Labs for College Physics: Mechanics 2nd edition

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North Carolina State University Physics Department
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  • Chapter 1: Force Table
    • Lab 1: Pre Lab (5)
    • Lab 1: In Lab (4)
    • Lab 1: Post Lab (2)
    • Lab 1: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 2: Uniformly Accelerated Motion
    • Lab 2: Pre Lab (10)
    • Lab 2: In Lab (4)
    • Lab 2: Post Lab (5)
    • Lab 2: Extra Problems (1)

  • Chapter 3: Newton's Second Law
    • Lab 3: Pre Lab (10)
    • Lab 3: In Lab (4)
    • Lab 3: Post Lab (6)
    • Lab 3: Extra Problems (1)

  • Chapter 4: Conservation of Mechanical Energy
    • Lab 4: Pre Lab (7)
    • Lab 4: In Lab (4)
    • Lab 4: Post Lab (6)
    • Lab 4: Extra Problems (1)

  • Chapter 5: Uniform Circular Motion
    • Lab 5: Pre Lab (9)
    • Lab 5: In Lab (4)
    • Lab 5: Post Lab (9)
    • Lab 5: Extra Problems (2)

  • Chapter 6: Rotational Equilibrium
    • Lab 6: Pre Lab (8)
    • Lab 6: In Lab (4)
    • Lab 6: Post Lab (4)
    • Lab 6: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 7: Simple Harmonic Motion
    • Lab 7: Pre Lab (11)
    • Lab 7: In Lab (5)
    • Lab 7: Post Lab (6)
    • Lab 7: Extra Problems

  • Chapter A: Appendix
    • Group Roles (9)
    • Participation Points (1)

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WebAssign Labs for College Physics is an independent collection of 20 lab experiments, divided into Mechanics and Electricity and Magnetism, created and extensively class-tested by the physics department at North Carolina State University. Suitable for any introductory physics lab sequence and available exclusively through WebAssign, each customizable experiment in the physics lab collection includes a downloadable lab experiment, training tools for teaching assistants, and analytical tools for lab coordinators. Each experiment is paired with a collection of three complementary WebAssign assignments, following the same consistent approach:

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Question Group Key
PRE - Pre-Lab Questions
IL - In-Lab Questions
POST - Post-Lab Questions


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Group Quantity Questions
Chapter A: Appendix
A 1 Participation
A.ROLES 9 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009
Chapter 1: Force Table
1.IL 4 001 002 003 004
1.POST 2 001 002
1.PRE 5 001 002 003 004 005
Chapter 2: Uniformly Accelerated Motion
2.IL 4 001 002 003 004
2.POST 5 001 002 003 004 005
2.PRE 10 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010
2.XP 1 PRE.006
Chapter 3: Newton's Second Law
3.IL 4 001 002 003 004
3.POST 6 001 002 003 004 005 006
3.PRE 10 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010
3.XP 1 PRE.008
Chapter 4: Conservation of Mechanical Energy
4.IL 4 001 002 003 004
4.POST 6 001 002 003 004 005 006
4.PRE 7 001 002 003 004 005 006 007
4.XP 1 PRE.005
Chapter 5: Uniform Circular Motion
5.IL 4 001 002 003 004
5.POST 9 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009
5.PRE 9 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009
5.XP 2 PRE.003 PRE.006
Chapter 6: Rotational Equilibrium
6.IL 4 001 002 003 004
6.POST 4 001 002 003 004
6.PRE 8 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008
Chapter 7: Simple Harmonic Motion
7.IL 5 001 002 003 004 005
7.POST 6 001 002 003 004 005 006
7.PRE 11 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011
Total 142