Formulas for Final Exam Physics 6A
!
!
!
!
mv 2
F = ma
FK = ! K N
Fcp =
Fe = !kx
r
!
! dP
!
!
F=
P = mv
dt
mv 2
kx 2
I! 2
EK =
EP = mgh
E pe =
Erot =
2
2
2
! !
! !
W = F "r
or
W = # F " r " dr
! !
! !
A " B = A " B " cos!
A $ B = A " B " sin !
Physics 6A - Homework 6
Due: February 20
1) You work for a toy company, and youre designing a spring launched model
rocket. The launching apparatus has room for a spring that can be compressed 14
cm, and the r
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Exercise 2.20
The position of the front bumper of a test car under microprocessor control is given by
.
Part A
Find its position at the first instant when the car has zero velocity.
ANSWER:
= 2.17
Correct
Part B
Fin
M o tio n an d Ve cto r s
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T ossing Balls off a Cliff
Le a rning Goa l:
To c larify the dis tinc tion between s peed and velo
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Going for a Drive
Learning Goal: To gain a qualitative understanding of kinematics and how the qualitative nature of position and
velocity versus time graphs relates to the equations of kinematics.
In this problem,
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Newton' s Laws, Wor k, Kinetic Ener g y
Ne wto n 's Laws, Wo r k, Kin e tic En e r g y
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Friction in a Bone Joint
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Problem 3.73
In a Fourth of July celebration, a firecracker is launched from ground level with an initial velocity of 25.9
at 36.9 from the vertical. At its maximum height it explodes in a starburst into many fragme
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Projectile Motion Tutorial
Learning Goal: Understand how to apply the equations for 1-dimensional motion to the
y and x directions separately in order to derive standard formulae for the range and height
of a projec
Ne wto n 's Laws, Wo r k, Kin e tic En e r g y
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Friction in a Bone Joint Vector Drawing
The lubric ation of bone joints is
Statics an d Oscillatio n s
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Forces on a Bridge
A bridge, c ons truc ted of 11 beams of equal length and negligible
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Rotational M otion
Ro tatio n al M o tio n
Due : 12:00pm on Monda y, Nove m be r 25, 2013
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Angular Motion with Constant Acceleration
Le a rning Goa l:
To unders
Two -d ime n sio n al M o tio n an d Ne wto n 's Laws
Due : 12:00pm on Frida y, Octobe r 18, 2013
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An Object Accelerating on a Ramp
Le a rning Goa l:
Unders tand that th
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Introduction to Collisions
Learning Goal: To understand how to find the velocities of particles after a collision.
There are two main types of collisions that you will study: elastic and perfectly inelastic. In
an e
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Cross Section for Asteroid Impact
In this problem, you will estimate the cross section for an earth-asteroid collision. In all that
follows, assume that the earth is fixed in space and that the radius of the asteroi
Physics 6A, Homework 4
Alice Durand
October 18, 2013
1. Draw a free body diagram for:
(a) A rhinoceros humanely tied to a rope and lifted up by a helicopter. Include air
resistance.
(b) A baby panda going down a slide. Include friction.
(c) A bucket suspe
Physics 6A, Winter 2014
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Physics 6A - Homework 4
Due: February 6
1) Riders on the Great American Revolution loop-the-loop roller coaster wear
seatbelts as the roller coaster negotiates its 6.3-m-radius loop at 9.7 m/s. (a) At the
top o
PHYSICS 6A-02
Fall 2013
SAMPLE FINAL EXAM
1. A block of mass 2.00 kg is carefully placed on an inclined plane as shown below.
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a. Draw a free body diagram of the block showing all of the forces acting on it.
b. What is the minimum coefficient of static
Physics 6A - Homework 5
Due: February 14
1) You do 2.2 kJ of work pushing a 78 kg trunk at constant speed 3.1 m along a ramp
inclined upward at 22. (a) Whats the frictional coefficient between trunk and
Physics 6A, homework 2
Alice Durand
October 4, 2013
1. (a) Find the components Ax and Ay of A. Write A in terms of its components and
unit vectors. What is the magnitude of A? What is the angle between A and
the x-axis (ie, the direction of A)?
(b) Find t
Syllabus
Physics 6A, UCSC, Fall 2009
Phys 6A, UC Santa Cruz, Fall 2009
Introduction to Physics I
Physics 6 is taught over three quarters, and Physics 6A is the first installment. In this course, we learn
basic concepts of classical mechanics, as establish
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Contact Information:
Instructor: Adriane Steinacker
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Office: ISB157
Office hours: Please note that in order to serve a larger number of students than is
possible by holding conventio
LECTURE XVIII
Rotational Motion (cont.)
18.1. N OTE . Di in terms of ri and (optional)
Note that, different from the textbook, I use the notation Di or D instead of ri or r. This
is so that Di or D is not misunderstood as |ri | or |r |. If not, then, what
LECTURE XXI
Simple Harmonic Motion
This lecture will deal mainly with the simple harmonic motion (SHM), whose importance
in physics cannot be over-emphasized. It is also a quite sweet-sounding subject it
is simple and harmonic! Indeed, the SHM is simple (