Chapter 16
Electric Energy and Capacitance
Electric Potential Energy
The electrostatic force is a conservative force It is possible to define an electrical potential energy function with this force Work done by a conservative force is equal to the neg
Electrostatics
Objective: to investigate production of static charge, conservation of charge and the behavior of charges on conductors interacting via Coulomb forces. Theory: When two substances are rubbed together they exchange electrons. The material wi
The Characteristics of a Source of EMF Physics 2B Lab 3
Abstract: The objective is to illustrate the condition for maximum power output and the dependence of terminal voltage on internal resistance and current. Theory: An emf source in a circuit will deli
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Chapter 9
Solids and Fluids
States of Matter
Solid, liquid, gas
Predominate on Earth
Plasma
Predominates in the universe
This chapter introduces basic properties of
solids and liquids
Includes some properties of gases
Lab 2B
Graphical Determination of Free Fall Acc.
By Group 3: Michael Fetsum, Ruri Lee, Alex Mu,
Veronica Rodriguez, Ryan SooHoo
Table of Contents
Abstract
Theory
Procedure
Data/computation
Results
Discussion and Conclusion
Abstract
Objective: Determine ac
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Chapter 26
Relativity
Basic Problems
Newtonian Mechanics is very successful in describing the
motion of objects moving at much less than the speed of
light.
It fails when applied to particles having speeds approaching the
Free Fall Acceleration
Graphical determination
Group Members
Tamara Vrublevskaya
Winta Gebreslassie
Misiker Negash
Corinna Mejia
Abstract
The goal of this study is to test the value of
acceleration due to gravity in the campus of San
Jose City College, Ca
Physics 2A Lab 8
Projectile Velocity by Conservation of Energy and Angular Momentum
Objective: The objective is to apply the laws of conservation of energy and angular
momentum to an inelastic collision between two rotating objects. We will specifically
c
Lab 8
Projectile Velocity by
Conservation of Energy
and Angular Momentum
Carlo Renolo, Danielle Calara, and Lucy
Xu
Outline
Abstract (Carlo)
Introduction/Theory (Carlo)
Experimental Set-Up/Procedure
(Danielle)
Data/Results (Lucy)
Discussion/Conclusio
Lab 2A
Analytical
Determination of Free
Fall Acceleration
Jennifer Richardson
Kevin Nguyen
Laura Phan
Abstract
Objective: determining the acceleration due to
gravity at San Jose City College
Scientific Method: free fall apparatus,
measurements and computa
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Chapter 19
Magnetism
Magnetism
Magnetism is one of the most important fields
in physics in terms of applications.
Magnetism is closely linked with electricity.
Magnetic fields affect moving charges.
Moving charges produc
Lab 5 Presentation
Kevin Nguyen
Laura Phan
Jennifer Richardson
Abstract
Objective: Use Newtons 3rd law to determine the conditions
necessary for mechanical equilibrium. We are given 3 concurrent
forces and we must determine a counterforce to prove Newtons
VALID for any electrical circuit at any moment
w
q
w w q
p
vi
t q t
q
i
t
v
Kirchhoffs Voltage Law: the algebraic sum of the voltage is zero for any loop
+
V1
+
V
V2
I
Starting at the lower left corner of the circuit,
-V + V1 + V2 + V3 = 0
Kirchhoffs Curr
Chapter 15 16 Review
Coulombs Law: FE 8.99 10
Electric Field:
E
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q1q2
r
2
( N ) Like repulsive, Unlike attractive
FE
(N / C)
q
Electric Potential Energy: PE W FE X qE X
PE
Electric Potential: V q E X
Gauss Law:
E Area
Field of point charge or sphere char
1. The radar systems used by police
A beam of radio waves of known frequency is sent toward a speeding
car, which reflects the beam back to a detector in the police car. The
amount the returning frequency has been shifted depends on the
velocity of the on
Final Physics
1. The radar systems used by police to detect speeders are sensitive to the Doppler. how this
sensitivity can be used to measure the speed of a car A beam of electromagnetic waves of
known frequency is sent toward a speeding car, which refle
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Chapter 21
Alternating Current Circuits
and Electromagnetic Waves
AC Circuits
AC circuits power everyday electric appliances.
Will look at various circuit elements in an AC
circuit
Resistor
Capacitor
Inductor
Also will
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Chapter 27
Quantum Physics
Need for Quantum Physics
Problems remained from classical mechanics that
relativity didnt explain.
Blackbody Radiation
The electromagnetic radiation emitted by a heated
object
Photoelectric Eff
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Chapter 30
Nuclear Energy
and
Elementary Particles
Processes of Nuclear Energy
Fission
A nucleus of large mass number splits into two
smaller nuclei
Fusion
Two light nuclei fuse to form a heavier nucleus
Large amounts o
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Chapter 23
Mirrors and Lenses
Mirrors and Lenses
The development of mirrors and lenses aided the
progress of science.
It led to the microscopes and telescopes.
Allowed the study of objects from microbes to
distance planet
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Chapter 22
Reflection and Refraction of Light
Nature of Light
Light has a dual nature.
Particle
Wave
Wave characteristics will be discussed in this
chapter.
Reflection
Refraction
These characteristics can be used to u
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Chapter 29
Nuclear Physics
Nuclear Physics
Topics in nuclear physics include
Properties and structure of atomic nuclei
Radioactivity
Nuclear reactions
Decay processes
Fission
Fusion
Introduction
Ernest Rutherford
187
Physics 2A Lab 8
Projectile Velocity by Conservation of Energy and Angular Momentum
Objective: The objective is to apply the laws of conservation of energy and angular
momentum to an inelastic collision between two rotating objects. We will specifically
c
Lab 2B
Graphical Determination of Free Fall Acc.
By Group 3: Michael Fetsum, Ruri Lee, Alex Mu,
Veronica Rodriguez, Ryan SooHoo
Table of Contents
Abstract Ryan SooHoo
Theory Michael Fetsum
Procedure Ruri Lee
Data/Computation Veronica Rodriguez
Results, Di
Equilibrium of Nonconcurrent Forces
Laura Phan
Kevin Nguyen
Jennifer Richardson
Abstract
Objective: To study the principles of
the law of moments, and the
equilibrium of parallel forces
Scientific Method: pulleys, weights,
and stands
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Results
Physics 2A Lab 1
Vector Addition
Objective: To learn how to add vectors
Materials Needed:
Pencil, string/tape measure, meter stick, square and large protractor, and a concrete pavement.
Experiment:
A. Field Experiment
We may think of a displacement vector
Lab 11
Heat of Fusion
Carlo Renolo,
Danielle Calara,
and Lucy Xu
Outline
Abstract (Carlo)
Introduction/Theory (Carlo)
Experimental Set-Up/Procedure
(Danielle)
Data/Results (Lucy)
Discussion/Conclusion (Lucy)
Abstract
Objective: To determine the late