College Physics II
Winter 2012
CollegePhysicsII 1017-212
FOOD AND DRINK ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE WORKSHOP LAB.
Syllabus
Instructor:
Dr. Andronique Zacharakis
Ofce: BRN-1133
Phone: 585-802-5582
Email: aizsps@rit.edu , andronique.zacharak

Answers to Problems in Activity Manual: Fluids, Week 2
College Physics II
Fall 2011
Note to Students: Physics is all about solutions, none of which are provided here. What is provided
here is the set of answers that results from correct and thorough solut

Answers to Problems in Activity Manual:
Thermal Physics (Weeks 35)
College Physics II
Fall 2011
Note to Students: Physics is all about solutions, none of which are provided here. What
is provided here is the set of answers that results from correct and th

1
Monday, January 14, 2013
Review
Characteristics of periodic motion
The amplitude, A, is the maximum magnitude of displacement
from equilibrium.
The period, T, is the time for one cycle.
The frequency, f, is the number of cycles per unit time.
The an

17 Wave Optics
Slide 17-4
Reading Quiz
1. All waves spread out after passing through a small enough
gap in a barrier. This phenomenon is known as
A.
B.
C.
D.
antireflection
double-slit interference
refraction
diffraction
Answer
1. All waves spread out aft

16 Superposition and Standing Waves
Principle of Superposition
Constructive and Destructive Interference
Constructive:
Displacements add
Destructive:
Displacements cancel
Checking Understanding
1. Two waves on a string are moving toward each other. A pict

Solutions to Select Workshop Problems : Fluids, Week 1 & 2
College Physics II
Sections 3 and 4
Fall 2012
Note to Students: If you could not obtain the answers given in class/posted online, you should
review these solutions.
Pressure Problems (U-Tube - pg.

Answers to Problems in Activity Manual:
Oscillations & Waves (Weeks 68)
College Physics II
Fall 2011
Note to Students: Physics is all about solutions, none of which are provided here. What
is provided here is the set of answers that results from correct a

18 Ray Optics
Slide 18-2
Reading Quiz
1. When an object like a tree is illuminated by the sun, and you
are looking toward the tree, light rays leave the object
A.
only from points at the top and base of the tree, but in
every direction.
B. from every poin

CPII Heat & Calorimetry : solutions to two often troublesome problem types
#1. Heat Engine
The following info is given for a heat engine that has a hot and cold reservoir :
Given : e = 0.3 , Qc = 1200 J , TH =500C (=773K) , TC = 40C (=313K)
a) What is QH?

Answers to Problems in Activity Manual:
Optics (Weeks 910)
College Physics II
Spring 2010-2011
Note to Students: Physics is all about solutions, none of which are provided here. What
is provided here is the set of answers that results from correct and tho

Answers to Problems in Activity Manual: Fluids, Week 1
College Physics II
Fall 2012
Note to Students: You should use these answers as a retrospective check on your solutions. If your
answers do not match these, then use that as a signal that you need to c