PHYS 101 Previous Exam Problems
CHAPTER
13
Gravitation
Newtons law of gravitation
Shell theorem
Variation of g
Potential energy & work
Escape speed
Conservation of energy
Keplers laws - planets
Orbi
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Oscillatory motion is the one that repeats itself.
The number of oscillations per second is an important property of
simple harmonic motion and is called
Summary of chapter 9
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The center of mass of a system of particles is that point that
moves as if all the mass were concentrated there and all external
forces were applied ther
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Rolling = Pure Rotation about the center of mass + Pure
translation of the center of mass
During the rolling motion the linear velocity of the center of
Summary of chapter 8
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There are two types of potential energies in Phys101: One is
gravitational and the other is elastic (spring).
The work done by a conservative force is rel
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The interaction that can cause acceleration is called a force which is either a push or a
pull on the object. The study of the relationship between the fo
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A rigid body is in equilibrium if its net linear momentum and
net angular momentum are both constant.
A rigid body is in static equilibrium if the net
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A collision is an event in which two or more bodies exert
strong forces on each other for a relatively short time.
Impulse and linear momentum:
The imp
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A vector has a magnitude and a direction. Some physical quantities that are vector
quantities are displacement, velocity, acceleration and force.
A scalar
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We defined the kinetic energy K of a particle of mass m
1
having a velocity v as K = mv 2 . This is a scalar quantity,
2
which can never be negative. The
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6.1 Friction
Friction plays an important role in our daily life. Sometimes it is a nuisance if, for
example, you want to pull or push a heavy box across t
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Summary of chapter 2
The displacement x of the particle is the change in position: x = x2 - x1 with
units (m)
Displacement is a vector quantity. It is positive if the particle
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r
We defined the position vector r in three dimensions as:
r
r = x i + y + z k
j
r
where x, y, and z are the components of the vector r .
We defined the
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The gravitational force:
The magnitude of the gravitational force between two particles of mass
m m
F =G 1 2 = F
m1 and m2 is given by
12
21
r2
Where G
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The density, (rho), of any material (solid or fluid) is defined
as the mass per unit volume. That is:
=
m
V
where m is the mass of the material and V its v
PHYS 101 Previous Exam Problems
CHAPTER
10
Rotation
Rotational kinematics
Rotational inertia
Kinetic energy
Torque
nd
Newtons 2 law
Work, power & energy conservation
1. Assume that a disk starts from
PHYS 101 Previous Exam Problems
CHAPTER
8
Potential Energy &
Conservation of Energy
Potential energy
Conservation of energy - conservative
Conservation of energy friction
Conservation of energy exter
PHYS 101 Previous Exam Problems
CHAPTER
12
Equilibrium &
Elasticity
Static equilibrium
Elasticity
1. A uniform steel bar of length 3.0 m and weight 20 N rests on two supports (A and B) at its ends. A
PHYS 101 Previous Exam Problems
CHAPTER
7
Kinetic Energy and
Work
Kinetic energy
Work
Work-energy theorem
Gravitational work
Work of spring forces
Power
1. A single force acts on a 5.0-kg object in s
PHYS 101 Previous Exam Problems
CHAPTER
9
Center of Mass &
Linear Momentum
Center of mass
Momentum of a particle
Momentum of a system
Impulse
Conservation of momentum
Elastic collisions
Inelastic co
PHYS 101 Previous Exam Problems
CHAPTER
6
Force & Motion II
Frictional & Centripetal Forces
Frictional forces flat surface
Frictional forces inclines
Circular motion
1. A box of mass 40.0 kg is pushe
PHYS 101 Previous Exam Problems
CHAPTER
2
Motion Along
a Straight Line
Position & displacement
Average & instantaneous velocity
Average & instantaneous acceleration
Constant acceleration
Free fall
Gr
PHYS 101 Previous Exam Problems
CHAPTER
5
Force & Motion I
Newtons Laws
Vertical motion
Horizontal motion
Mixed forces
Contact forces
Inclines
General problems
1. A 5.0-kg block is lowered with a dow
PHYS 101 Previous Exam Problems
CHAPTER
4
Motion in Two &
Three Dimensions
General motion in 2D & 3D
Projectile motion
Uniform circular motion
Relative motion
1. A projectile is fired over a flat hor
PHYS 101 Previous Exam Problems
CHAPTER
1
Measurement
Units conversion
Dimensional analysis
Density
1. The position y of a particle moving along the y axis depends on the time t according to the equa
PHYS 101 Previous Exam Problems
CHAPTER
3
Vectors
1. Vectors A, B, and C are related through equations A + B = C and A B = 5.0 C. If C = 3.0 + 4.0 , what is
j
i
the magnitude of vector A? (Ans: 15)
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from rest. Find the speed of its center of mass when it reaches the bottom of the incline.
Q15.
In Figure 10, two point particles are xed on an x axis separated by distance d = 3.50 m.
Particle A, located at the origin, has mass m). = 1.00 kg and particle B has mass m3 = 3.00 kg.
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radians and t is in seconds. What is the average angular acceleration for the time i
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