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Review for PSC 111 Final. Lab 1: Math Review. Concepts Significant figures 0.0061: 2 significant figures 0.00610: 3 significant figures 610: 2 significant figures 610.0: 4 significant figures Scientific notation 1.4x10 -3 = 0.0014 1.4x10 3 = 1400. Lab 2: Distance and Mass.

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Review for psc 111 final

Review for PSC 111 Final


Lab 1 math review

Lab 1: Math Review

  • Concepts

    • Significant figures

      • 0.0061: 2 significant figures

      • 0.00610: 3 significant figures

      • 610: 2 significant figures

      • 610.0: 4 significant figures

    • Scientific notation

      • 1.4x10-3 = 0.0014

      • 1.4x103 = 1400


Lab 2 distance and mass

Lab 2: Distance and Mass

  • Conversion from any units of mass, time or length into another

    • Meters to cm

    • Grams to kg

    • Etc.

  • Calculating percent error

    • (measured value – expected value)/expected value X 100


  • Lab 3 density

    Lab 3: Density

    • Use a vernier

    • Calculate volume of definite shapes

      • Cylinder:

      • Cube: base3

      • Sphere:

      • rectangular prism: base X width X height

    • Determine the density

      • mass / volume


    Lab 4 acceleration due to gravity

    Lab 4: Acceleration Due to Gravity

    • Calculate average velocities

    • Calculate acceleration from velocities

    • Calculate speed based on initial speed and acceleration

    • Graph velocity vs time


    Lab 5 study of sea water

    Lab 5: Study of Sea Water

    • Calculate percent of total dissolved solid (TDS) from mass of residue


    Lab 6 latent heat of fusion

    Lab 6: Latent Heat of Fusion

    • Determine the latent heat of fusion of ice by using conservation of energy

      • Heat lost by of water Hw=mwcwDT

      • Heat to raise temperature of water-ice Hwi=mwicwTf

      • Heat to melt ice Hi=mihiT

      • Hw=Hi+Hwi


    Lab 7 caloric content of nuts

    Lab 7: Caloric Content of Nuts

    • Determine the quantity of energy available in food

      • energy from the burning of the food is used up to warm up water: Hw=mwcwDT

      • Caloric content is measured in joules/gram

        • energy / (mass of peanut-mass residue)


    Lab 7 harmonic oscillator

    Lab 7: Harmonic Oscillator

    • Plot the period of a harmonic oscillator based on the mass hanging from the spring


    Lab 8 pendulums

    Lab 8: Pendulums

    Graph period as a function of length

    Determine the period of a pendulum based on a graph showing period as a function of length


    Lab 9 and lab 12 electrical circuit

    Lab 9 and Lab 12: Electrical Circuit

    • Circuits with light bulbs connected in parallel shine as much as if they were connected individually to the battery.

    • Circuits with light bulbs connected in series will stop shining if one of them is unscrewed.

    • A circuit with light bulbs connected in parallel will drain the battery faster (higher current) than with light bulbs connected in series.


    Lab 10 lenses

    Lab 10: Lenses

    • The position where the image of an object will be formed depend on the focal length of the lens and the relative positions of the object and the lens

    • The magnification of a telescope depends on the ratio of the focal length of the objective and of the eyepiece M=fo/fe


    Lab 13 spectroscopy

    Lab 13: Spectroscopy

    • Know how to calculate the RMS

    • Know how to read the vernier of the spectroscope.


    Lab 14 the celestial sphere

    Lab 14: the Celestial Sphere

    • Know how the position of the sun in the sky changes with the seasons

      • Highest at noon in the summer

      • Lowest at noon in the winter

    • Understand how how RA and DEC are measured on the celestial sphere.

      • RA: from 0h to 24h, equivalent to longitude

      • DEC: from -90 through 0 to +90, equivalent to latitude


    Lab 15 revolution of the moons of jupiter

    Lab 15: Revolution of the Moons of Jupiter

    • Know how to calculate the mass of a planet based on the orbital period and distance of one of its satellite.

      • M=a3/T2

      • a needs to be in AUs and T in years


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