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August 28, 2014

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Total # Posts: 6

physics
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

physics
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

physics
How much energy is required to change a 40 g ice cube from ice at -40°C to steam at 100°C?
November 8, 2010

physics
An aluminum rod is 21.5 cm long at 20°C and has a mass of 350 g. If 12500 J of energy is added to the rod by heat, what is the change in length of the rod?
November 8, 2010

physics
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

physics
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

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