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Acceleration of a cart

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...acceleration of the cart as it moves up and down the inclined plane. These calculations will then be compared to the data from an acceleration sensor mounted on the sensor.
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Newton’s law relates the motion of an object to the net force exerted on it. It is given by F=ma. This equation is a vector equation which implies that the forces can be separated into X and Y components. If one considers a cart on an inclined track, the motion... This experiment aims to study the motion of a cart on an inclined plane. 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...

MOTION: GRAVITATIONAL ACCELERATION

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...acceleration Motion: gravitational acceleration The principal aim of this experiment was to determine the acceleration due to the earths gravity. 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 was experimentally determined as which was lower than the theoretical.
Introduction
It is well known that every object on the earth’s surface experiences a downward force due to the earth’s gravitational field. Due to this force of gravity, all objects above the earth’s surface will fall towards the earth’s center with a constant acceleration... . In this experiment,...

Acceleration - Mass over a pulley

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...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 direction of the net applied force. The results of this lab experiment conformed to Newton’s second Laws of Motion which can expressed mathematically as F=ma.
Goals
The aim of this experiment is to test Newton’s Second Law of motion (F=ma) by investigating the relationship between: acceleration and applied force, and acceleration and mass of the moving body.
Introduction
Newton stated three... Investigating Newton’s second law of motion This experiment investigated and proved Newton’s second law motion. The results indicated that:...

Estimation of gravitational acceleration due to pendulim

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...acceleration of objects due to the gravitational force. In this experiment, a mass is set to swing to determine the number of oscillations in a particular period. Such an oscillatory motion is referred to as simple harmonic motion (JHA & JHA, 2009 pg. 275). This experiment was conducted to facilitate the understanding of the relationship between various parameters in an oscillatory system. As such, the main objective of this experiment is to estimate the value of gravitational force acting on the pendulum and compare this value... ESTIMATION OF THE VALUE OF GRAVITY USING SIMPLE PENDULUM EXPERIMENT affiliation The mathematical estimation of the value of gravity can be done using a simple pendulum...

Geometric model for motion of curves specified by acceleration

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...Acceleration s of investigators affiliation Table of Contents 3 Introduction 4 Literature Survey 5 Objectives 9 Design 10 Research Plan 11 Anticipated Outcomes 12 References 14 Budget 16 abstract The analysis proposed for the Geometric Model for Motion of Curves Specified by Acceleration will seek to answer the research question: How is the motion of manifolds specified by acceleration described? Through a qualitative analysis, the examination will attempt to fulfill primary and secondary objectives through an in-depth review of pertinent literature as well as an examination of mathematical models that will assist in constructing and deconstructing... ? Geometric Model for Motion of Curves Specified by...

Determining acceleration due to gravity using a simple pendelum

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...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). However, this force exhibits significant variations based on any given body’s location on earth’s surface besides influenced by both altitude and latitude (Hu?ttl 19). Premise asserting effects due to altitude states g changes inversely relative to the distance from the world’s center; hence, its values are 9.78m/s2 at equator and 9.83m/s2 at poles (Hu?ttl 19). This is due to earth’s radii changes caused by both altitude... Determining...

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

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...acceleration due to gravity. 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 between the length of the string and the time taken for one oscillation. The results obtained were analysed in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. The students used simple linear regression to come up with a linear model for the data. The gradient was then used to compute the value of the acceleration due to gravity, g.
2. Introduction
The experiment entails releasing a mass... The Simple Pendulum Experiment ID Number Word count: 883 The aim of this experiment is to determine an empirical value for the...

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

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...acceleration g based on measurements from a simple pendulum ID Number Word count: 1157 The relationship between the factors governing simple harmonic motion of a pendulum was used to estimate the acceleration due to gravity. 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 successfully used to calculate the acceleration due to gravity.
Introduction
According to the theory, the acceleration due to gravity can be estimated by using a simple pendulum and following using the relation
T
Figure 1 setup of a simple pendulum
In this case, T represents the period taken... Estimation of the value of gravitational...

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

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...Acceleration g Table of Contents I. 4 II. Introduction 4
III. Method 5
IV. Results, Analysis 6
V. Discussion 8
VI. Conclusion 9
References 11
I. Abstract
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 oscillations were measured by the use of a smart phone timer, and varying lengths of the pendulum were determined with the use of the ruler. For varying lengths of the string, the times for ten... Applied Math: Using a Simple Pendulum to Arrive at an Estimated Value for Gravitational...

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

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...acceleration g based on measurements from the pendulum ID: Word count: 995 Gravitational force refers to the force that attracts objects towards the center of the Earth. 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 determined from which the periodic time was established for a particular length of the pendulum. The process was repeated to generate adequate data that was used to calculate gravitational acceleration and compared with the documented value (9.8m/s2). The value of gravitational acceleration was evaluated to be g= (g... Estimation of the value of gravitational...

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

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...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. Such a tool that altr the way we go things, live, and play is an extraordinary one, indeed. A mechanism that has made all this and more now exists in nearly every U.S government agency, industry in the U.S. and 1 out of every 2 households. This unbelievable invention is the "computr". The electronic computr has been approximately for over... [Supervisor Role of the US Govt: in the Advancement of Computers This paper will critically analysis the Role of the US Government in the...

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

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...acceleration is present Q1: An output shaft has external diameter 54mm and 3mm wall thickness, length 0.500m and mass 1.90kg. Calculate the torque required to uniformly accelerate the shaft (with no load attached) from 600rpm to 3600rpm in 2.4 seconds. Bearing friction can be ignored. ?o= 600rpm= =62.8 rad/sec ?= 3600rpm == 376.8 rad/sec t= 2.4 Outer diameter of Shaft= 54mm=0.054m Inner diameter of shaft = 3mm= 0.003m Outer Radius of shaft= ro = = 0.027mm Inner Radius of shaft= ri = = 0.0015mm Mass of shaft= m = 1.90Kg Solution ???o + ?t 376.8 =62.8 + ?????? ??????????????????? ???? ??????????rad/s/s Next... = 440Kg Coefficient of Friction = ?=0.35 Solution Breaking Distance= d= ...

Five factors of acceleration of globalisation

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...accelerated this process in the past two decades. Throughout the process, examples will be provided for ease of understanding.
Factors that Drive Globalisation
Some sources say that there are four, while others say that there are five major factors that drive globalisation. In order to include the most possible information on this topic, the five proposed market drivers for globalisation will be covered in addition to the one... . Since there are often price markups when a company goes global, this is a big deal. There is also sizeable and accelerating technological innovation. Everything from communication systems to state-of-the-art computer systems have made almost...

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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...acceleration
The solid rationale on the dynamics of mechanical systems is to get a statistical model that well describes the connection between the resultant force applied, also known as the cause... Mechanical Systems Most of the tasks will have difficulties on being accomplished especially if it requires the involvement of forces and movement. 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 determiners that affect the normal functioning of mechanical systems and how each aspect affect the efficiency of mechanical systems.
Behavior of dynamic mechanical systems with a uniform acc...

Lap Report

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...acceleration Introduction
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 theoretical acceleration was ax = 1.12 m/s2. Thus, the experimental acceleration at a distance of 3 meters = (1/2)a (2.24)2 where a=1.20 m/s2 (That is Xf= (1/2) ax t2)
Solving for the final velocity: this was given by Xf= 0 + ½(0 + Vfx) t , Vfx = 2 Xf /t
Thus the final velocity = 2(3m)/2.245 = 2.68: The experimental... Physics Lab Report Task: To determine whether a ball rolls down a decline at a constant...

Application of the equations of motion

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...acceleration due to gravity g using gym weights Introduction and Principle Newton’s equations of motion form the basis of all engineering and constitute the quantitative framework of Newton’s laws of motion. If a body with initial velocity u undergoes uniform acceleration a and covers a distance s in the time t,
Where v is the final velocity.
When applied to rotating bodies, these equations undergo a change of terms. The terms corresponding to distance, velocity, acceleration and force, change respectively to angle, angular velocity, angular acceleration and torque. Mass is similarly replaced by the complementary moment of inertia... .
In this experiment, these principles are used in...

Linear Motion In One Dimension

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...acceleration assuming there is no air resistance. An object thrown downward or upward and one released... PHY 231 Linear Motion in One Dimension Purpose The purpose of this experiment is to verify the equations describing linear motion in one dimension.
Abstract
The motion of gliders on the air tracks was studied. 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 loggers. After collection, the data was loaded to computers for purposes of analysis using DataStudio software.
Background
Every object fall with a similar gravitational ac...

Writing a physics report

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...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 mass. The relationship between force, mass and acceleration is represented as follows.
F= ma
Where: F is the force applied on the object (N)
m is the mass of the object (Kg)
a is the acceleration (m/s2... )
Newton’s second law of motion is sometimes known as the law of acceleration. The acceleration of an object depends mainly on two major variables including the mass of the object and the net force acting upon the...

Uniformly Accelerated Motion

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...Accelerated Motion Acceleration is used in measuring the velo s rate of change. The average acceleration is calculated using the formulae
vi is termed as the initial velocity, vf in termed as the final velocity while t is the interval of time where the change occurs. The acceleration units are the velocity over the time taken. Some of the fundamental illustrations are m/s2 and km/h. Acceleration is termed as a vector quantity. This is because it has a direction of final velocity minus the initial velocity. It is therefore, nonetheless to talk of the acceleration magnitude as acceleration only if there is no ambiguity/ When people are concerned with the acceleration tangent to the path... Uniformly...

Matlab Assignment

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...acceleration, position and velo of a moving body, the equation relating the three is shown below: Velocity = change in distance / time spend
Acceleration = change in speed v / change in time t
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 the equation for acceleration, we do an integration of the equations to produce the positions and the velocity being a function of the time.
Numerical Integration
The core subject... of this project is the production of the...

Friction

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...acceleration. Finding coefficient of static friction, µs and the coefficient of kinetic friction, µk. requires set formulae to determine the acceleration of a body in relation to the force and mass of an object. 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 achieved from the experiment. Goals... Friction Newton’s second law was put up to investigate the relationship between massforce and...

Newtons Second Law of Motion

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...accelerates downwards at 9.8m/s2. This is usually referred to as the standard gravitational acceleration on the surface of the earth. This phenomenon can be explained from Newton’s second law of motion which states that the acceleration of a body as produced by a net force is directly proportional to the magnitude of the net force, and it occurs in the same direction as the net force and inversely proportional to the mass of the object.
Net Force (F) = ma where F is the net force... and a is the acceleration of the body.
In this lab experiment, we shall focus on the validation of this law by applying the behavior of an almost frictionless motion of a car on a horizontal...

Free Fall Lab Report

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...accelerating force that may be different for every type of material. Under an ideal set up, however, without any resistant force, any dropped object from a height should take the same time to freely fall through a given distance. Different ability of different objects to counter the resistance therefore account for the difference in time that different objects take to freely fall through a given height.
Serway and Jewett explain that freely falling objects obey established laws and equations of kinetic motion. Under... Free fall lab report Introduction Any freely suspended object falls towards the earth’s surface, an observation that explains gravitational force. Anattracted object moves with an...

Lab Report

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...accelerating upwards
F= m(g+a)
at 1 sec, the acceleration is given as = = 4 m/s2
Therefore,
F= m( g+a)
=60Kg*(9.8 + 4)m/s2 = 828 N
b) F= m( g+a)
but at 4s, a=0 therefore
F=mg
= 60 *9.8
= 588N
Therefore, 60Kg*10 m/s2 = M * 4 m/s2
M= 150 Kg
c) F= m( g+a)
at 8 sec, the acceleration is given as = = -2 m/s2
F= m( g+a)
= 60Kg(9.8-2) m/s2
= 468N
Question 8 in page 6
The graph of acceleration against time has thre same shape as the graph of Force against time. This is because mass is constant and therefore the two graphs... Lab report Question and 2 on page Question 2 Assuming friction is negligible But according to Newtons second law
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For an elevator ac...

Assignnmentment

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...acceleration. First practice getting the right values for Earth and Jupiter. What is the gravitational acceleration on planet X? Explain how you found it.
The experiment was set as described above. The following table shows the summary of the results.
Earth
Jupiter
Planet X
Length of the pendulum l (m)
1.5
1.5
1.5
The angle of displacement (degrees)
5
5
5
Periodic time T (s)
2.4579
1.5121
2.0426
Gravity (ms-2)
9.8047
25.9061
14.1970
…..........................................1... Assignment Question Explore the Pendulum Lab simulation. 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...

MOTION IN TWO OR THREE DIMENSIONS

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...acceleration. The dimensions use examples involving motions, which have mainly constant acceleration (Chatterjee, 2009). Two and three dimensions mainly focus on projectile motions. The dimensions involve those quantities that are vector.
Velocity and positional vectors
Velocity vector is derived from classical physics in a way that it represents the position and the motion of a given particle using vectors... the motion of a particle with its location in relation to the given coordinate system. Positional vector is a function of time and the three derivatives are computed with respect to time. The derivatives are used in kinematics, engineering, and control...

Lab Discussion

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...acceleration from the other car’s frame of reference is zero. 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 will be moving at a constant speed of -20km/hr as observed from our car.
2. a) Since the large box is not moving, the net force between me and a large box is zero hence the magnitude of force between me and the box are equal and opposite.
b) The second box, however is much lighter, does not accelerate the magnitude of force between... Discussion question From the other car’s reference frame, our car is moving at a constant speed of; Our car was travelling at a constant speed hence its...

Homework question

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...acceleration of the car and using the results in the second equation of uniformly accelerated motion (Jaiswal and Juneja 66).
Acceleration is given by
Implies,
The distance can be calculated using the third equation of linear motion;
= 63
Therefore the distance is 63 metres
Uniform means steady or at a constant rate or not changing. In this case... , the word uniform means the deceleration of the car is constant. Inclusion of the word uniform gives a clear picture of how the car was travelling, though braking, it was doing so at a constant rate. This information is very vital since it enables the use of any of the three equations of linear motion to calculate any required kinematic variable....

Lab report

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...acceleration of a connected system of mass.
Procedure
This experimental set up involved a number of procedures. First, a pulley was fastened over the edge of one end of the lab table. The distance was marked off on a table top with the use of a small pieces of tape. A 125 grams and a brick was then placed on the cart with the string being threaded over the pulley. The 5.g mass hanger was then replaced with a 50-g hanger, while attaching all the extra mass plus masses to the 50-g hanger. The cart was released and the stop watch started in order to measure... Newton’s Second Law of Motion Objective of the experiment This experiment aims at investigating how increasing the net applied forceaffects the...

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...acceleration (James Shipman).
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Direction of acceleration
An object moving in a circular motion is accelerating. The acceleration is as a result of changing velocity either the changing magnitude of the velocity vector or the direction. Even if the body is moving at a steady... Number: Lecturer: Circular motion a Direction of centripetal force Uniform circular motion refers to a motion of an object at aconstant speed. The speed of an object in a circular motion may be constant, but the direction is changing in a constant manner. At all moments, the object is navigating tangent to the path of motion. In this case, the direction of the velocity vector is equivalent to the direction of the objects motion....

Lab Discussion

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...acceleration of your car is as measured from the other car’s reference frame? What the acceleration of the other car is as measured from your car’s reference frame? Give an explanation to your answers.
Solution
In this case, you need to consider the relative velocity with respect to the car you are travelling in.
Therefore relative speed with reference to the car you are travelling in= 100-80=+20 km/h... . the fact that you are travelling at a constant speed means that the acceleration is equal to zero.
Note that in the computation of acceleration,
In the second reference frame, the relative speed=80-100=-20 km/h. In this case too, the velocity is constant...

Equations of motion

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...acceleration. There are three equations of motion. The first equation is whereby... Introduction In this experiment the moment of inertia of a solid disk was determined by studying and analyzing the dynamics of a rotating disk when a constant torque was applied to it. From it, it should be evident that the value of moment of inertia calculated experimentally is equal
to the theoretical value within experimental error. Furthermore, the conservation of
Mechanical energy in rotational motion was studied and also the effect of any non-conservative
Forces on the motion were investigated, reduced and compensated.
The equations of motion are used to describe the movement in a straight line that is in uniform a...

Newton's Second Law

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...Acceleration, Experiment, Gravitational Pull, Mass, Lab Report: Newtons Second Law Objective The study’s objective was to determine acceleration due to gravity experimentally (Wilson & Hernandez 87).
Apparatus
i. Meter stick or rule
ii. C- Clamp
iii. Stand
iv. Pulley
v. String
vi. Cart
vii. Electronic scale
viii. Stop watch
ix. Masses
Procedure
1. The initial step was to attach flag and hook on the cart before measuring the entire system’s weight using an electronic scale. The length of the flag was also measured and recorded as
Mass of cart/hook/flag (M cart/hook/flag) = 197
Mass of hanger (M hanger) = 5 grams
Length of the flag (L... Key Words:...

Assignment

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...acceleration changed?
Let m0 = (the original mass of the block). Then the mass of the block is tripled, so the final mass is mf = 3m0. This happens while a constant net force is applied to the block, so F = constant... Dear this writing is intended to serve you merely as a model and/or guide. Therefore please put in your own words/style to make it your owngreat work. Thanks -- from, your writer **
An almost empty bottle of tomato ketchup has some of the sauce stuck at the bottom. If you have no utensil (in fact nothing) at hand to use, what in your opinion is the easiest way to get the sauce out? (Consider using Newton’s First Law.)
Newton’s First Law states that to every action there is an equal and ...

Project 2

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...Acceleration - a vector quantity that pertains to the rate of change of velocity per unit time in case the velocity of a body is not constant, either from rest or from motion; may be expressed in: ,
Force - a vector quantity pertaining to the product of a mass of a rigid body and its corresponding acceleration; an exertion of ‘push’ or ‘pull’ upon an object due... to the amount of matter in space; normally in gram (g), kilogram (kg), pound (lb), metric ton, etc.
Moment of Inertia = a quantity expressing a body’s tendency to resist angular acceleration; It is the sum of the products of the mass of each particle in the body with the square of...

Journal

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...acceleration, and thus, increased force must be applied to get it moving, since we know that force is mass times acceleration. Also, bigger mass provides the bigger force. A huge person with more weight can provide more force to the filled cart than a skinny person can.... full October 28, FBD and Force in Real Life An FBD helps determine the net force. can use this concept to understand the difference between gross pay and net pay of their parents. Gross pay is the pay before deductions, and net pay is the sum that the person receives in his bank account or paycheck after adding all deductions and subtracting them from the gross pay. FBDs are used by engineers to identify all internal forces that...

Strengthening of concrete using fiber reinforced polymers (FRP)

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...Accelerations of the shake table at 0.2g and 0.4g are observed and it is found that the acceleration of the shake table is higher under 0.4g by at least a factor of 10. Comparing accelerations of the left and right joints of the first and second floors respectively, it is found that the acceleration increases by at least a factor of 10between the floors and also based on higher... ?CHAPTER 5: ANALYSIS OF DATA The data has been gathered and the observations are made as to the effects of strengthening of the RC beam and column joints. Proprietary FRP composite (TFC®) made of CFRP is used to strengthen the beam-column joints which increase the ultimate load and ductility of the structure when compared...

Engineering sceince

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...Acceleration, is given by =3600rpm = 376.991rad/s = 600rpm = 62.83rad/s therefore, ==130.90 Thus Torque, T = 130.90*4.9419e-3 since T = I =0.64689471N Question 2 F= where ? is coefficient of friction, m is the mass, g is acceleration due to gravity Therefore in this scenario, F = 0.35*440*9.8 = 1509.2 Thus braking force = 1509.2N But F= ma Rearranging this we get Thus deceleration = = 3.43m/s2 s = Thus distance = = 6.25t m But t= 12.5/3.43... ? ENGINEERING SCIENCE By Presented to Monday, June 01, Task Question Where T is the torque, m is mass and r is the radius Since Then T = I Effective diameter is (external diameter – wall thickness) = (54 – 3) mm =51mm = 0.051m Thus I = 1.9*0.0512 = 4.9419e-3...

Describe how a torque wrench relates to automotive physics

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...acceleration.
2. The braking system and the design of tires
Torque is also very important in the braking system of the automobiles. When the brakes are applied... A torque wrench can basically be described as a mechanical device that is used to apply a specific amount of torque to a fastener. Torque is a function of rotation motion and when it is applied on a wrench, it tends to have an influence on the rotation of an object. This force can be quantified as:
In the field of automotives, the concept of torque is applied in the design of the car engine system and the braking system which is directly related to the car tires.
1. Application in the automotive engine.
Engine power is a rating of how quickly...

Damped Oscillations

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...acceleration. The slope is given by:
Slope... = = s2m-1 = s2m-1 = 4.268 s2m-1….. (1)
Basing the argument on the equation relating the angular amplitude and angular frequency, the period can be defined as:
T= …………………………… (2)
Thus T2 = 4π2 () ……………………….. (3)
From the equation (3), the gravitational acceleration can be derived as follows:
g = 4π2 () ………….. (4) But the part of the equation in the brackets is the reciprocal of the slope of the graph of T2 against length.
On substituting for the slope, g = 4π2) X 1/slope……… (5)
Thus, g = 9.2498 ms-2.
The calculated gravitational acceleration differed from the theoretical value for the gravitational...

Recent real-life application within the past 12 months

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...Acceleration and the Gravitational Force Physics is an intensively dynamic subject which is widely applicable in our routine life. It is a science which closely analyzes the physical aspects of different objects, including men and his surroundings. Additionally it focuses over the external forces affecting the human body such as pressure, temperature, size, shape etc. Although people hardly comprehend and acknowledge the concepts of physics, but their unique contribution to the human civilization cannot be denied. For instance, swimming is entirely based upon pressure, deepness, distance, and balance, all which constitutes... the fundamental theories of physics. This paper aims to critically...

Skydiving

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...accelerate at a high speed. The reason behind this is the force of gravity. This gravity results in an acceleration... SKYDIVING Skydiving Skydiving is a popular sport involving individuals jumping off from a high place, usually an airplane, and falling down several thousand feet. It is an adrenaline-based sport which involves the use of parachutes to ensure safe landing. The parachutes help in slowing down the speed of the skydiver gradually to help them achieve a safe and smooth landing. (Lenaker 2002)
Skydiving is a purely physical sport and we need to understand a number of concepts of physics in order to fully understand how this sport works. When the skydiver first takes the leap, he tends to accele...

Summary of chapter 1

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...acceleration, position and velocity of machinery components, whereas on the other hand kinetics refers to the properties of forces exerted by the part that is acting on the machinery (Norton 2004). Basing on the Newton’s second law of motion (Force=Mass x Acceleration), kinetics and kinematics are explained by defining the acceleration of a particle which is usually directly proportional to the difference between the forces that the particle exerts to that which is applies to it. If these two forces are equal, where (F in –F out =0), then the particle will be found... Kinematics of Mechanisms The term kinematics is usually used to refer to the geometric properties of displacement and movement such as...

Matlab lab report

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...acceleration forces of gravity pulling at the platform. By measuring the amount of static acceleration of the platform due to gravity, we were able to obtain the angle the accelerometer is tilted at with respect to the earth. The data provided by the accelerometer were entered in Matlab program and it wrote codes that answered the questions that followed each experiment.The aim of using Matlab is to obtain precise and accurate results and to save time. According to Chapman (368), Matlab assists us to perform... Task ABSRACT These experiments were carried out to demonstrate how to use an accelerometer to move a platform by combining Matlab and Physics. The accelerometer was used to measure the...

Computing and Programming with MATLAB

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...acceleration. In traveling through air, the beetle will experience upwards and gravitational force acting downwards. Therefore, to estimate the final velocity of the beetle we need to incorporate the drag force due to air resistance and the gravitational component of the velocity for the beetle to fall one mile below. Determination of the Velocity of the porsch is by empirical and mathematical equations of linear motion. In solving for the freefall velocity of the beetle, we shall make use of the MATLAB high level... COMPUTING AND PROGRAMMING WITH MATLAB By Computing and Programming with MATLAB
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Two scenarios are being investigated, one of linear horizontal motion and that of linear vertical a...

The History of Toyota Corporation

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...accelerators are to blame" (Farber, 2010, par. 7). Two testimonies, however, blamed the accidents to electrical malfunction with testimonial reports and personal testing and analysis. The side of the NHTSA is being criticized due to previous agency investigators subsequently being employed... The History of Toyota Corporation
The history of Toyota Corporation is traced distinctly through its roots in 1867 when Sakichi Toyoda, a known inventor and industrial entreprenuer, initially designed looms for textile products. His son, Kiichiro Toyoda, ventured into automobiles as early as 1929 and started manufacturing automobiles in 1935 (Toyota: History, 2010). Current statistics revealed that Toyota is the onl...

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...acceleration for a rigid body rotating about its center of mass. From this, the knowledge concerning how moment of inertia relates to rotational axis for an object will come out. In addition, this will allow for further exploration of the energy viewpoint of rotational motion.
Data analysis
Short:
Long:
Is = 1/12 M(a2 + b2)
Short = 1/12(.44177[(0.4)2 + (0.05)2] = 0.00015
Long = 1/12(.44177[(0.03)2 + (0.04)2] = 0.000092
Change in K = ½ (Id + mn2)(w02 – w12)
Short = ½ [(0.06349) + (0.44177)(0.0143)2][(30.72)2] = 1.689
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Static Equilibrium

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...acceleration of 0m/s/s, this emanates from the Newton’s law of motion. An object with zero acceleration does not imply that, it is at rest. Objects in equilibrium... Static equilibrium Static equilibrium con s the in which the particles of an object are at rest orstationary. Static equilibrium is when the sum total of the forces acting upon each individual particle is equivalent to zero (Herbert 133) An object is considered to be in equilibrium when the sum total amount of force acting upon it is balanced. This condition may not necessarily insinuate that the forces acting upon it are equal. Therefore, the total amount of force of the object is zero (0m/s/s).
Objects in a state of equilibrium have an a...

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...acceleration notice. The notice provides the duration of more than 30 days from the notice date in reference to section 15 within which needs to pay the security instrument sum. Failure to which, the lender might invoke remedies permitted by the security instrument without the borrowers... Finance and Accounting al Affiliation 1. There 21 s having Deeds of Trust rather than mortgages 2. If a part of the property or property’s is transferred or sold, without the consent of the lender, lender may ask for the full payment of sums secured by security instruments. The lender shall not exercise the option if the applicable law prohibits the exercise. In case, the lender exercises, he shall issue the borrower...

Applied mechanics

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...ACCELERATING IT USING A FALLING MASS
Theory
The flywheel is made of a heavy circular disc that is fitted to an axle that projects on either side. The axle is mounted on two fixed supports on ball bearings. The axle has a small peg that is attached to a cord. The other carries the weight (Amrita.vlab.co.in, 2014).
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Apparatus
1. Flywheel
2. Masses of different sizes.
3. Cord
m= falling mass, kg
h= time fallen by mass, m
t=time of fall of mass, s... d= diameter of spindle, m
r= radius of the spindle, m (=d/ 2)
= acceleration of mass, m/s^2
Angular velocity of the flywheel when the...