PHSC 1401 - Session 11 - Satellite and Projectile Homework Problems
Assume no air resistance for all problems in this HW set.
For several questions in questions 2-21, keep in mind the equations 12, 14
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(1A) What is the weight (in Newtons) of a 90 kg man at the surface of
Jupiter (assuming he had a way to stand there)? (Hint: The correct answer is
between 100 and 5,000).
(1B) What i
Exercise 1: Data Interpretation
Dissolved oxygen is oxygen that is trapped in a fluid, such as water. Since many
living organism requires oxygen to survive, it is a necessary component of water
system
PHSC 1401 - Formula Sheet (Sessions 1-12)
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Linear and Rotational Quantities
Analogous quantities for linear motion and rotational motion:
Linear Quantities
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Rotational Quantities
position, x
angular
PHSC 1401 - Gravity Homework Problems
The mass of Jupiter is 1.898 * 1027kg, and the radius of Jupiter is 69,911 km.
The mass of the sun is 1.989 * 1030, and the radius of the sun is 695,500 km.
1. (1
PHSC 1401 - Formula Sheet (Sessions 1-2)
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Kinematics
Denitions of velocity and acceleration:
vaverage =
4position
4time
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4x
4t
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xf xi
tf ti
aaverage =
4velocity
4time
=
4v
4t
=
vf vi
tf ti
For ti =
PHSC 1401 Session 10 HW Example Problems & HW Hints
The mass of Neptune is 1.024 * 1026 kg, and the radius of Neptune is 24,764 km.
The mass of the sun is 1.989 * 1030 kg, and the radius of the sun is
Practice Exam Hints
3. This problem asks for the magnitude of the force (i.e. the absolute value), so your
answer should be positive.
5. The way to think about this problem is to realize that all of t
Chapter 9
Gravity
Practice Problems
Gravity was first discovered by
a. Aristotle.
b. Galileo.
c. Isaac Newton.
d. early humans.
Gravity was first discovered by
a. Aristotle.
b. Galileo.
c. Isaac Newto
PHSC 1401 Unit Conversions Practice
2.54 cm = 1 in
60 s = 1 min
12 in = 1 f
1 km = 0.61 mi
60 min = 1 hr
24 hr = 1 day
5280 f = 1 mi
365.25 days = 1 yr
1 mL = 1 cm3
Complete the following unit convers
Exercise 1: Data Interpretation
Dissolved oxygen is oxygen that is trapped in a fluid, such as water. Since many
living organism requires oxygen to survive, it is a necessary component of water
system
Pre-Lab Questions
1. What should you always wear to protect your eyes when you are in the laboratory?
Safety Goggles with peripheral side protection.
2. What precautions should be taken when working w