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Acceleration of a cart

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A motion sensor will be used to measure the motion of a cart that will be pushed up an inclined plane. Data studio will be used to record the motion and calculate the velocity and the acceleration of the… If one considers a cart on an inclined track, the motion will be along the surface of the track. This can be chosen as the X axis. Assuming that the friction…

MOTION: GRAVITATIONAL ACCELERATION

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A motion detector was used in the lab to study the motion of the track moving along an inclined plane plotting the velocity-time and acceleration-time graphs of the track motion. G… In this experiment, earth’s gravitational field strength was determined by using motion detector. The motion detector was used to measure and record a series of position and time…

Acceleration - Mass over a pulley

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The results indicated that: acceleration (a) of a moving body is directly proportional to the applied force (F) and inversely proportional to the total mass. This acceleration is parallel and is in the… Newton’s second law motion, which one of these essential laws, can be stated mathematically as: F=ma (Shukla). This means that acceleration (a) of a moving…

Estimation of gravitational acceleration due to pendulim

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Such an experiment is successfully conducted using a bob, timer, thread, and split cork. With all this apparatus in place, the pendulum is set to… The use of a simple pendulum experiment in the study of motion helps to provide valuable insights into the acceleration of objects due to the gravitational force. In this experiment, a mass is set to swing to…

Geometric model for motion of curves specified by acceleration

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This research contributes to present knowledge by applying the existing equations to modern scenarios to determine whether the existing data remains relevant and provide new details pertinent to current trends and examines the primary curvature properties developed during the evolution of curves. … The intention of this study a geometric model generally that…

Determining acceleration due to gravity using a simple pendelum

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Name Professor Course Date Determining acceleration due to gravity using a simple pendulum Introduction “Acceleration due to gravity” refers to a pull or force exerted on bodies resting on earth’s surface whose direction is towards its center, hence implying it is a negative vector quantity (Achuthan 63).… ttl 19). This is due to earth’s radii changes caused…

Estimation of the value of gravitational acceleration g based on measurements from a simple pendulum

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It entailed releasing a pendulum at a constant angle, θ, and recording the period, it takes to make 10 complete oscillations. The length was varied to determine the relationship… The experiment entails releasing a mass that is attached at the end of a string with an initial angle (θ). The angle is so small such that the sin θ can be approximated to just θ…

Estimation of the value of gravitational acceleration g based on measurements from a simple pendulum

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The acceleration due to gravity was determined to be 10.022 m/s which is a 22.2% difference to the theoretical 9.8m/s. A simple pendulum was… Frequency is the number of complete oscillations per unit time. The maximum displacement of the pendulum from the equilibrium position is the amplitude of the oscillation (Green & Basher, 2014). Using a simple setup as…

Estimation of the value of gravitational acceleration g based on measurements from a simple pendulum

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In this report, relationship between two broad parameters of a simple harmonic oscillator (pendulum) was investigated. Using a stopwatch the average time for 10 oscillations was… Although the results obtained deviated slightly from the documented values, various sources of errors were discussed to account for the error noted. It was concluded that prior to…

Role of the US Government in the Acceleration of the Advancement of Computers

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This paper will critically analysis the Role of the US Government in the Acceleration of the Advancement of Computrs while understanding the modern computing and evolution of computrs over the period of time. Only one time in a life will a novel invention come about to stroke every aspect of our life.… The electronic computr has been approximately for over a…

Estimation of the value of gravitational acceleration (g) Based on measurements from a simple pendulum

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The experiment calls for the determination of the value of gravitational acceleration from a good understanding of how a simple pendulum’s parameters relate to one another. The setup involves using a weight suspended on a piece of string, in this case a golf ball. Ten… derived value after factoring in the uncertainty, corroborating the insight that the time…

The behaviour of dynamic mechanical systems in which uniform acceleration is present. Simple Harmonic Motion and Resonance

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The type of motion that is periodic in nature and repeats its motion is called a simple harmonic motion or it is the type of motion that is about a mean position. The ‘to and fro’ motion of a pendulum, motion of the mass attached to the spring, etc are type of simple harmonic motion.… E (Gain) = 17264.55 Q2: The rollercoaster car from Task 1 Q2 above is…

Five factors of acceleration of globalisation

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Globalisation is a concept that has rapidly taken off over the course of the past twenty years or so. The purpose of this paper is to, with special reference to production and market globalisation; carefully discuss five factors that have accelerated this process in the past two decades.… These include market drivers, cost drivers, technological drivers,…

Determine the behaviour of dynamic mechanical systems in which uniform acceleration is present,Determine the effects of energy transfer in mechanical systems,Determine the behaviour of oscillating mechanical systems

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This is where mechanical systems come in handy as a means of expedient work to be done efficiently and easily. This paper will be looking at some of… The statistical connection between the resultant force and the effect on the mechanical system is what leads to the law of motion and also Newton. The mathematical link has furthermore been denoted using a…

Lap Report

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In this experiment, members used balls on inclined rumps and tried to see whether there was any dependence on the acceleration and thereafter calculate the experimental acceleration comparing it with the theoretical acceleration.
Given that theoretical slope = ½ ax and the… The variation in the acceleration was caused by slight errors that were experience…

Application of the equations of motion

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If a body with initial velocity u undergoes uniform acceleration a and covers a distance s in the time t,
When applied to rotating bodies,… A long string is coiled around the middle of the bar to the end of which a mass m is attached. When the mass is allowed to fall, the coil unwinds, making the bar and the attached weights rotate along with it. From the…

Linear Motion In One Dimension

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Using air tracks made it possible to assume the absence of friction during motion. Motion sensors were used in monitoring the position of the glider with respect to time and the results recorded by use of the portable data… All freely falling objects experience a downward acceleration. Using the symbol g to represent such special acceleration, the value…

Writing a physics report

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According to Newton’s second law of motion the acceleration of an object is inversely proportional to the mass of the object and directly proportional to the magnitude of the net force, in the same direction as the net force. Acceleration is produced when a force acts on a… The acceleration of the object is directly proportional to the net force acting upon it…

Matlab Assignment

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This project uses matlab program to load the available data for acceleration, use the acceleration to generate the corresponding values of velocity and then plot the relevant graphs for the acceleration and velocity of a moving body. Acceleration is represented as a (t). Using… It is therefore a derivative of acceleration, and the position in relation to time.…

Uniformly Accelerated Motion

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The paper "Uniformly Accelerated Motion" gives detailed information about Acceleration, it's theoretical base and practical usage. This assignment focuses on Uniformly Accelerated Motion Along a Straight Line as one of the important situation.… The graphical representation for movement along straight line includes plotting distance against time is always…

Friction

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It is widely believed that the natural state of an object is when it is at rest. Forces are responsible for the movement of a body. To test Newton’s law, various experiments can be conducted on the acceleration and proportionality of an object.… A proof of an increase or decrease in mass of the Newton’s experiment is determined by the force and acceleration…

Newtons Second Law of Motion

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In the study of the motion of bodies, it is known that when an object is allowed to fall freely under the influence of gravity, it usually accelerates downwards at 9.8m/s2. This is usually referred to as the standard gravitational acceleration on the surface of the earth. This… In this lab experiment, we shall focus on the validation of this law by applying…

Free Fall Lab Report

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An attracted object moves with an accelerating force that may be different for every type of material. Under an ideal set up, however, without any resistant force,… Under the principles, the distance covered by an object in motion bears a proportional relationship with the square of time taken by the object to cover that distance. The constant of…

Lab Discussion

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The other car will also have an acceleration of zero as measured from our car’s reference frame. The reason is that both cars did not accelerate hence the car… According to Newton’s second law, an accelerating body experiences a net force towards the direction of acceleration. This means that the body is experiencing a net force towards the center. According…

Assignnmentment

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For this simulation set the friction slider to none. Use the photogate timer to measure the period of the pendulum. Now figure out how to measure g the gravitational acceleration. First practice getting the right values for Earth… er is set to some value, the thermal energy bar graph shows up and the total energy at any particular position is a sum of…