# Simple Pendulum Lab

The Uncompounded Pendulum Objective and Background Objective: The Objective of this illustration is to perpend the uncompounded harmonic agitation and to detail the appraise of the succor due to lugubriousness from the anatomy of the bound of the uncompounded pendulum. [1] Background: There are three equations that procure be used to estimate the bound of agitation of the uncompounded pendulum. They are the swell of the row of the graph of T? across L, and the lugubriousness of the pendulum agitation. The bound of the agitation is the occasion needed for one finished cycle that a pendulum bob dangle from the moderate comcompose to the other end, and then end to the moderate composition. [1] The equation to estimate bound is, T = 2? Lg Where, T = Bound of the agitation, appraised in s. L = Elongation of the pendulum, appraised in cm. g = Succor due to lugubriousness, appraised in m/s2. The swell of the row in the graph of T? across L can be used to detail the lugubriousness of the pendulum agitation. It is owing, y = mx m = T? L= 4?? g = Swell of the row in the graph T? /L. Therefore, to confront the lugubriousness of the pendulum agitation, we can use the swell of the graph. The swell of the graph is fond by the formula, g = 4?? m g = Succor due to lugubriousness, appraised in m/s?. Procedure and Observations Materials: * String * Metre Hold * Seal wake * Exist * Pendulum bob Procedure: 1) Materials listed overhead were smitten for the illustration. 2) The pendulum bob was tied tightly delay the string. 3) The string delay the pendulum bob was hung on the exist. ) A meter hold was used to appraise the removal betwixt the capital of body of the bob and the top of the string. 5) The removal was chronicled in the study consideration. 6) The pendulum sphere was held at a removal from the capital and it was released. 8) A seal wake was used to occasion the occasion needed to finished ten cycles. 9) The occasion was chronicled in the study consideration. 10) Steps 4-7 were common immodest past occasions delay contrariant elongations. Observations: L (m)| 10T (s)| 0. 185| 9. 01| 0. 39| 14. 13| 0. 595| 15. 04| 0. 79| 17. 58| 1| 19. 67| Diagram of the Pendulum Figure [ 1 ] Calculations and Results Process 1 – Graph of T2 vs. L Data self-possessed L(m)| T2(s2)| 0. 18| 0. 81| 0. 39| 1. 99| 0. 59| 2. 37| 0. 79| 3. 09| 1| 3. 86| Artisan delineaten graph ?x ?y Figure [ 2 ] The swell can be detaild by m=? x? y. So, by transfering a appraise for x x = 0. 4 cm y must then be y = 1. 4 cm m= 1. 4 cm0. 4 cm m=3. 5 The fallacy would be fond by ?mm= ? x1x12+ ? x2x22 ?m= m 0. 051. 42+ 0. 050. 42 ?m= 3. 5 0. 051. 42+ 0. 050. 42 ?m=0. 45 The succor due to lugubriousness is fond by g=4? 2m g=4? 23. 5 g=4? 23. 5 g=11. m/s2 Circumspect the fallacy for g would succumb ?gg= ? mm2 ?g= g 0. 453. 52 ?g= 11. 30. 453. 52 ?g= 1. 45 m/s2 g=11. 3 m/s2 ± 1. 45 m/s2 Solving for the percentage hiatus would impart-among % hiatus= Actual appraise-Expected appraiseExpected appraise* 100% Expected appraise=9. 8 m/s2 % hiatus= 11. 3 m/s2-9. 8 m/s29. 8 m/s2*100% % hiatus= 11. 3 m/s2-9. 8 m/s29. 8 m/s2*100% % hiatus= 15. 3% Process 2 – Undeviating Retrogradation Surpass graph Figure [ 3 ] The equation of the row is fond by T2 = 3. 53L + 0. 33 Where m=3. 53 The succor due to lugubriousness is fond by =4? 2m g=4? 23. 53 g=4? 23. 53 g=11. 1 m/s2 Solving for the percentage hiatus would impart-among % hiatus= Actual appraise-Expected appraiseExpected appraise* 100% Expected appraise=9. 8 m/s2 % hiatus= 11. 1 m/s2-9. 8 m/s29. 8 m/s2*100% % hiatus= 11. 1 m/s2-9. 8 m/s29. 8 m/s2*100% % hiatus= 13. 2% Misrecord By comparing these two processs of circumspect the succor due to lugubriousness it is distinctly august that there is a variety betwixt the two, when it comes to the atonement. When circumspect g using the artisan delineaten graph process it succumbed =11. m/s2 ± 1. 45 m/s2. However, when using the rowar retrogradation process on surpass, it succumbed g=11. 1 m/s2. This is distinctly closer to the expected appraise of 9. 8 m/s2. There are divers discusss contributing to the misrecord that rowar retrogradation is past deferential, than measuring circumspect the swell off of a artisan delineaten graph. First of all, computers are abundantly past deferential than humans. There is no privative the truth that humans are not blameless and no artisan delineaten graph procure be as complimentary as a computer delineaten graph. A magistrate was nature used, which may transfer to venerate that the row is blamelessly undeviating, inasmuch-as it is in-effect not. This is distinctly august when one zooms in on a artisan delineaten graph. Another completion delay the magistrate is that no subject how obdurate one tries to appraise the removal betwixt two contrariant points, one procure never be efficacious to get the suitable removal. Computers thus-far, Surpass in this circumstance, delineate blamelessly undeviating rows. Also the location of row of best fit row, in the artisan delineaten part-among-among of the illustration, was estimated, which distinctly transfers to an indeferential issue. Excel thus-far, uses the apportionment of rowar retrogradation to delineate the row of best fit and this is exceedingly deferential, past the suitable swell is nature estimated by Excel. It is pure that the process of rowar retrogradation is past deferential by looking at the percentage hiatuss for each process. The % hiatus for the artisan delineaten graph succumbed 15. 3%, inasmuch-as the percentage hiatus for the rowar retrogradation process simply was 13. 2% Even though the rowar retrogradation process was past deferential than the artisan delineaten process, there was stationary a moderately expressive variety, betwixt that appraise, namely g=11. m/s2, and the expected appraise of 9. 8 m/s2. This is due to a few sources of fallacy when this illustration was conducted. One of the fallacys that contributed to this variety was that the elongation of the string was not suitablely appraised. Thus, the association betwixt the elongation and the bound was evil-doing, transfering to fib issues. Another discuss that contributed to the inatonement was the truth that when the bob was not dangleing the way it was reputed to. It was simply reputed to enjoy a rowar agitation, but it had a disregard round agitation, which of continuity transfer to a longer bound. This anew issueed in a evil-doing association betwixt the bound and the elongation, transfering to a evil-doing issue. There was another important exhibition to the illustration that transfer to this issue. Namely the truth one could not describe where the bob in-effect started its dangleing agitation suitablely; for-this-reason the suitable bound could not be appraised delay the sealwatch. It is conspicuous thus-far, that if these fallacys could enjoy been avoided, the succor due to lugubriousness could enjoy been estimated very deferentially using the process of rowar retrogradation. References [1] PCS 125 Laboratory Manual, 2008