Posts by Erica--help!
Total # Posts: 6
Resonance of sound waves can be produced within an aluminum rod by holding the rod at its midpoint and stroking it with an alcohol-saturated paper towel. In this resonance mode, the middle of the rod is a node while the ends are antinodes; no other nodes or antinodes are ...
December 6, 2010
A Styrofoam box has a surface area of 0.75 m2 and a wall thickness of 2.0 cm. The temperature of the inner surface is 5.0°C, and the outside temperature is 24°C. If it takes 7.6 h for 5.0 kg of ice to melt in the container, determine the thermal conductivity of the ...
November 9, 2010
The average human has a density of 940 kg/m3 after inhaling and 1028 kg/m3 after exhaling. (a) Without making any swimming movements, what percentage of the human body would be above the surface in the Dead Sea (a lake with a water density of about 1230 kg/m3) in each of these...
November 1, 2010
When you suddenly stand up after lying down for a while, your body may not compensate quickly enough for the pressure changes and you might feel dizzy for a moment. (a) If the gauge pressure of the blood at your heart is 15.61 kPa and your body doesn't compensate, what ...
October 28, 2010