1)The steps for the scientific method are listed in Chapter 1. List and explain each of the steps in the
scientific method in the context of the following situation. You do not have to resolve the question; just
explain the steps for resolving the questio
LAB EXERCISE 1
Dustin Kavanaugh
The goals of this experiment are to investigate the concept of electrical field and to determine the shape
of equal potential lines surrounding charged objects. An electric field is defined as electric force per unit
charge
LAB EXERCISE 2
One of the most basic properties of any electrical device is its ability to oppose the passage of an
electric current resulting from the voltage applied to the device. This property is called the electrical
resistance, R, and conceptually i
Written Assignment 6
1. Define the following terms:
1. Radioactive halflife

Time required for half the atoms of a radioactive isotope of an element to decay.
This term is also used to describe decay process in general. (Hewitt 767)
2. Correspondence pr
Written Assignment 5
1. How many calories are needed to raise 500 grams of water from 25 degrees Celsius to
40 degrees Celsius?
It takes 1 calorie to heat 1 gram of water by 1 Celsius degree. In figuring that it would take
500 calories to heat up 500 hund
Written Assignment 4
1. State and explain the postulates of the special theory of relativity.
Albert Einstein believed that motion is relative to the observer, motion can look different to
an observer in a different points of reference. To measure speed y
Written Assignment 3
1.
If 200 volts are put across a 300loop transformer's primary coil:
1.
1.
What will be the voltage output if the secondary coil had 750
loops?
200 V /300=1.5 A
2.
Now we can solve for part a, 1.5 A /750=500 V
What is the power in th
Written Assignment 1
1.
In your own words, explain the difference between a conductor, an
insulator, and a semiconductor. Give an example of each to illustrate your
comparison.
A conductor is anything that has an electron that is loose (Hewitt 415). Metal
Written Assignment 2
1.
Find the resistance of a light bulb that is connected to a 120volt line and has a current
of 0.5 amps flowing through it.
Using Ohms Law
problem to look like
240 =
Amperes=
Ohms=
volts
ohms
To complete this problem we must rearran
Schulze 1
Michael Schulze
Dr. Albert Lozano
PHY111 Physics
August 10, 2014
Writing Assignment 3
1.
Define the term impulse.
Impulse is the product of the force acting on an object and the time during which it acts.
2.
Using the principle of momentum cons
Schulze 1
Michael Schulze
Dr. Albert Lozano
PHY111 Physics
July 27, 2014
Writing Assignment 2
1. Answer the following:
a. What are the units of mass and the units of weight for the metric system?
The units of mass and weight in the metric system is Kilog
Written Assignment 1
Answer all of the following questions. Do not send in a partially completed assignment.
Answer each question as completely as possible, but do not merely copy answers from
your reading materials. If you cite a reference in the text, e