9/28/2016
Coefficient of Linear
Expansion in Metals
Physics 2830
Section A-72
TheoryWhen temperature is increased, the amplitude of the atomic vibrators increase, in general,
and the average distance
8/31/2016
Simple Harmonic Motion
Physics 2830
Section A-72
Mr. Dunbar
TheoryA linear restoring force as defined above may be expressed mathematically by the
equation
point
F=kx where F is the force, x
9/7/2016
Velocity of Sound
Physics 2830
Section A-72
Mr. Dunbar
TheoryThe velocity in which a sound wave travels in a substance may be determined if the
frequency of the vibration and the wavelength a
The Mechanical
Equivalent of Heat
10/5/2016
Physics 2830
Section A-72
TheoryThe principle of the conversion of energy tells us that if a given amount of work is
transformed completely into heat, the r
10/19/2016
Ratio of Specific Heats
Physics 2830
Section A-72
Mr. Dunbar
TheoryMeasurement of the ratio of specific heats for a gas allows us to determine whether that
gas is monatomic, diatomic or pol