# Essays Tagged: "Acceleration"

#### Measuring the velocity of various objects in freefall

rious objects in freefall. Upon completion of this lab one will be able to calculate the values for acceleration and the effect of air resistance.Apparatus:2m clear plastic tubeAcculab sonic ranger (s ... the objects.mass density = mass/((4/3)pR3 )We recorded the relevant data and evaluated the average acceleration by means of the slope of the velocity graph. From the following equation we determined ...

(6 pages) 59 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

#### Investigation of a simple pulley system through comparison of experimental and theoretical models.

both methods.To greatly simplify results from experimental data, I will assume there is a constant acceleration on the system. This means I am able to use equations derived from velocity and time equ ... lts ?Firstly, the whole basis of obtaining results from my experimental data is by using a constant-acceleration equation. If I were to discover that the system suffered from non-uniform acceleration, ...

(9 pages) 60 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

#### An experiment to investigate the factors which affect the resistance in a wire.

, an electric field (E). In this electric field the free electrons are not however under continuous acceleration (Ee/m). This is because they repeatedly collide with the moderately massive vibrating a ...

(7 pages) 90 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

#### Det Skrå Kast

sen m gælder, atFres = m*aHvor Fres er den resulterende kraft på tingen og a er tingens acceleration."Det skrå kast, dvs. et kast, hvor begyndelseshastigheden har en vilkårlig ... else, påvirket af en vandret bevægelse med konstant hastighed og en lodret med konstant acceleration. Der ses her bort fra alle andre kræfter end tyngdekraften, fx luftmodstanden. De ...

(3 pages) 76 5 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Pendulum.

PendulumAim: (1) To determine the value of g, the acceleration due qqqgravity(2) And to investigate how the period time (t) of an gggoscillating Pendu ... llations (T1) in secTime for 20 oscillations (T2) in secAverage time in sec Time for 1 period in secAcceleration due to gravity ,g86393838.51.9259.1681.53735361.89.9265.5333232.51.6259.7957.2313030.51 ... llations (T1) in secTime for 20 oscillations (T2) in secAverage time in sec Time for 1 period in secAcceleration due to gravity ,g36.5242524.51.2259.623.5192019.5.9759.7619181818.99.2614.5161616.88.94 ...

(1 pages) 54 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

#### Intellectual property.

different than 20 years ago. Our lives somewhat revolve around computers and software.The constant acceleration of the internet has increased the problem involving copyright and intellectual property ...

(3 pages) 249 0 5.0 Jun/2003

#### Biomechanics of golf.

aham, fails to include all eight phases of her golfing drive (refer appendix D) thus minimising the acceleration in her downswing. This occurs because she does not provide optimal range of motion for ... rs follow through, achieving optimum velocity of the club before impact (Teachers notes: 2003). The acceleration of his downswing is at the highest level due to his force summation and timing, all of ...

(5 pages) 51 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

#### Reinventing the airline business: no-frills ailines.

e business environment*the flow of tourists*the demand for airfreightWhile The main drivers for the acceleration of traffic are:*the rise of world GDP*globalization*increasing world trade and investme ... has been growing consistently at about double the rate of world production.The main drivers for the acceleration of traffic are:*the rise of world GDP*globalization*increasing world trade and investme ...

(32 pages) 1064 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

#### Newton's Three Laws of Motion

y.Along with Newton's many discoveries, the three laws of motion are famous. These include inertia, acceleration, and the idea that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Inertia i ... e than if I gave it a light shove, simply because there was more force behind it. More force = more acceleration. If I were sitting on a swing and someone were to grab hold of the swing, pull it backw ...

(1 pages) 70 1 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

#### Contrasting the viewpoints between aristotle and galileo methods

ning and concerned with the qualities of an object. For example, his analysis of a heavier object's acceleration being greater than that of a lighter one is a qualitative observation. Along with his l ... cting clocks and inclined planes to use for quantitative measurements. His use of math to calculate acceleration and speed proved that Aristotle's generalization of a heavier object dropping faster th ...

(3 pages) 44 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

#### The acceleration of a geared system

APPLIED MECHANICS LABORATORY REPORTTitle: The acceleration of a geared systemAim: To support the theory on the prediction of the motion of rotors ... stem.We can see from the graph that Pr for all the shafts is proportional to α the rotational acceleration of the shafts. So the relation between the two variables tends to be linear.As it conce ...

(3 pages) 77 0 4.6 May/2004

#### Heavy Metal

The earliest style of Heavy Metal is Thrash Metal formed in the early '80s. In short, it is an acceleration of Heavy Metal, faster and harsher. It is essentially dominated by racing guitar and ag ...

(2 pages) 54 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

#### Newton's Second Law - Practical Report: To determine the relationship between force, mass and acceleration

Aim:a:, To observe changes in motion due to changes in force and measure force, mass and acceleration, and examine their influence on motion.b: To investigate the relationship between the v ... their influence on motion.b: To investigate the relationship between the variables; mass, force and acceleration and determine an inertial mass through the use of a trolley, ticker-timer and set of sl ... e of a trolley, ticker-timer and set of slotted masses.Introduction:Newton's second law states "The acceleration of an object as produced by a net force is directly proportional to the magnitude of th ...

(3 pages) 98 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

#### Exponential Growth: An explanation of the ages

ulf War leaving the military, then rejoining and fighting in the Iraqi war! An explanation for this acceleration lies in the study of anthropology. Anthropologists divide the history of humanity into ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

#### Intensive scene study of the first 2 scenes (first 5mins 13 sec) of Moulin Rouge

it means example of the songs shown) of a few of the songs used in the movie. The fast tempo acceleration of The CanCan music with the silhouette of a can can dancer in the background gives the ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2005

#### Experiment #1: One Dimensional Motion

me intervals of the glider's motion between distinct points.In part B, the intention is to gauge an acceleration (constant) of a glider. Acceleration, inherently a vector quantity, is defined as the r ... tion, inherently a vector quantity, is defined as the rate of change of velocity. The instantaneous acceleration at any time may be obtained by taking the limit of the average acceleration as the time ...

(7 pages) 13 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

#### Potential danger presented by loose objects in a vehicle: Avoiding or reducing the effect of a collision.

to this are:1. "Velocity" is a concept that includes both the speed and the direction of motion2. "Acceleration" exists whenever there is any change in a velocityLet us first return to the straight r ... e force of the crash would be greater. This is because of Newton's second law, F=ma, the larger the acceleration or mass, the greater the force. This makes it obvious that loose objects in vehicles is ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.2 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

#### Lab report on the effects of rolling a cd car down an incline.

measure it to calculate the angle of the ramp. Then, using the CD car, obtain data to calculate the acceleration at different angles. From these calculations, it is possible to develop an equation tha ... data8. Calculate average time for each height9. Using time and the hypotenuse as the distance, find acceleration for each of the times using the formula d =Vi t + ½ a t210. After finding the ac ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

#### GCSE Physics- Force, Mass and Acceleration Coursework

MethodIn this experiment I aim to find out how the force and mass affect acceleration. I shall do this by setting up an experiment involving a ticker tape timer and trolley, ... ey. These will then give me a series of ticker tape charts which I will be able to transfer onto an acceleration against force graph and acceleration against mass graph.Prediction:I predict that the f ... and acceleration against mass graph.Prediction:I predict that the force will be proportional to the acceleration and so will also the mass will be proportional to the acceleration. However not in the ...

(5 pages) 31 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

#### Research in Business and Management

e factors, such as:* An increasingly rapid rate of technological innovation and implementation.* An acceleration in the globalisation of the provision of goods and services.* Individual countries beco ...

(19 pages) 1125 0 4.9 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management