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# Physics!

/ Unit I / ETM

Name: ________________________________

## Energy Transfer Model

The front of each model packet should serve as a storehouse for things youll want to be able to quickly look up later. We will usually try to give you some direction on a useful way to organize this space (see the table below).

ENERGY Cheatsheet
Symbol Flavor of Energy When is this energy stored? Equation Notes

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## Practice 1: Energy Pie Charts

INSTRUCTIONS: Use pie charts to analyze the energy changes in each situation given. Designate your choice of system by explicitly listing the objects included. Divide the pies in a qualitatively accurate fashion, and label them with the energy storage mechanism involved. 1. ! A ball is held above the ground, and then is dropped so it falls straight down. (Restrict your analysis to the ball moving in the air, BEFORE it hits the ground.)

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## Draw a pie chart for each position

2.

A wind-up toy is wound up, then "walks" across a table and comes to a stop.

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3.

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4.

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## Draw a pie chart for each position

5.

A truck is driven at constant speed down the street. System Schema Draw a pie chart for each position

6.

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## Practice 2: LOL Diagrams

7. A car on a frictionless roller coaster track, launched by a huge spring, makes it to the top of the loop.
Initial Final K v=0 v Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

8.

## Same as problem 6, but with the spring outside of the system.

Initial Final K v=0 v Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

## Qualitative conservation equation:

9.

Same as problem 6, but with friction between the cart and the track.
Initial Final K v=0 v Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

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10. Same as problem 6, but we take our nal snapshot earlier this time (the cart is only half-way up the loop).
Initial Final K v=0 v Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

Initial Final
v=0 v

Initial K Ug Us

Final Us Etherm

## 12. A person pushes a stalled car to get it to the service station.

Initial Final K v Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

v=0

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13. A load of bricks, resting on a compressed spring, is launched into the air.
Initial v Final K Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

v=0

y=0

## Qualitative conservation equation:

14. Same as before, but with the spring outside of the system.
Initial v Final K Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

v=0

y=0

## Qualitative conservation equation:

15. Same as before, but with the y = 0 m line moved to the ceiling.
Initial v Final K Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

v=0

y=0

## Physics! / Unit I / ETM

16. Same as the previous page, but now draw an LOLOLOL (that is, draw an energy bar chart showing 4 distinct snapshots of your choosing). Bonus: Draw even more Ls by choosing additional distinct snapshots.

## Experiment Outline: Quantifying Energy Flavors (K, Ug, & Us)

Sketch of the situation:

Objective: