Physics 150
Tutorial Addition & Subtraction with Scientific Notation
1. Add:
2. Subtract:
6.287 x 105
5.27 x 105
8.97 x 104
- 4.02 x 103
4.293 x 107
3. Add:
4.295 x 10-2
3.1 x 10-3
7.5 x 10-4
4. Calcu
Bouncy
Question
Find the average force exerted by a bouncing ball on the floor as it repeatedly
bounces. Assume 100% restitution, i.e., the speed just after the bounce is equal to the
speed just befor
Road Trip
Problem statement:
Using the Length of the car as the scale: L=188.4 inches = 4.785 m
Width of gap between end of bridge and the far side. w=10 m.
Add another meter for the landing margin an
Satellite in orbit 2
Problem statement:
Scientists want to place a cfw_msat kg satellite in orbit around Mars. They plan to have
the satellite orbit at a speed of cfw_vsat m/s in a perfectly circular
Rod
Question
Show that the parallel axis theorem applied to a rod whose axis of rotation is
perpendicular to is length gives the same answer as direct
integration.L/2LL/2mmxdxxdx
Solution
In the first
Eratosthenes measures the earth.
It was around 250 BCE when Eratosthenes was a librarian in the famous library of
Alexandria He discovered in his reading that there was a yearly festival in the town o
A Cart Collides with a Soft Wall
Problem statement:
A cart collides with a soft wall. A force probe on the cart measures the force of the
wall on the cart as a function of time.
The cart + force probe
2D Elastic Collision in the Centre-of-Mass
Reference frame
Problem statement:
Two particles with different masses collide elastically. Show that in the
centre-of-mass reference frame the final speeds
Geosynchronous Orbits
One application of the law of gravity is to figure out how to put a satellite into orbit so
that it remains in the same position relative to ground all the time. A satellite in s
P150 Tutorial - Work, Energy Power
Work
1. A 250 kg crate is pulled 3.25 m along a rough horizontal plane using a horizontal
rope. The force of friction is 350 N while the tension in the rope is 1250