Forces according to newton's second law f = m a, if there is a net force acting on an object, then the object will accelerate in this experiment we will consider a situation of static equilibrium, ie a case in which nothing is movingif an object is not moving, then it is certainly not accelerating. Lab 10 torque physics 211 lab what you need to know: angular systems every lab up to this point has dealt with objects moving in the force and newton’s 2 nd law before we get to torque, let’s jump back a bit and review some ideas in the linear system you should know by now that a. This physics textbook is designed to support my personal teaching activi- ties at duke university, in particular teaching its physics 141/142, 151/152, or 161/162 series (introductory physics for life science majors, engineers, or po.
Experiment 5 ~ friction purpose: in this lab, you will make some basic measurements of friction first you will measure the coefficients of static friction between several combinations of surfaces using a heavy block and a set of hanging masses. The equilibrant force will also be determined experimentally by finding the force (mass in this case) that is required to balance the ring when the 3 assigned masses (forces) are attached to it the measured equilibrant force is then compared with the calculated equilibrant force. Theory: the equipment used in this experiment were a force table with pulleys, weight hangers, a set of slotted weights, string, a protractor, rulers, a bubble level, and graph papers this lab revolves around scalars, vectors, addition of vectors, and the proper use of a force table.
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