PHY 171 Practice Test 1 Solutions
Q1:
Fall 2013
[4] Knowing that in the next expression a is acceleration, v is speed, x is position and t is time, from a
dimensional point of view, the equation a
a)
b)
c)
d)
vx t
is
t
incorrect
correct
The dimensional v
Chapter 4
Dynamics: Newtons Laws of Motion
That is, describing why objects move
Forces
Newtons 1st Law
Newtons 2nd Law
Newtons 3rd Law
Examples of Forces: Weight, Normal Force, Tension, Friction
Free-Body Diagrams
Forces
A force is the manifestatio
PHY 171 General Physics I Syllabus
Fall 2013
Dr. Mario Freamat, Culler Hall 219
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Class Meeting:
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Section A: MWF 8:30-9:45am
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Office hours: MW 11:15 12:15 pm, or by appointment
Chapter 5
Work and Energy
Work and Kinetic Energy
Work W in 1D Motion:
by a Constant Force
by a Varying Force
Kinetic Energy, KE: the Work-Energy Theorem
Mechanical Energy E and Its Conservation
Potential Energy
Gravitational Potential Energy, PEg
PHY 171 Test 1: Concept and Formula Sheet
NB: Do not write anything on this side of the formula sheet. Any extra information is to be added only on the other side of the
form, in the space specially assigned.
Systems of coordinates:
Cartesian:
Polar:
Rela
PHY 171 Practice Test 1
Fall 2013
The actual test contains 15 multiple choice questions and 2 problems. However, for extra exercise, this
practice test includes 16 questions and 3 problems.
Questions: Attention! Make sure that you justify your answers exp
PHY 171 Practice Test 2
Fall 2013
The actual test contains 15 multiple choice questions and 2 problems. However, for
extra exercise, this practice test includes 4 problems.
Questions: Attention! Make sure that you justify your answers explicitly on the sp
PHY 171 Test 2: Concept and Formula Sheet
NB: Do not write anything on this side of the formula sheet. Any extra information is to be added only on the other side of the
form, in the space specially assigned.
Newtons Laws of Motion:
Fnet Fi
Net force:
i
2
Chapter 3
Vectors and Two Dimensional Motion
That is, describing how objects
move in a plane
Vectors
Operations with Vectors Graphical Method
Operations with Vectors Component Method
Two Dimensional Motion
Application: Projectile Motion
Vectors Prope
Chapter 2
Kinematics in One Dimension
That is, describing how objects
move along a straight line
Kinematic Quantities in 1D:
Position and Displacement
Velocity and Graphical Interpretation
Acceleration and Graphical Interpretation
An Example of Kinem
Chapter 1
Introduction
What is Physics?
Physical Quantities, Units and Unit Standards
Dimensions and Dimensional Analysis
Measurement and Uncertainty; Significant Figures
Coordinate Systems
Solving Physics Problems
What is Physics? Branches of Class
CHAPTER 16
Principle of superposition:
When two or more waves are simultaneously present at a single point in space, the
displacement of the medium at that point is the sum of the displacements due to each
individual wave. Two waves overlapping.
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