UIC PHYSICS 105 Fall 2014 Practice Final Exam
UIC Physics 105
Practice Final Exam
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SP1. A 4 kg object is held stationary against the end of a horizon- initial Situation
tal spring that is compressed by 2 m. The spring has a stiffness k = 10 nim
("k") of 10 N/m. The object is then released and as a re
SP16. A block oscillating on a spring has an amplitude of 20 cm. What will be the amplitude if
the maximum kinetic energy is doubled?
SP17. A wave pulse travels along a string at a speed of 200 cm/s. What will the speed be if:
(a) The strings tension is d
Practice Problems for Final Exam
Due to requests for additional practice problems to help in preparing for the final
exam, please find below a series of practice problems for the final exam.
Please note that the actual final exam w
Mass vs. Gravity Lab
The experiment will tell us the effect of the mass of an object on the force of gravity.
The mass of an object will have an effect on the force of gravity.
Two rulers (each 1 m
y(x, t) = A cos (TX + 4.0m)
The equation of a transverse wave traveling along a very long string is given by
where x and y are expressed in meters and t is in seconds. "'*~ ~ - _
(a) In what direction is the wave traveling?
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LPl. A block of weight 4.5 N is launched up an incline and on M = Hf?
to a platform at a height of h = 2.0 m by a spring with Spring a 8N 1,
constant k = 2000 N/m. 5
k . .
(a) If the spring is initially compressed by an amount d = 0.10 Ewa- - M!
UIC PHYSICS 105 Fall 2014 Self-Study Problems #05
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
MCQ1: A force F acts on mass m1 giving acceleration a1. The same force acts on a different mass m2 giving
acceleration a2 = 2a1. If m1 and m2 are glued togethe
UIC PHYSICS 105 Fall 2014 Self-Study Problems #06
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
MCQ1: A steel ball is attached to a string and is swung in a horizontal circular path as
illustrated in the figure to the right. At point P , the string sudden
UIC PHYSICS 105 Fall 2014 Self-Study Problems #08
MCQ1: A meter stick on a horizontal frictionless table top is pivoted at the 80-cm
mark. A force is applied perpendicularly to the end of the stick at 0 cm, as shown
in the figure to th
UIC PHYSICS 105 Fall 2014 Self-Study Problems #10
MCQ1: An automobile moving at 20 m/s has the brakes applied, producing a net force of 8.0 kN. If the car travels
35 m before it stops, what is the mass of the automobile?
(A) 1000 kg An
UIC PHYSICS 105 Fall 2014 Self-Study Problems #07
MCQ1: A wheel rotating about a fixed axis has an angular position given by
measured in radians and t in seconds. The angular acceleration of the wheel is
(A) +1.0 rad/s2
0.22 = 0.4 rad
UIC PHYSICS 105 Fall 2014 Self-Study Problems #09
MCQ1: If two balls, each of mass 0.06 kg, moving in opposite directions with speed 4 m/s, collide and rebound
with the same speed, then the impulse imparted to each ball due to other is
UIC PHYSICS 105 Fall 2014 Self-Study Problems #15
MCQ1: What is the hydrostatic (or gauge) pressure on an object submerged in water at a depth of 15 m at or near
1.47 10 Pa
(A) 1.01 10 Pa
(B) 1.47 10 Pa
UIC PHYSICS 105 Fall 2014 Self-Study Problems 13
MCQ1: The transverse wave shown is traveling from left to right in a
medium as shown to the right. The direction of the instantaneous velocity
of the medium at point P is
UIC PHYSICS 105 Fall 2014 Self-Study Problems Set #12
MCQ1: The position of a mass that is oscillating on a spring is given by x = (12.3 cm) cos[(1.26 s-1)t]. What is
the acceleration of the mass when t = 0.825 s?
(A) 10.1 cm/s2
UIC PHYSICS 105 Fall 2014 Self-Study Problems 14
MCQ1: Two 340 Hz sound sources facing each other produce sound waves which travel at 340 m/s towards each
other. As a result a standing wave is produced between the sources. A person sta