Physics 5D
Practice Midterm Exam
Fall 2013
Closed book exam only one 8.5x11 sheet of notes ok.
Note: Avogadros number NA = 6.02x1023 mol-1, 1 atm = 1.0x10 5 Pa, Boltzmanns
const k = 1.38x10-23 J/K, an
Physics 5D
Homework Set #7
Fall 2013
SOLUTIONS
Problems:
1. Giancoli, Chapter 20, problem 40.
(a) We find the final temperature of the system using calorimetry, and then approximate each part
of the s
Physics 5D
Homework Set #4
Fall 2013
SOLUTIONS
Problems:
1. Giancoli, Chapter 19, problem 12.
The heat lost by the horseshoe must be equal to the heat gained by the iron pot and the water.
Note that 1
Physics 5D
Homework Set #6
Fall 2013
SOLUTIONS
Problems:
1. Giancoli, Chapter 20, problem 11.
(a)
p
The work done during any process is given by Eq. 19-7.
So the net work done is as follows.
a
W = Wab
Physics 5D
Homework Set #5
Fall 2013
SOLUTIONS
Problems:
1. Giancoli, Chapter 19, problem 63.
(a) The cross-sectional area of the Earth, perpendicular to the Sun, is a circle of radius REarth ,
and so
Physics 5D
Homework Set #1
Fall 2013
SOLUTIONS
Problems:
1. Giancoli, Chapter 17, problem 21.
As the wine contracts or expands, its volume changes. We assume that the volume change
can only occur by a
Physics 5D
Homework Set #3
Fall 2013
SOLUTIONS
Problems:
1. Giancoli, Chapter 18, problem 46. (Note the ideal gas law N/V = P/kT.)
We want the mean free path to be 1.0 m. Use Eq. 18-10b with the ideal
Physics 5D Introduction to Physics IV, Fall 2015
Instructor: Tesla Jeltema
Oce: ISB 305
Email: [email protected]
Class time: MWF 3:30-4:40, Thimann 3
Class website: eCommons
TAs: Laurel Stephenson Haskin
Physics 5D - Homework 1
Due: Monday, October 3
1) A steel measuring tape has been calibrated at 20 oC. At 40 oC will it read high or
low? What will be the pe
Physics 5D - Homework 2
Due: October 10
1) Giancoli, 18.35
2) Air that is at its dew point of 5 0C is drawn into a house where the temperature is
20 0C.
Print your name: _
Physics 5D
FINAL EXAM - ANSWERS
Fall 2013
Wednesday December 11 Thimann Lecture 3 4:00-7:00 pm
Closed book exam two 8.5x11 sheets of notes ok
Note: Avogadros number NA = 6.02x1023 m
Print your name: _ANSWERS_
Physics 5D
PRACTICE FINAL EXAM
Wednesday December 11 Thimann Lecture 3 4:00-7:00 pm
Closed book exam two 8.5x11 sheets of notes ok
Note: Avogadros number NA = 6.02x1023 mol-
Physics 5D
Homework Set #2
Fall 2013
SOLUTIONS
Problems:
1. Giancoli, Chapter 18, problem 10.
The rms speed is given by Eq. 18-5, vrms =
3kT m . The temperature can be found from the
ideal gas law, PV
Physics 5D - Homework 8
Due: December 7
1) A gamma-ray photon changes into a proton-antiproton pair. Ignoring momentum
conservation, what must have been the wavelength
Physics 5D Introduction to Physics IV, Fall 2017
Instructor: Tesla Jeltema
Office: ISB 305
Email: [email protected]
Class time: TuTh 11:40-1:15, Thimann 3
Class website: We will use Canvas. The site is h
Physics 5D - Homework 6
Due: November 16
1) In September 2015, LIGO detected gravitational waves from the merger of a ~36
solar mass black hole with a ~29 solar m
Physics 5D - Homework 7
Due: November 30
1) For small z, ez is approximately 1+z. Use this to show that Planck's spectral energy
density (Equation 3-1) agrees with the result of classical wa
Physics 5D - Homework 3
Due: October 19
1) An concert hall with a volume of 22,000 m3 is filled with 1800 people. If there
were no ventilation, how much would the
Physics 5D - Homework 4
Due: November 2
1) (a) Suppose you have four coins, all with tails up. You now rearrange them so two are
heads and two tails are up. What
Physics 5D - Homework 2
Due: October 12
1) Giancoli 18.21
2) Giancoli, 18.35
3) Air that is at its dew point of 5 0C is drawn into a house where the temper
Physics 5D - Homework 5
Due: November 9
1) Anna and Bob are both born just as Anna's spaceship passes Earth at 0.9c. According to
Bob on Earth, Planet Z is a fixe
Physics 5D Introduction to Physics IV, Fall 2016
Instructor: Tesla Jeltema
Office: ISB 305
Email: [email protected]
Class time: MWF 12:00-1:05, Thimann 3
Class website: We will use Canvas. The site is ht