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###### Mastering Physics 2

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Course PHYSICS260 Assignment 2 Due at 11:00pm on Wednesday, February 13, 2008 Relating Pressure and Height in a Container Description: Walks the student through a derivation of the law relating height and pressure in a container by analyzing the for

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And now to figure out you also need to use the initial velocity. v(t=0) = vi which gives: -B*(k/m)*sin()=vi=-0.1m/s, which helps give the correct value of the angle . Problem4(20pts) (5 points each subpart) A string is fixed at one end to a wall and the o

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PHYS 260 Fall 2009 Gupta First Midterm (Oscillations and Waves) 75 minutes 100 points (total) Answer all questions on these sheets. Please write clearly and neatly; we can only give you credit for what we can read. We need your name and section number on

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PHYS 260 Fall 2009 Gupta Second Midterm (Ideal Fluids, Ideal Gases, Thermodynamics) 75 minutes 100 points (total) Answer all questions on these sheets. Please write clearly and neatly; we can only give you credit for what we can read. We need your name an

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NAME:_ Physics 260 - Spring 2009 - SAMPLE Midterm 1 Professor Wellstood Instructions Check that you have five pages, including this cover page. Write your name on each page of the exam. Write Clearly. Do this now. Sign the Academic Integrity Pledge: I und

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NAME:_ Physics 260 - Spring 2009 Sample Midterm 3 Professor Wellstood - May 1, 2009 Instructions Check that you have five pages, including this cover page. Write your name on each page of the exam. Write Clearly. Do this now. Sign the Academic Integrity P

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/ Physics 260 Fall 2008 Instructor R. Ellis Exam #2 -1:50 Minute Time Limit Single 8W' x 11" crib sheet allowed (no exceptions). Put all answers on answer sheet Show work on problems; unsupported answers will be penalized. Be sure to show equations you ar

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Course: Physics For Engineering II

x6-Physics Insert SINGLE PGS 3/21/01 3:24 AM Page 2 TABLE OF INFORMATION FOR 2002 CONSTANTS AND CONVERSION FACTORS UNITS PREFIXES = 1.66 10 -27 kg 1u Name Symbol = 931 MeV/c 2 1 unified atomic mass unit, meter Proton mass, m p = 1.67 10 27 kg kilogram Neu

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###### DifferentialEquations

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PHYS260 Secs 0201-0205: Lecture 01: 09/03/08 W. T. Hill, III Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742 Solving the equation of motion for the simple harmonic oscillator. This may be a bit beyond the mathematics you have h

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Problem 1 0.1 kg of ice at ice at 200C is dropped into 1 kg of water at 100C. (a) What is the final temperature of the system? (b) When the system reaches equilibrium how many kg of water and how many kg of ice are present? The specific heat of water is 4

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Physics 260 Fall 2012 Professor Girvan Exam 3 Study Guide Description: This brief study guide contains a list of important topics and practice problems from the text. The exam will consist of 5 questions. There will be one question on each of the ve topic

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Oscilla'ons 9/2/09 ColdLiHeldinaMagnetoOp'calTrap FormingaRestoringForcewithke MolecularVibra'ons Ifthevibra'onistooviolent,systembreaks! ShockAbsorbersandDampedOscilla'on TacomaNarrowsBridge andDrivenOscilla'on

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###### PHYS260 Final

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Course: General Physics: Vibration, Waves, Heat, Electricity And Magnetism

CONTENT : CALORIMETRY (ice and water mixing) FIRST LAW (adiabatic process, monatomic ideal gas) STANDING WAVES (Fixed-ended taut string) COULOMB, ELECTRIC FIELD, ELECTRICAL POTENTIAL ENERGY CAPACITOR( E = sigma/(epsilon-zero) or E = VOLTAGE DIFFERENCE/d,

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6.1. Model: We will assume motion under constant-acceleration kinematics in a plane. Visualize: Instead of working with the components of position, velocity, and acceleration in the x and y directions, we will use the kinematic equations in vector f

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###### Lecture15

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Lecture 15 Chapter 1: Work, Heat and 1st Law of Thermodynamics today: work, heat as energy transfers between system and environment how state of system changes in response to work, heat (1st law of Thermodynamics: energy conservation) next lect

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Lecture 16 Temperature change: specific heat Phase change: heat of transformation Calorimetry: calculating heat exchanges Specific heats of gases adiabatic processes Thermal properties of matter (I) Joule: heat and work are energy transferred;

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Lecture 14 Ideal gas model Ideal gas law Quasi-static processes: isochoric, isobaric and isothermal + interference problem Ideal gas model (contd.) static atoms (come out of hole uniformly) or random.? measure speeds in a molecular beam : velo

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###### Lecture24

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Lecture 24 Charges at microscopic level understand insulators, conductors. Quantify force: Coulomb's law Charge at microscopic level I 2 types of charges behave like positive and negative numbers, e.g. metal sphere is neutral after receivi

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###### Lecture6

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Lecture 5 (Feb. 6) Pressure in liquids and gases Measuring and using pressure Archimedes' principle (float or sink?) master formula Pressure p= F A (SI units: 1 N/m2 1 P a) Measuring device: fluid pushes against (like tension in string) "spr

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###### Lecture21

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Lecture 21 heat engines and refrigerators using ideal gas as working substance Brayton cycle Ideal gas Heat Engines closed cycle trajectory: clockwise for Wout > 0 Wout = Wexpand - |Wcompress | = area inside closed curve Ideal gas summary I

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###### Lecture12

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Lecture 12 Beats: interference of slightly different frequencies Introduction to thermodynamics superposition of waves of slightly different f Beats (so far, same f): e.g. 2 tones with f 1 Hz single tone with intensity modulated: loud-soft-lo

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###### Lecture18

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Lecture 18 relate T to kinetic energy of molecules predict molar specific heats of solids and gases average translational kinetic energy of molecule (E is energy of system) 1 2m Temperature ( )avg = v 2 avg = 1 2 mvrms 2 2 Using p = 2 N

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###### Lecture20

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Lecture 20 This week (chapter 19: Heat Engines and Refrigerators) physical principles for all heat engines (transform heat energy into work) and refrigerators (uses work to move heat from cold to hot) 2nd law: limit on efficiency (Carnot cycle)

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###### Lecture9

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Course: General Physics: Vibration, Waves, Heat, Electricity And Magnetism

Lecture 9 Power and Intensity Doppler effect for (i) mechanical waves e.g. sound (ii) EM waves Power is rate of transfer of energy by wave Brightness/loudness depends also on area receiving power: Power and Intensity intensity, I = P = power-

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###### Lecture17

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Lecture 17 understand macroscopic properties (steady, predictable) such as p, heat transfer in terms of microscopic (random motion of molecules): connection between T and average translational kinetic energy of molecules gases predict molar specif

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###### Lecture5

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Course: General Physics: Vibration, Waves, Heat, Electricity And Magnetism

Lecture 5 (Feb. 6) Pressure in liquids and gases Measuring and using pressure Archimedes' principle (float or sink?) master formula Pressure p= F A (SI units: 1 N/m2 1 P a) Measuring device: fluid pushes against (like tension in string) "spr

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2.1. Solve: Model: The car is represented by the particle model as a dot. (a) Time t (s) Position x (m) 0 1200 1 975 2 825 3 750 4 700 5 650 6 600 7 500 8 300 9 0 (b) 2.2. Solve: Diagram (a) (b) (c) Position Negative Negative Positive Velocity

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3.1. Solve: (a) If one component of the vector is zero, then the other component must not be zero (unless the whole vector is zero). Thus the magnitude of the vector will be the value of the other component. For example, if Ax = 0 m and Ay = 5 m, the

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4.1. Solve: A force is basically a push or a pull on an object. There are five basic characteristics of forces. (i) A force has an agent that is the direct and immediate source of the push or pull. (ii) Most forces are contact forces that occur at a

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5.1. Model: We can assume that the ring is a single massless particle in static equilibrium. Visualize: Solve: Written in component form, Newton's first law is ( Fnet ) x = Fx = T1x + T2 x + T3 x = 0 N T1 x = - T1 T1y = 0 N Using Newton's first l

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###### Mastering Physics 5

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Course PHYSICS260 Assignment 5 Consider ten grams of nitrogen gas at an initial pressure of 6.0 atm and at room temperature. It undergoes an isobaric expansion resulting in a quadrupling of its volume. (i) After this expansion, what is the gas volume

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###### Mastering Physics 1

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Good Vibes: Introduction to Oscillations Description: Several conceptual and qualitative questions related to main characteristics of simple harmonic motion: amplitude, displacement, period, frequency, angular frequency, etc. Both graphs and equation

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Course PHYSICS260 Assignment 3 Due at 11:00pm on Wednesday, February 20, 2008 Standard Expression for a Traveling Wave Description: Identify independant variables and parameters in the standard travelling wave; find phase, wavelength, period, and ve

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Course PHYSICS260 Assignment 4 Due at 11:00pm on Wednesday, February 27, 2008 A Simple Introduction to Interference Description: Interference is discussed for pulses on strings and then for sinusoidal waves. Learning Goal: To understand the basic pr

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Course PHYSICS260 Assignment 4 Due at 11:00pm on Wednesday, February 27, 2008 A Simple Introduction to Interference Description: Interference is discussed for pulses on strings and then for sinusoidal waves. Learning Goal: To understand the basic pr

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Course PHYSICS260 Assignment 5 Consider ten grams of nitrogen gas at an initial pressure of 6.0 atm and at room temperature. It undergoes an isobaric expansion resulting in a quadrupling of its volume. (i) After this expansion, what is the gas volume

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###### Lecture19

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Lecture 19 Interaction of 2 systems at different temperatures Irreversible processes: 2nd Law of Thermodynamics Thermal interactions T's change via collisions at boundary (not mechanical interaction) elastic collision (total energy conserved)

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Lecture 8 Sinusoidal waves Wave speed on a string 2D/3D waves Sound and Light Sinusoidal waves (graphical) generated by source in SHM snapshot and history graphs sinusoidal/periodic in space, time Wavelength (): spatial analog of T, distance

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Lecture 10 this week: superposition (combination of 2 or more waves) applications to lasers, musical instruments. today: basic principle standing waves (2 waves traveling in opposite direction) Principle of Superposition Two particles can't o

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###### Physicsformulasheet

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Double Fringes sin = for < 1 sin =m /d m= 1,2,3, y= Ltan y=m L/d (position of bright fringes) Relativity Proper length L= sqrt(1- ^2)l l Proper time t = /= sqrt(1- ^2) =1/sqrt(1 - u^2/c^2) p= mu spacetime interval s^2 = (c t)^2 ( x)^2 particle rest energy

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- - ,.".- Physics 260 - Fall 2008 Instructor R. Ellis Exam#1 1:50Minute TimeLimit Single crib sheet allowed (no exceptions). Put all answers on answer sheet. Show work on problems; unsupported answers will be penalized. Be sure to show equations you are u

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Lecture 22 Maximum efficiency for a perfectly reversible engine conditions for perfectly reversible engine efficiency for Carnot cycle What's most efficient heat engine/refrigerator operating between hot and cold reservoirs at temperatures TC

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Lecture 11: Interference superposition of waves in same direction graphical and mathematical phase and path-length difference application to thin films in 2/3 D standing waves: superposition of waves traveling in opposite direction (not a tra

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Lecture 23 limits on efficiency, calculate efficiency of Carnot cycle Electricity: chapters 25-31 Proof by Contradiction: I want to prove statement "A" is not true assume A is true, find a violation of basic law assumption is incorrect, A is

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Lecture 7 Traveling Waves (I) particles (localized, individual, discrete) and wave (collective, continuous): two fundamental models of physics This week: (single) traveling waves (go outward from source thru' medium), e.g. ripples on water, wave

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Lecture 13 Temperature scales, absolute zero Phase changes, equilibrium, diagram Ideal gas model temperature is related to system's thermal energy (kinetic and potential energy of atoms) Temperature measured by thermometer: small system under

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Lecture 6 2D/3D waves Sound and light Power and Intensity Doppler effect for (i) mechanical waves e.g. sound (ii) EM waves Example A 2.31 kg rope is stretched between supports 10.4 m apart. If one end of the rope is tweaked, how long will it ta

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Lecture 8: Interference superposition of waves in same direction graphical and mathematical phase and path-length difference application to thin lms in 2/3 D Beats: interference of slightly different frequencies Summary of traveling vs. standin

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Lecture19 This week: parallel-plate capacitor motion of charged particle and dipole in E chapter 28 (Gauss's Law) Parallel-Plate Capacitor 2 electrodes with charge Q separated by d < size of electrodes inside capacitor E = 0 outside capaci

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