F = k C) F = x k D) F = x + k E) None of these.
CT161 Which of the following is necessary to make an object oscillate? i. a stable equilibrium ii. little or no friction iii. a disturbance A: i only B: ii only C: iii only D: i and iii E: All three Answer:
More informationApplications of SecondOrder Differential Equations
Applications of SecondOrder Differential Equations Secondorder linear differential equations have a variety of applications in science and engineering. In this section we explore two of them: the vibration
More informationThe moment of inertia of a rod rotating about its centre is given by:
Pendulum Physics 161 Introduction This experiment is designed to study the motion of a pendulum consisting of a rod and a mass attached to it. The period of the pendulum will be measured using three different
More informationPhysics 211 Week 12. Simple Harmonic Motion: Equation of Motion
Physics 11 Week 1 Simple Harmonic Motion: Equation of Motion A mass M rests on a frictionless table and is connected to a spring of spring constant k. The other end of the spring is fixed to a vertical
More informationC B A T 3 T 2 T 1. 1. What is the magnitude of the force T 1? A) 37.5 N B) 75.0 N C) 113 N D) 157 N E) 192 N
Three boxes are connected by massless strings and are resting on a frictionless table. Each box has a mass of 15 kg, and the tension T 1 in the right string is accelerating the boxes to the right at a
More informationMh1: Simple Harmonic Motion. Chapter 15. Motion of a SpringMass System. Periodic Motion. Oscillatory Motion
Mh1: Siple Haronic Motion Chapter 15 Siple block and spring Oscillatory Motion Exaple: the tides, a swing Professor Michael Burton School of Physics, UNSW Periodic Motion! Periodic otion is otion of an
More information16 OSCILLATORY MOTION AND WAVES
CHAPTER 16 OSCILLATORY MOTION AND WAVES 549 16 OSCILLATORY MOTION AND WAVES Figure 16.1 There are at least four types of waves in this picture only the water waves are evident. There are also sound waves,
More informationResponse to Harmonic Excitation
Response to Harmonic Excitation Part 1 : Undamped Systems Harmonic excitation refers to a sinusoidal external force of a certain frequency applied to a system. The response of a system to harmonic excitation
More informationOscillations. Vern Lindberg. June 10, 2010
Oscillations Vern Lindberg June 10, 2010 You have discussed oscillations in Vibs and Waves: we will therefore touch lightly on Chapter 3, mainly trying to refresh your memory and extend the concepts. 1
More informationSIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION
PERIODIC MOTION SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION If a particle moves such that it repeats its path regularly after equal intervals of time, its motion is said to be periodic. The interval of time required to complete
More informationSolutions 2.4Page 140
Solutions.4Page 4 Problem 3 A mass of 3 kg is attached to the end of a spring that is stretched cm by a force of 5N. It is set in motion with initial position = and initial velocity v = m/s. Find the
More informationPhysics 1120: Simple Harmonic Motion Solutions
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Physics 1120: Simple Harmonic Motion Solutions 1. A 1.75 kg particle moves as function of time as follows: x = 4cos(1.33t+π/5) where distance is measured
More informationBROCK UNIVERSITY. PHYS 1P21/1P91 Solutions to Midterm test 26 October 2013 Instructor: S. D Agostino
BROCK UNIVERSITY PHYS 1P21/1P91 Solutions to Midterm test 26 October 2013 Instructor: S. D Agostino 1. [10 marks] Clearly indicate whether each statement is TRUE or FALSE. Then provide a clear, brief,
More informationWave Motion (Chapter 15)
Wave Motion (Chapter 15) Waves are moving oscillations. They transport energy and momentum through space without transporting matter. In mechanical waves this happens via a disturbance in a medium. Transverse
More informationChapter 07: Kinetic Energy and Work
Chapter 07: Kinetic Energy and Work Conservation of Energy is one of Nature s fundamental laws that is not violated. Energy can take on different forms in a given system. This chapter we will discuss work
More informationELASTIC FORCES and HOOKE S LAW
PHYS101 LAB03 ELASTIC FORCES and HOOKE S LAW 1. Objective The objective of this lab is to show that the response of a spring when an external agent changes its equilibrium length by x can be described
More information11/27/2014 Partner: Diem Tran. Bungee Lab I: Exploring the Relationship Between Bungee Cord Length and Spring Force Constant
Bungee Lab I: Exploring the Relationship Between Bungee Cord Length and Spring Force Constant Introduction: This lab relies on an understanding of the motion of a spring and spring constant to facilitate
More informationLecture L19  Vibration, Normal Modes, Natural Frequencies, Instability
S. Widnall 16.07 Dynamics Fall 2009 Version 1.0 Lecture L19  Vibration, Normal Modes, Natural Frequencies, Instability Vibration, Instability An important class of problems in dynamics concerns the free
More informationWaves and Sound. An Introduction to Waves and Wave Properties Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Waves and Sound An Introduction to Waves and Wave Properties Wednesday, November 19, 2008 Mechanical Wave A mechanical wave is a disturbance which propagates through a medium with little or no net displacement
More informationFRICTION, WORK, AND THE INCLINED PLANE
FRICTION, WORK, AND THE INCLINED PLANE Objective: To measure the coefficient of static and inetic friction between a bloc and an inclined plane and to examine the relationship between the plane s angle
More informationSOLUTIONS TO PROBLEM SET 4
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Department of Physics Physics 8.01X Fall Term 2002 SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEM SET 4 1 Young & Friedman 5 26 A box of bananas weighing 40.0 N rests on a horizontal surface.
More informationSIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION Ken Cheney
SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION Ken Cheney INTRODUCTION GENERAL Probably no tools that you will learn in Physics are more widely used than those that deal with simple harmonic motion. Here we will be investigating
More information