Physics 101 - Sample Exam
Problem 1
Two external forces act on a rod at points A and B. A 10.0 N vertical force acts
up on A and a 30.0 N vertical force acts down on B. O is the location of the rods
center of mass. The distances are OA = 1.00 m and OB = 0
McGill University
PHYS 101
(Introduction to Mechanics for the Life Sciences)
FINAL EXAM
December 19, 2011
2:00 PM 5:00 PM
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Examiner: K.J. Ragan
Associate Examiner: J. Crawford
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Student name:
ID:
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The exam comprises two parts on seven pages (i
Physics 101 Lab Contact information
If you need to permanently switch lab sections due to a conflict that you cannot resolve on Minerva,
please fill in the form at http:/www.physics.mcgill.ca/~schmidtb/101-perm-switch.html by Sept. 17.
If you need to miss
PHYS 101 Tutorial - Week 13
Last week: Optics, lenses and mirrors
This tutorial: Resolution, interference, diffraction
Problems from Giancoli 6th - 7th Ed [Solutions for values in 6th Ed]
24.4 24.9 Interference separation for a He-Ne laser
[ 3.9 cm ]
24.1
Physics 101 - Module 7
Momentum & Collisions
Giancoli Chapter 7. Summary:
- Momentum: p = mv
- momentum vs energy: similar, yet different
- Newtons second law in terms of momentum
- Conservation of momentum in isolated systems
- Collisions
- Impulse
Ft (=
McGill University
PHYS 101
(Introduction to Mechanics for the Life Sciences)
FINAL EXAM SOLUTIONS
2006 PHYS 101 Final exam
Examiner: K.J. Ragan
x6518
Short answer questions (answer all): you should not need to do any calculations
for these questions, and
PHYS 101 MIDTERM
October 19th, 2005
The exam comprises two parts: 5 short answer questions, and 4 problems. A formula sheet is attached to the back of the exam. Simple non-graphing calculators are allowed. Answer all the short answer questions with
McGill University
PHYS 101
(Introduction to Mechanics for the Life Sciences)
FINAL EXAM
December 13, 2010
9:00 AM noon
x6518
Examiner: K.J. Ragan
Associate Examiner: J. Crawford
x7029
_
Student name:
ID:
_
The exam comprises two parts on six pages (includ
McGill University
PHYS 101
(Introduction to Mechanics for the Life Sciences)
FINAL EXAM
December 19, 2011
2:00 PM 5:00 PM
x6518
Examiner: K.J. Ragan
Associate Examiner: J. Crawford
x7029
_
Student name:
ID:
_
The exam comprises two parts on seven pages (i
PHYS 101 2015
Final Review Session
Pre-lecture Slides
(C) K. Ragan PHYS 101 2015 not for commercial use
Kinematics Short Problem
A projectile is launched over horizontal at an angle between
(but excluding) 0 and 90.
a. Is there any point on the trajectory
McGill University Physics 101
(Mechanics for the Life Sciences)
Fall 2014 Session General Course Information
Welcome to PHYS 101, a course of study in mechanics and waves (including optics)
primarily for students intending to pursue the life sciences.
The
Physics 101
Module 10: Sound
Brief review of waves:
wave equation:
v = f
superposition of waves; standing waves
wave phenomena:
waves on strings:
reflection:
refraction:
L = n (/2)
f = n v/2L
PHYS 101 - Module 10
incident = reflected
sin(i)/sin(refracted)
PHYS 101 Midterm information 2014
Time: Thursday, October 16th, 6 PM to 8 PM
Location - according to first letters of last name:
A-B
C-J
K-Li
Lo-St
Su-Z
Otto Maass 10
Stewart Bio S1/4
Leacock 26
Adams Auditorium
Otto Maass 112
Material covered: Chapters 1
PHYS 101 Formulae
Vectors are in bold
General equations and constants:
Solution to quadratic:
Sum of vectors:
Acceleration due to gravity:
Gravitational constant:
Mass of the Earth :
Speed of sound in air at sea level:
Motion at constant a:
Range equation
Physics 101 Module 2:
Vectors & Reference Frames
Kinematics in 2- and 3-dimensions will require us to work
with vectors.
A vector is simply an array of numbers. Just as youre used
to specifying a position (or displacement!):
x=5, y=10
as
(5, 10)
vector no
Physics 101 - Midterm review session
Friday, October 14th, 2016
Structure: conceptual questions and problems from real exams,
then open session with your questions.
PHYS 101 - Review: Ch. 1 to 5
1
Which of the following is the correct v-vs-t graph for a d
Physics 101 - Midterm review Chapters 1-5
PHYS 101 - Review: Ch. 1 to 5
1
First, choose a team
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
The Inclined Plains
The Figue Newtons
The Inertially Challenged
The Big-Gs
The g-wizzes
Nota (NoneOfTheAbove) Bene
207
126
110
56
1.
2.
PHYS 1
Physics 101 Module 5
Uniform Circular Motion and Gravitation
In this lecture (Giancoli Chapter 5):
- Uniform circular motion
Constant speed, circular path
Acceleration v2/r toward centre
- Centripetal vs. centrifugal
- Cornering in vehicles and the role o
PHYS 101 Formulae
Vectors are in bold
General equations and constants:
Solution to quadratic:
Sum of vectors:
Acceleration due to gravity:
Gravitational constant:
Mass of the Earth :
Moment of inertia of a point mass:
Moment of inertia of a sphere:
Speed
3.1 Position, velocity, acceleration
3 KINEMATICS
Example 1:
Solution:
A cars speedometer can only measure speed. The speedometer does not give any information about the direction that the car is moving in, so it does not measure velocity.
c Prep101
22
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2.1 Quadratic equations
2 MATH REVIEW
Example 1:
Solve the following equation for t. What does the solution represent?
(0.5)(9.8)t2
3 = 10t
Solution:
Compare this equation to the general form of the quadratic equation:
ax2 + bx + c = 0
Rewrite the given e
Physics 101 Module 4 II
Dynamics (cont)
In this lecture (Giancoli Chapter 4, continued):
- Contact forces:
can change quickly, usually normal to surface
- Reaction forces:
act on different bodies
- Free-body diagrams:
the way to start most force problems!
Phys 101 Material covered
Upon completing this course, you should be familiar with the following
concepts and have mastered the skills listed:
Module 0: Models, Measurement, Units, Orders of magnitude
Concepts: simplification of real-world problems; appro
PHYSICS 101
Mechanics & Waves for the Life Sciences
Introduction to the Laboratories
McGill University
Department of Physics
Fall 2014
2
Contents
General Introduction
v
Experiment #1 The Pendulum
1
Experiment #2 Free Fall
5
Experiment #3 Conservation of L
LECTURE 10- Growth, development, reproduction, responses to environmental stress
Growth
Irreversible quantitative increase
In height, volume, weight, # of population
Development
Qualitative changes in body structure or fnc
Of organs
Achieving final s