Fall 2015 PHY 4604 Homework # 1 Due Wednesday August 26
On all homework assignments in this class, show your work and explain
your reasoning! We will be grading for clarity of explanation as much as
for correctness of the nal answer. HW#1 is a review of m

Homework 1
PHY3513
Thermal and Statistical Physics
Due Friday, September 11, 2015
1. Determine the quantity kB T at room temperature, T = 293 K. Compute your
answer in both Joules and eV. Would you expect hydrogen atoms to be ionized at
this temperature?

Homework 2
PHY3513
Thermal and Statistical Physics
Due Friday, September 18, 2015
1. For this problem, refer to the diagram of the Carnot cycle on slide 8 of the Chapter
13 lecture. Recall that we said in lecture that dW and dQ were inexact dierentials
(w

Homework 3
PHY 3513
Thermal and Statistical Physics
Due Monday, October 5, 2015
1. Usually entropy S is written as a function of energy U and volume V , hence
S(U, V ). Recall the dierential expression dU ,
dU = T dS pdV
Rewrite this and obtain an express

PHY 3513 Midterm Practice
Section I: Multiple choice. Please mark your answers on a pink scantron sheet.
1. Real, non-ideal heat engines will be less efficient than an ideal Carnot heat
engine because,
a) At

Intermediate Physics Lab, Homework #2
Fall 2015, (Due Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015)
1. In both e/m and ESR experiments, we use two coils in a specific
configuration to generate a uniform magnetic field near the center of this
configuration. They are called He

Intermediate Physics Lab, Homework 1
Fall 2015, (Due Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015)
(1) For a circle of radius r, we draw at random a cord AB. What is the
probability that the length of this cord is greater than the length 3r,
which is the side of an inscribed

Statistical Data Analysis in a Nutshell.
An Introductory Manual for Physical Science Students.
Christos Velissaris, Fall 2013
Experiments and Experimental Errors.
When we perform an experiment we aim either to measure the value of a Physical
Quantity (e.g

I N T E R M E D I AT E P H Y S I C S
LAB MANUAL
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
manuel morales
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Charge-To-Mass Ratio
1.1 Helmholtz Coil . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1.2 Experiment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Franck-Hertz Exper