Saturday
May 25, 2013

# Posts by COFFEE

Total # Posts: 127

Math/Calculus
Integrate: (2x^2+5)/((x^2+1)(x^2+4)) I came up with: (tan^-1)(x)-(1/2)((tan^-1)(2/x)) but it keeps coming back the wrong answer even though I integrated correctly. Is there a way to simplify this answer, and if so, how? Your answer is correct, but I think you are supposed to s...

physics - doppler effect
Two identical tuning forks can oscillate at 329.6 Hz. A person is located somewhere on the line between them. The speed of sound in the air is 343 m/s. Calculate the beat frequency as measured by this individual under the following conditions. (a) the listener is standing stil...

physics - sound level
For two sounds whose sound levels differ by 69 dB, find the ratios (greater value / smaller value) of the following values. (a) the intensities Intensity Final/Intensity Initial = log^-1 (69 / 10) = 7.9x10^6 (b) the pressure amplitudes (c) the particle displacement amplitudes ...

physics - sound level
The source of a sound wave has a power of 2.50 µW. Assume it is a point source. (a) What is the intensity 6.70 m away? I used I = Power / 4*pi*r^2 and found I to be 4.43x10^-9 W/m^2 (b) What is the sound level at that distance? Sound level = 10 dB*log [(Intensity)/(Inten...

physics - waves
Two sinusoidal waves, identical except for phase, travel in the same direction along a string producing a net wave y'(x, t) = (1.5 mm) sin(29x - 4.0t + 0.960 rad), with x in meters and t in seconds. (a) What is the wavelength of the two waves? I found the wavelength to be ...

physics - SHM
Calculate the speed of the pulse from the following: y(x,t) = 2/((x - 3t)^2 + 1) Well the speed of the pulse is given by: y(x,t) = f (x - vt) for a pulse traveling to the right and y(x,t) = f (x + vt) for a pulse traveling to the left but in this case the function is (x - 3t)^...

physics - SHM
Two sinusoidal waves with identical wavelengths and amplitudes travel in opposite directions along a string with a speed of 11 cm/s. If the time interval between instants when the string is flat is 0.33 s, what is the wavelength of the waves? wavelength = (wave speed) / (frequ...

physics
The angle of the pendulum is given by θ = θmcos(ωt + φ), where ω = 3.24 rad/s. If at t = 0, θ = 1 rad and dθ/dt = -0.9 rad/s, what are φ and θm? So if I substitute in omega and t=0 I have θ = θmcos(φ). How do I solve ...

Physics check
A performer, seated on a trapeze, is swinging back and forth with a period of 9.55 s. If she stands up, thus raising the center of mass of the trapeze + performer system by 20.0 cm, what will be the new period of the system? Treat trapeze + performer as a simple pendulum. (a) ...

Physics - Pendulums
A uniform circular disk whose radius R is 32.0 cm is suspended as a physical pendulum from a point on its rim. (a) What is its period of oscillation? __ s (b) At what radial distance r < R is there a point of suspension that gives the same period? __ cm in the book.. it giv...

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