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Unformatted text preview: Physics 171.101 Final Exam Answers
May 15, 2006 '
Prof. Barnett Take g = 10 m/sec2, sin(37°) = 0.6, 0°C: 273°K, R = 8 Joule/(mole—°K)
Use a pen. You may use material written on four 3” X 5” index cards. 1, Two vectors are given by 171 2 (4? + 23’ + 31%) and 172 = (53 — 143). A) (10 pts) If the vectors are two forces, ['71 2 (4% + 23' + 31%) N, and F; 2 (53 —A143) N,
acting on a 5 kg mass, what is the mass’s acceleration, a? (1.82' — 243' + 0.6k)m/sgi B) (10 pts) If instead the ﬁrst vector is the total force Flow, 2 (4'? —— 23' + 3%) N acting on
an object and the second vector is the distance d 2 (Si — 143') meters moved by the
object, what is the work, W, done by Fm“; during this motion? —8.0 Joules C) (10 pts) Suppose instead that the ﬁrst vector is the location, B : (43+23 +31%) meters,
of a 5 kg mass relative to an origin and the second vector is the linear velocity of the
mass, 17 : (5i — 143') m/sec. What would the angular momentum E be for the object
relative to the origin? (210; + 753 — 3301;)199  m2/sec D) (10 pts) Suppose ﬁnally that the two vectors represent the velocities of an incom
pressible ﬂuid at two points as the ﬂuid travels through a pipe. If the cross sectional
area of the pipe at the location #1, where 171 2 (42 + 25' + 31%) m/sec is the ﬂuid
velocity, is 1.0 cm2 what is the cross sectional area of the pipe at location #2 where
172 2 (5i — 143) m/sec is the ﬂuid velocity? 0.3622 cm2. 2. George Washington is 50 meters above the Potomac George 25 III/886
River. He throws a silver dollar across the river, i.e. per— ‘5' ’2 370
pendicular to the shore. It leaves his hand at t = 0 with  I: “" '— “‘
a speed of 25 m/sec at an angle of 37" above the hori—
zontal. Benedict Arnold is in a small boat on the river 50 m .
and is drifting down river with the current which is 3 Benedict
m / sec. Benedict catches the dollar and sails to England 1
with it. Use a coordinate system where i is horizontal
and perpendicular to the shore, points up and 1:: is the
direction of the river’s current parallel to the shore. A) (10 pts) When does Benedict catch the coin? 5.0 sec.
B) (10 pts) What is the coin’s minimum speed during its ﬂight? 20 m/sec.
C) (10 pts) How far is Benedict from the shore? 100 meters D) (10 pts) What is the coin’s velocity, Va, according to George when Benedict catches
it? (202' — 35j) m/sec E) (10 pts) What is the coin’s velocity, 1713,“ when Benedict catches it as measured in
Benedict’s coordinate system? (201' — 35j — 3k) m/sec 3. At t = 0 a pulse on a string has a shape given by the equation 2.00m3 W“) = Both :c and 7,0 are measured in meters. The pulse has a Speed of 5m/s in the —i direction, A) (5 pts) Sketch 1/)(Lr, 0) in the region from *20m < a: < 20m.
B) (10 pts) Draw a sketch of the pulse 1 second later, i.e. «Mr, 1), from —20m < a: < 20m.
C) (15 pts) Write down the functional form for the pulse at an arbitrary time, i.e. rb(a:, t). 2.007723 W“) = 4. A cylinder is rolled without slipping from rest by a
constant force of magnitude F0 in the horizontal direc tion applied by a string wrapped around the cylinder.
[disk 2 A) (5 pts) If the point P on the horizontal section of the string moves a distance a: relative
to the ground, how far does the center of the cylinder move? x/ 2 B) (10 pts) If point P moves by a distance 51:, how much work is done by the force? xF
) C (10 pts) If the center of the cylinder moves with a speed S what is the kinetic energy of the center of mass and What is the kinetic energy of the cylinder about the center
of mass? KECM = 0.5m5'2, KEaCM = 0.25mS2 D) (15 pts) When the point P has moved by a distance :12, what is the speed 5 of the
center of mass of the cylinder? 3 : (/4xF/3m . ‘ ' ‘ ' k = 500 N/m 6 2
5. A pan of negligible mass hangs from a spring with spring ‘ 0 '00 kg
constant k A: 500 N/m. Deﬁne the pan’s position to be y
y = 0 with j pointing upward. g : 10m/sec2. 0.5 In A) (10 pts) A 2.00 kg mass is placed slowly on the pan such
that it moves to another, stationary, equilibrium point.
What is the location of the new equilibrium point? —4 cm B) (10 pts) If instead of being slowly placed on the pan the mass is dropped onto the pan
from a height of 0.5 meters, what are the energy and momentum of the mass at the instant the mass ﬁrst touches on the pan? ME = 10 J, P = 43.3253 kg  m/sec. C) (15 pts) In the situation where the mass was dropped, the mass sticks to the pan
(conserving mechanical energy) and the pan then oscillates up and down. At What
values of y will the pan and mass be instantaneously stationary? 0.165 m & —.244 m. D) (15 pts) What is the maximum speed of the mass during the fall and oscillation
process? 3.225 m/sec 6. A Sphere has a radius of 1.0 cm at 0° C. A piece or ﬂat metal has a hole with a radius of
0.99990 cm at 0° C. The coefﬁcients of thermal expansion are asphm = 1.0 x lOﬁG/K and 01mm, = 20.0 x 10‘6/K.
A) (25 pts) At what temperature will the sphere just pass through the hole? 5.260 C 7. Two stringed instruments in an orchestra have string lengths of 1 meter and 2 meters
respectively. The strings for the two instruments are made of the same material, but the
diameter of a string on the larger instrument is twice that on the shorter instrument.
Suppose the fundamental (ﬁrst harmonic) frequency of a string on the smaller instrument
is the same as the fourth harmonic of a string on the larger instrument. A) (10 pts) What is the ratio of the wave velocity on the larger instrument to that on the
smaller instrument? 0.5 B) (10 pts) What is the ratio of the mass per length of the string in larger instrument to
that of the smaller instrument? 4 C) (10 pts) What is the ratio of the string tension in the larger instrument to that in the
smaller instrument? 1 8. Suppose the wind is blowing at 30.0 m/sec, and the temperature is 27" C. Consider 1 kg
of the air, with the effective molar mass of air being 30 g/mole. NA = 6.02 x 1023 mol”1 A) (10 pts) How many Joules of energy does the 1.0 kg of air have due to the winds
motion? 450 J B) (15 pts) How many Joules of energy does the 1.0 kg of air have due to the internal
energy of the translational motion (ignore rotations and vibrations) of the molecules?
1.20 x 105 J
P 2
9. Two moles of an ideal monatomic gas are taken around ‘
the adjacent cycle. The initial pressure is one atmo~
sphere, 105 Pascals, and the initial volume is 20.0 liters, 105 P
2 x 10‘2m3. The three processes are 1) the pressure is
proportional to the volume until both double, 2) isochoric until the pressure drops to the original value, and 3) iso— I
baric until the volume returns to the original value. 2 X 10—2m3 \/
A) (10 pts) What are the maximum and minimum temperatures of the gas during the cycle? 5000 K, 1250 K B) (10 pts) During the ﬁrst process, going from 1 to 2, what is the heat coming into the
gas, the work done by the gas and the change in the internal energy of the gas?
AU=9><103 J, W=3><103 J, Q=12X103J C) (10 pts) During the second process, going from 2 to 3, what is the heat coming into
the gas, the work done by the gas and the change in the internal energy of the gas?
AU2—6x103 J, W20, Q=—6><103 J D) (10 pts) During the third process, going from 3 t0 1, what is the heat coming into
the gas, the work done by the gas and the change in the internal energy of the gas? AU=—3><103 J, W:—2x103 J, Q2—5x103 J
E) (10 pts) What is the efﬁciency of this engine? 8.33%
F) (10 pts) What is the entropy change of the gas during one complete cycle? 0 ...
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