Exam 1
PHYSICS 102
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September 27, 2013
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Schedule for Physics 102
Sun
8/25/13
Mon
CH 1
Tues
9/1/13
Labor Day
Group Work #1
9/8/13
CH 3 (1-
3)
9/15/13
CH 4
9/22/13
Group Work #3
9/29/13
CH 6
HW #2 Due
Group Work #2
HW #3 Due
CH 4
HW #4 Due
Physics 102 - Fluids
1: Which is more likely to pop a balloon: A force of 20 N applied to an area of 0.01 m2 or
a force of 45 N applied to an area of 0.03 m2 ?
2: Our less than accurate Daily Wildcat has run the following fast fact far too many times:
A p
Range vs. Height
Pedro Espino
Physics 181 Section 013
15 September 2016
Abstract:
In this experiment, we measured the horizontal distance, or range, that a ball travels when
launched from different heights. This experiment was conducted by dropping a ball
Physics 102 - Work and Energy
Some of the problems below could be solved using Newtons Laws and kinematics but your assignment is to solve the problems using work and the Work
Energy Theorem if possible (unless told otherwise). Keep in mind that some
ques
Exam 3
PHYSICS 102-001
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November 25, 2013
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Physics 102
Problem Set 2, One Dimensional Kinematics
Problem 1. If the average velocity of an object is zero in some time interval, what can you say
about its displacement in that interval? What about its distance travelled? Explain your answers.
You kno
PHYSICS 102 - Fall 2013 - Sections 1,2 & 3
COURSE INSTRUCTORS:
Lead Instructor
Brian LeRoy, email: [email protected]; oce: PAS 547; phone: 626-4726
Oce hours in PAS 170C on Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30-11:30
Assistant Instructors
Rebekah Cross,
Physics 102
Problem Set 7, Circular Motion
Problem 1. A washing machine turns on and starts from rest. The spin cycle starts and the
machine steadily gains angular speed for t1 = 8 s at which point it is turning at = 5 rev/s. The
lid is then opened which
Circular Motion Practice Problems
Question 1:
Dizzy Blaunde (m = 53.8 kg) stands on a merry-go-round platform,
5.49 m from the center. If her speed is 3.71 m/s, then what is the force
of friction required to maintain this motion in a circle?
Question 2:
A
Physics 3AB: Satellite motion Name:_
Date:_
Phet Simulation: Gravity and Orbits
Follow the directions carefully before answering the following questions while using the Phet Simulation
Gravity and Orbits. http:/phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/gravity-and-
PHYSICS 3A/BB
EQUILIBRIUM - E1
1. It is possible for the centre of mass of a body not to be within the body. Explain and give two examples of this.
2. Which is in the more stable equilibrium:
(a) an Egyptian pyramid?
(b) a flagpole with one end only a f
Waves Diagnostic - What do you know?
Tick what you know!
1. Briefly describe what happens to each of the following physical quantities inside a closed pipe
when it has produced a standing wave?
Pressure variation
Particle displacement
Maximum variation be
Properties of waves
1.
Waves in shallow water near a beach are travelling with a speed of 3.00 m s-1.
(a)
A surfer is waiting to catch a wave. If large waves on a particular day are on average
25.0 m apart, how long does the surfer have to wait between wa
Comprehension Questions
Note: peta means x 1015 while tera means x 1012
1. Why do neutrinos travel through space so easily?
Find the relevant information and write it down
They have little mass and no charge so they can pass through matter and electromagn
Waves Diagnostic - What do you know?
Tick what you know!
1. Briefly describe what happens to each of the following physical quantities inside a closed pipe
when it has produced a standing wave?
Pressure variation
Particle displacement
Closed end:
Open end
X Rays
What are they?
X - rays are highly energetic photons of electromagnetic energy with frequencies in the range of 1017
to1020 Hz.
How are they produced?
1) The are typically produced by the slowing of high voltage electrons (50 000 V or more). When
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Developed by Mr. D. Patterson, Article taken from New Scientist
Comprehension Questions
Note: peta means x 1015 while tera means x 1012
1. Why do neutrinos travel through space so easily?
Find the relevant information and write it down
2. Why has the IceC
Wave behaviour
1. A research ship is measuring the depth of the ocean by sending a sound pulse called a ping
from the surface of the ocean towards the ocean floor.
a. Describe how the ship could use this ping to determine the depth of the ocean.
b. The sp
Wave Interference and Resonance
1. An audio frequency oscillator produces a single frequency sound wave but sends it through two
speakers 1 m apart from each other. An observer standing 10.0 m away from the speakers and
half way between them (point O) hea
Physics 102 - Vectors
~ =A
~+B
~ +C
~ +D
~
1: Four vectors are shown (on the next page). Graphically determine R
~=D
~ B
~ 2A
~ 3C
~ using the second set
using the first set of axes. Graphically determine S
~ = 2A
~ 3C
~ +D
~ B
~ using the third set of ax
Gravitational Fields Questions
Gravitational Constant
Mass of the Earth
Mass of the Moon
Radius of the Earth
Radius of the Moon
Mean Earth-Moon distance
6.67 x 10-11 m3kg-1s-2
5.98 x 1024 kg
7.35 x 1022 kg
6.37 x 106 m
1.74 x 106 m
3.84 x 108 m
1. What is
Quiz: Circular Motion
1. A gut wrenching amusement ride throws passengers around a 6.50 m radius circle once
every 5.80 s. What is the speed of the passengers?
v=
2 r 2 6.5
=
=7.0 m s1 (1 MARK)
T
5.8
2. a) Since Mr. Patterson, who has a mass of 80 kg, is
YEAR 12 PHYSICS
Revision first 6 weeks
1. A car travelling at 17ms-1 west changes its direction to due north. Calculate the
change in the cars velocity.
2. A bag weighing 562 N is resting on a plane inclined at 30o from the horizontal. Find
the magnitude
Using Vectors in Two Dimensions
Combine the following vectors using graphical methods (head to tail).
A
B
C
D
E
1. B+C 2. C+E 3. A+B 4. B+C+A 5. A+B+C 6. D+A 7. A+B+C+D+E
2. John travels from his cabin in the mountains for 13km N30E then heads 7km S45W. W
Projectile Motion Practice Problems
Question 1:
Tom the cat is chasing Jerry the mouse on a table. Jerry puts on the
brakes and stops and Tom continues right off the edge of the table at
4.00 m/s. If it takes Tom 0.60 seconds to hit the ground, then the
t
Exam 2
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March 23, 2016
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