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PHYSICS LAB REPORT

On

Law of the Conservation of


Newtons Law
By

Pakatorn Wattanapruksa Gub 1102 5861088


Sarita Hatkaroon Ling 1102 5861138
Pattaranun Hanwongpaiboon Inging 5861096
Muttawa Wattanakulchai Poom 5861061

Conceptual Physics
Mahidol University International Demonstration School
Monday, November 14th 2016
Lecture instructor - Mr. Gopinath Subramanian

Table of content
Procedure page 2

Purpose page 3

Hypothesis page 3

Background information page 3

Variable page 4

Materials page 4

Experiment page 5

Result page 6

Graph page 7SN

Conclusion page 8

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Procedure
For experiment A (Manually calculate the velocity)
1. Preparing a material
2. Put a car A over a track
3. Push a car A, let it moving along a track
4. Record time
5. Do step 2 to 4 again

For experiment B (Using the labquest to determine the velocity and put car
B in the middle of the tract)
1. Prepare labquest

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2. Put car B in the middle of the track and car A at start point
3. Push a car A, let it moving along a track
4. Record the result
5. Next, increase the mass on car A
6. Push a car A, let it moving along a track
7. Record the result
8. Next, increase the mass on car B
9. Push a car B, let it moving along a track
10. Record the result

Purpose
A purpose of experiment is looking for acceleration, mass and force.
All of those variable are affect rate of momentum.

Hypothesis
If we change the mass of the object the changing of the
momentum will inversely proportional to the mass.

Background Information
Newtons Second law of motion can be formally stated as follows:
Acceleration is produced when a force acts on a mass. The greater the
mass (of the object being accelerated) the greater the amount of force
needed (to accelerate the object). However, the Second Law gives us an
exact relationship between force, mass, and acceleration. It can be

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expressed as a mathematical equation: F = Ma. Simply momentum is the
product of the mass and velocity of an object, quantified in kilogram-meters
per second. It is dimensionally equivalent to impulse, the product of force
and time, quantified in newton-seconds. Newton's second law of motion
states that the change in linear momentum of a body is equal to the net
impulse acting on it.

Variable
1.Independent Variable: mass of the objects
2.Dependent Variable: velocity of the objects
3.Controlled Variable: push force, air resistance, gravity

Material
1. Stop watch
2. Rail and Two Car
3. LabQuest 2 and a Motion detector
4. Mass

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Experiment
Experiment A
1. finding background research about newtons second law of
motion
2. Preparing a material
3. Put a car A over a track
4. Push a car A, let it moving along a track
5. Record time
6. Repeat the experiment again

Experiment B
1. Put car B in the middle of the track and car A at start point
2. Push a car A, let it moving along a track
3. Record the result
4. Next, increase the mass on car A
5. Push a car A, let it moving along a track
6. Record the result
7. Next, increase the mass on car B
8. Push a car B, let it moving along a track
9. Record the result

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Result

Rounds Velocity of Velocity of Velocity of Velocity of


cart A with no cart A and B cart A with cart B with
mass by with no mass mass by mass by
hand by Labquest Labquest Labquest
1st D = 198 Va = 37.35 V = 0.40 V = 0.65
T = 3.78 Vb = 34.26
V = 52.38

2nd D = 198
T = 4.07
V = 48.65

Average V = 50.51

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Graph

Without adding
mass on car A
and B

Adding mass on
car A

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Adding mass on car B

Conclusion

To conclude, this experiment helps us more understand in the


lessons that we learned about Newtons Second law of motion and
Conservation of Momentum. We can apply this knowledge to our daily life.
Also, we can know more about the momentum that related to the lesson.

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