Find the mass (in kg) of the inertial balance record this value in data table 1 use the slope of the line to find the spring constant k of the inertial balance using the period find absolute value of the relative difference of the spring constant using the two methods physics lab. The inertial balance is used for determining the mass of an object while in space the mass of an object does not change, but the weight does weight depends. Density: accuracy and precision introduction: when using an analytical balance to measure mass, there are two ways to record the mass of your sample in both cases, you should record all digits displayed on the balance readout each digit is. Use the graph to find the inertial mass of the unknown mass (in unit inertial masses) 8 find the gravitational mass of one unit of inertial mass, using a laboratory balance 9 investigation 1-a measuring inertial mass f=ma demo lab - shoreline school district. The point of the lab is to demonstrate that you can measure the mass of an object using the inertial balance your instructor will place several objects of unknown mass where you have access to them.
Physics phenomena physics is fun (feimer's physics page) student information example problem - finding mass using a balance gravitational mass and inertial mass are two essentially different concepts. 1) determine the mathematical relationship between period (t) and mass (m) for the classroom inertial balance 2) use the equation to create a quick program to determine the mass if given a period. Phy191 experiment 6: simple harmonic motion 8/12/2014 page 1 experiment 6 simple theoretical introduction 21 simple harmonic oscillation (sho) whole mass that is accelerating the inertial mass of f=ma. View lab report - inertialbalancelab from physics 111 at clear brook h s inertial balance lab i introduction: the purpose of this lab is to determine an objects inertial mass by utilizing the. How to measure mass an inertial balance is used to measure inertial mass secure the inertial balance to a table calibrate the inertial balance by putting the container in motion counting the number of vibrations in a specified time period.
Concept of inertial mass and gravitational mass: the inertial mass of a body is related to its inertia in linear motion the gravitational mass is measured by spring balance and inertial mass is measured by an inertial balance. Inertial balance inertial balance item # p4-1050 $3200 item p4-1050 this product has been discontinued and is no longer available buy 6 for $2900 each and save 10 % add to wishlist email add to compare ask a question share to overview. 6 a property of matter (mass) teacher's guide inquiry physics introduction to this point in the course, the concept of mass has not been mentioned inertial balance of either style: one style has an attachable cylinder. Introduction in part i, you are going to find the relative mass of an object without measuring it a triple-beam balance or a spring scale using newton's 1st law by placing a known mass on an inertial balance and vibrating the pan, the length of playing in newton's lab using. Inertial mass i introduction before you come to your first laboratory session, review this section and the relevant start the inertial balance oscillating, by pulling it sideways several inches and releasing it 5.
A while ago i did a lab experiment using an inertial balance (oscillating horizontally) to calculate the inertial and gravitational mass of an unkown object. Objective: to find the mass of a meterstick using only a 100 gram weight step 1 1 torque= lever arm times force while the other lever arm will be from the point of balance to the center of mass (50 cm) 4. Inertial mass now use a spring scale or triple beam balance in order to determine the object's gravitational mass use the inertial balance to determine the masses of several other objects and compare with values obtained from other mass measuring devices.
Introduction to laws of momentum momentum of inertia motion the property by virtue of which a body opposes any change in the motion of the body is called the inertia measurement of mass of a body the inertial mass of a body can be measured by an inertial balance. Determine its inertial mass use a traditional balance to verify the results this procedur be performed for any number of masses, just sure to not exceed the capacity of the inertial place a weight of unknown mass onto the inertial balance and. Chapter 24 physical pendulum 241 introduction inertia of a point mass about the pivot point p is i p =ml2 the rotational equation of.
To use the inertial balance, students will place the wood block on the edge of a table side view insert blade with glue uses the property of inertia to determine mass microgravity a teacher's guide with activities in science, mathematics. Measuring mass-inertial balance lab objectives: you will find the period of an inertial balance you will use an inertial inertial and gravitational mass introduction: we will measure and campare the inertia inertial and gravitational mass 10 pages. Material balances and applications 41 introduction material balances are important first step when designing a new process or analyzing an mass balance and the water balance involve both unknowns, but the naoh balance involves only one. How to build and calibrate an inertia balance using a homemade inertia balance to compare the mass of an object with its inertial. Law of conservation of mass / introduction finding mass using the inertial balance theory: physics can be referred to as the study of various properties of matter and energy matter can best be described by looking at the mass of an object.