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Intro to Measurement

In this lab, students will measure the period of a simple pendulum and use scientific methods to determine the relationships between the period of a pendulum and its length, the mass of the pendulum, and the amplitude of the pendulum’s motion.


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01_Intro_to_Measurement.cap 373.65 KB
01_Intro_to_Measurement_data.cap 739.29 KB
01_Intro_to_Measurement.docx 881.76 KB
01_Pendulum_Angle.jpg 6.32 KB
01_Motion_Sensor.jpg 40.80 KB
01_Pendulum_Clamp.jpg 164.35 KB
01_Pendulum_Drawing.jpg 9.92 KB
01_Pendulum_eqn_2.jpg 3.40 KB
01_Pendulum_eqn.jpg 2.99 KB
01_Pendulum.jpg 188.11 KB
01_Intro_to_Measurement.pdf 198.63 KB

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Comprehensive 850 Physics System

Intro to Measurement