CLASP FNTs Unit 1
Fall 2015
Explanation of FNTs:
Assignments labeled FNT (For Next Time) are questions to answer, or modeling exercises to perform, etc. You
must bring your response to all assigned FNTs to the next DL meeting. Sometimes your DL instructor
DLActivity1.1.2
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AnalyzingaHeatPackUsingtheThree Phase Model of Pure
Substances
Phenomenon:HeatPack
Overview:OurimmediategoalnowistomakesenseoftheheatpackbehaviorusingboththeThreePhase
ModelofMatterANDtheEnergyInteractionModel.WestartwiththeThre
DL Activity 1.1.3
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Thinking in Terms of Both the
Three Phase Model
and the
Energy-Interaction Model
Overview: Using both the Three Phase Model and the Energy-Interaction Model, describe what is
going on in several different physical processes.
DLActivity1.1.3
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ThinkinginTermsofBoththe
Three Phase Model
and the
Energy-Interaction Model
Overview:UsingboththeThree Phase ModelandtheEnergy-Interaction Model,describe
whatisgoingoninseveraldifferentphysicalprocesses.
All members of your grou
San Jos State University
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Physics 2a, Fundamentals of Physics, Section 1, Fall, 2015
Course and Contact Information:
Instructor
Dr. Cassandra
Paul
Annie Chase
Paul Houck
Dr. Peter
Beyersdorf
Michelle
Lagana
Eric Hickok
Dr.
Foundations of
Physics
Physics 2A Section 1 Fall 2015
Prof. Cassandra Paul
Today
Registration/Labs
Go over some the greensheet
Motivation for the course
Talk a little physics
Registering for this
Course
People are still shuffling around
Check online to
Chapter 2 Applying Models to Mechanical Phenomena
2
Contents
2-1 Where we are
headed in this
chapter
2-2 Phenomena,
Data Patterns,
Questions
2-3 EnergyInteraction
Model
2-4 Intro SpringMass Oscillator
Model
2-5 The Connection
Between Force
and Potential
E
Quiz 1 Name: _, _
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Recently a science enthusiast website (www.iflscience.com) showed several videos of different types of
objects fallin
The highest temperature that the Zinc can reach is 1000C. This is because the lava and the Zinc
will come to thermal equilibrium. Since there is a very large amount of lava, the temperature of the
lava does not change noticeably.
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Two fish are floating towards each other, each with constant velocity. The blue fish is 5kg and floating to
the right at 2m/s. The red fish is 1kg and floating to the left. The blue fi
Quiz 11
Name: _,
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Consider an arm at rest as shown in the picture. You can assume that the force
of gravity acts at the center of the forearm, and that the forearm alone weighs 15N. You may also assum
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One morning you are working in your chemistry lab and you decide you want some hot tea. You pour 0.240kg of
distilled (pure) water initially at room temperature (20.0C) into your m
Phys 2A Midterm 1
Sample exam
1. Su ose an equation relatin osition, x, to time, t, is given by x =
JPp g P
b t + c t4, where b and c are constants. The dimensions of b and c
are respectively:
a.T3,T4. l = b: "t at 3 .7.
b. 1/T33,1/T44. L ._. 5,554.6? : b
Chapter 1 Applying Models to Thermal Phenomena
1
Contents
1-1 Where we are
headed in this
chapter
1-2 Phenomena, Data
Patterns,
Questions
1-3 Three-Phase
Model of Matter
1-4 EnergyInteraction
Model
1-5 Examples of
Particular
Models
1-6 Looking Back
and Ah
Chapter 8 Detailed Relation of Force to Motion: Overview
Chapter 8
77
Detailed Relation of Force to Motion
Overview
Up to this point in this text we have concentrated on analyzing interacting physical systems
with a before and after the interaction approa
Foundations of
Physics
Physics 2A Fall 2015
Lecture 2
eople trying to add:
If this is your first lecture, and you have not yet
been to lab, you are at the end of a very long
line, so you wont be able to add the course
I have started giving add codes out
SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY
Physics Department
Fall 2014
PHYS 2A - Fundamentals of Physics:
Newtonian (Classical) Mechanics
Instructor:
Dr. Ray Kwok
Lectures:
Section 1: MWF 8:30 9:20 am (Sci 258)
Office Hours:
MWF 8:00 - 8:30 am (Sci 310), TuTh 8:00 - 9:00
k=1.38&10-23J/K
R=8.31J/mol*K
NA=6.02*1023
Name
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PHYS.2A
Spring 2014
Midterm #3
Part1. . Solve the problems. If the answer is numerical, write down the formulas you used
for calculations. Make a sketch, if necessary. Each problem is worth 4 po
PHYS.2A
Spring 14
Practice Midterm #3 Sol
Part1
1. A 3.0-m rod is pivoted about its left end. A force of 6.0 N is applied perpendicular to the rod
at a distance of 1.2 m from the pivot causing a ccw torque, and a force of 5.2 N is applied at the
end of th
Phys. 2A, Spring 2014
1.
2.
Practice exam #2
A 500-g ball moves to the right horizontally with the speed 10m/s just before it
strikes the wall. The ball bounces off the wall and moves to the left with the speed
8.0m/s. What is the change of the linear mom
Spring 14
Midterm 1 Sol
1. A brick slides on a horizontal surface. Which of the following will decrease the
frictional force on it?
a. Putting a second brick on top
b. Decreasing the surface area of contact
c. Increasing the surface area of contact
d. Dec
Phys.2A
Practice exam #1
1. A landing airplane makes contact with the 721m runway with a speed of 78m/s
and moves toward the south. What is the average acceleration of the airplane
during the landing?
a. 2.11m/s2, north
b. 2.11m/s2, south
c. 4.22m/s2, nor