||At what time would the car be moving with the
||At what time would the car be farthest from its
original starting position?
||Given 4 identical resistors of resistance R,
which of the following circuits would have an equivalent resistance of 4/3 R?
||An Olympic ice skater starts a slow spin on her
ice skates. As she brings her arm and free leg closer to her axis of rotation, she spins
faster. Which of the following statements must he true?
momentum remains constant but angular kinetic energy increases.
increases but angular kinetic energy remains the same.
momentum and angular kinetic energy increase.
momentum and angular kinetic energy remain the same.
Any of the above
might he true depending on the type of spin.
||An object originally traveling at a velocity, vo,
is accelerated to a velocity, v, in a time, t, by a
constant force, F. What would be the mass of the object?
||A frictionless air puck of mass m is placed on a
plane surface inclined at an angle of 60o with respect to the horizontal. A
string of length l is attached to
the puck at one end and the upper edge of the inclined plane at the other to constrain the
movement of the puck.
What would be the magnitude of the normal force from the plane acting on
||If the puck was set into a back and forth
pendulum motion as indicated by the dotted line, what would be the period of the motion?
||How much heat is lost by a lake with a mass of 1.0
x 1010 kg when it is cooled from a summer temperature of 25 oC to 5
oC in the winter. Assume the specific heat of water is 4180 J / kg Co.
x 107 Joules
x 1014 Joules
x 1014 Joules
x 1015 Joules
||If an ideal Carnot heat engine with an
efficiency of 30% absorbs heat from a reservoir at 727 oC, what must be the
exhaust temperature of the engine?
||An arrow is to be propelled by a simple bow. If
the arrow were given a velocity v by a certain displacement d,
what would be the arrow's velocity with a displacement of 3d? Assume the
magnitude of the force the bow exerts on the arrow is proportional to the arrow
||Light with an argle of incidence of 57o
in air is completely polarized when it reflects off a sheet of plate glass. What is the
index of refraction of the glass?
||The circuit diagramed below is setup to measure
the resistance R. The voltmeter has an internal resistance of 100 k and the ammeter has an internal resistance of 0.10 .
If the true value of R is 10 k,
what is the percent error in the calculated resistance found by dividing the reading on
the voltmeter by the reading on the ammeter?
||A block is sliding frictionlessly up a plane
inclined at an angle of 45o to the horizontal.
If at a given time the block's velocity is +25 m/s in the upward
direction what is the velocity of the block 4.0 seconds later?
||Three blocks (m1, m2 &
m2) are slid at constant velocity across a rough surface as shown below.
The coefficient of kinetic friction between each block and the surface
is m. What would be the force of m1 on m2?
||A wheel starts from rest and angularly
accelerates with a constant angular acceleration. After a time t, the
wheel completes its first revolution, about how long will it take to complete its second
||If projectile is fired vertically upward from
the surface of Mercury (gMercury = 3.75 m/s2), what
would be the required initial velocity if the projectile is to rise to a maximum height of
||The next TWO problems refer to the situation
shown in the accompanying diagram. Two 5 kg masses are attached to opposite ends of a long
massless cord which passes tautly over a massless frictionless pulley. The upper mass is
inltiaily held at rest on a table 50 cm from the pulley. The coefficient of kinetic
friction between this mass and the table is 0.20.
When the system is released, its resulting acceleration is closest to
which of ihe following?
||When the hanging mass has fallen a distance of
30 cm, how much work has been done by the frictional force?
||A student makes a tone by blowing across one end
of a tube 0.5 m long that is open at both ends. If the speed of sound is
342 rn/s, what will be the frequency of the fundamental note produced?
||What would be the equivalent capacitance of the
circuit shown if each capacitor has a capacitance of C?