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January 28, 2015

January 28, 2015

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**help me physics**

The femur is a bone in the leg whose minium cross-sectional area is about 3.60 E-4 m2. A compressional force in excess of 6.90 E4 N will fracture this bone. (a) Find the maximum stress that this bone can withstand. 1 N/m2 (b) What is the strain that exists under a maximum-...
*November 16, 2010 by william*

**Physics**

A femur is a bone in the leg whose minimum cross sectional area is about 4.0 x 10^-4 m^2. A compressional force in excess of 6.8 x 10^4 N will fracture this bone. A.) Find the maximum stress that this bone can withstand and B.) What is the strain that exists under a maximum ...
*February 23, 2013 by Lori*

** physics please help**

The femur is a bone in the leg whose minimum cross-sectional area is about 3.60 10-4 m2. A compressional force in excess of 6.90 104 N will fracture this bone. (a) Find the maximum stress that this bone can withstand. (b) What is the strain that exists under a maximum-stress ...
*November 14, 2010 by dan*

**physics help**

The femur is a bone in the leg whose minimum cross-sectional area is about 3.60 10-4 m2. A compressional force in excess of 6.90 104 N will fracture this bone. (a) Find the maximum stress that this bone can withstand. (b) What is the strain that exists under a maximum-stress ...
*November 16, 2010 by yoni*

**college physics**

From what maximum height can a 61 kg person jump without breaking the lower leg bone of either leg? Ignore air resistance and assume the CM of the person moves a distance of 0.65 m from the standing to the seated position (that is, in breaking the fall). Assume the breaking ...
*March 14, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics help please!!!**

From what maximum height can a 61 kg person jump without breaking the lower leg bone of either leg? Ignore air resistance and assume the CM of the person moves a distance of 0.65 m from the standing to the seated position (that is, in breaking the fall). Assume the breaking ...
*March 14, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A force compresses a bone by 0.10mm. A second bone has the same length but twice the cross-sectional area as the first. By how much would the same force compress the bone?
*December 9, 2012 by Caroline*

**Physic**

A 89.0 kg person stands on one leg and 90% of the weight is supported by the upper leg connecting the knee and hip joint-the femur. Assuming the femur is 0.640 m long and has a radius of 1.90 cm, by how much is the bone compressed?
*May 7, 2011 by Bret*

**Physics**

Consider a human femur of length L = 469 mm. Model the bone as a hollow cylinder, with inner radius Ra = 4.17 mm and outer radius Rb = 12.51 mm. If a 74 kg person's weight is supported by one leg, calculate the stress on the femur; express as percentage of the UCS. Ignore the ...
*October 24, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

If a compressive force of 3.2×104N is exerted on the end of a 16cm long bone of cross-sectional area 4.4cm2 , by how much does it shorten? Use Ebone=1.5×1010N/m2, tensile strength of bone = 1.3×108N/m2.
*April 10, 2014 by hayley*

**physics**

When a large bone such as the femur is broken, the two pieces are often pulled out of alignment by the complicated combination of tension and compression forces that arise from the muscles and tendons in the leg (see the Xray image in Figure P3.64A). To realign the bones and ...
*September 11, 2011 by Anon14*

**Physical Education **

Suppose that blood flows through the aorta with a speed of 0.35 m/s. The cross-sectional area of the aorta is 2.0x10-4 m2. (a) Find the volume flow rate of the blood (b) The aorta branches into tens of thousands of capillaries whose total cross-sectional area is about 0.28 m2...
*May 13, 2013 by Janaiby*

**Fluid Mechanics**

In a hydraulic system a 20.0-N force is applied to the small piston with cross sectional area 25.0 cm2. What weight can be lifted by the large piston with cross sectional area 50.0 cm2?
*October 29, 2014 by Justin*

**physics**

(a) Find the magnitude of the total force of the traction apparatus applied to the leg, assuming è = 31°, the weight of the leg is 21 N and the weight hanging from the traction apparatus, m, is also 21 N. 1 N (b) What is the horizontal component of the traction force acting on...
*June 6, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Hydraulic Physics**

In a hydraulic system a 20.0-N force is applied to the small piston with cross sectional area 25.0 cm2. What weight can be lifted by the large piston with cross sectional area 50.0 cm2? Would I need to divide both pistons areas then mutiply the force? and or have gravity in ...
*October 29, 2014 by Justin*

**physic**

Depending on how you fall, you can break a bone easily. The severity of the break depends on how much energy the bone absorbs in the accident, and to evaluate this let us treat the bone as an ideal spring. The maximum applied force of compression that one man’s thighbone can ...
*January 20, 2014 by nada*

**maths help**

Hi MY question is if a cylinder has a volume of 72cm cubed and a cross-sectional area of 18cm squared. Work out the height of the cylinder Can someone show me how we do it by the steps The volume of a cylinder is given by volume = (cross-sectional area) x height so height = ...
*April 23, 2007 by Ali*

**Physics**

The Russell Traction System To immobilize a fractured femur (the thigh bone), doctors often utilize the Russell traction system illustrated in the figure. Notice that one force is applied directly to the knee, F_1,while two other forces, F_2 and F_3 are applied to the foot. ...
*October 2, 2009 by Jenny*

**PHYS101**

For a system,the cylinder on the left,at L,has a mass of 600kg and a cross-sectional area of 800centi meter squad.The piston on the right,at S,has cross-sectional area 25centi meter squad abd negligible weight.If the apparatus is filled with oil(DENSITY=0.78grams/centi meter ...
*April 19, 2010 by KABELO*

**physics**

a wire whose cross-sectional area is 4mm^2 is stretched by 0.1 mm by a certain load.if a similar wire double the area of cross-section is under the same load,then then elongation would be ans: 1)0.05mm
*February 4, 2013 by kala*

**physics**

A venturi meter is a device for measuring the speed of a fluid within a pipe. The drawing shows a gas flowing at a speed v2 through a horizontal section of pipe whose cross-sectional area A2 = 0.0600 m2. The gas has a density of ñ = 1.30 kg/m3. The Venturi meter has a cross-...
*December 4, 2010 by student*

**physics**

A venturi meter is a device for measuring the speed of a fluid within a pipe. The drawing shows a gas flowing at a speed v2 through a horizontal section of pipe whose cross-sectional area A2 = 0.0900 m2. The gas has a density of ñ = 1.50 kg/m3. The Venturi meter has a cross-...
*December 6, 2010 by johnny*

**Cross-Sectional Area**

The cross-sectional area of a beam cut from a log with radius 1 foot is given by the function A(x) = 4x(sqrt{1 - x^2}), where x represents the length of half the base of the beam. Determine the cross-sectional area of the beam if the length of half the base of the beam is 1/3 ...
*February 22, 2008 by John*

**physics**

A green sedan weighing 25,000 Newtons is put on a lift supported by a piston with a cross sectional area of 0.1 square meters. What is the minimum force that must be exerted by the air compressor that pushes down on the oil in the reservoir of the lift system in order to lift...
*June 9, 2012 by LL*

**Physics**

A green sedan weighing 25,000 Newtons is put on a lift supported by a piston with a cross sectional area of 0.1 square meters. What is the minimum force that must be exerted by the air compressor that pushes down on the oil in the reservoir of the lift system in order to lift...
*June 9, 2012 by LL*

**Physics **

A green sedan weighing 25,000 Newtons is put on a lift supported by a piston with a cross sectional area of 0.1 square meters. What is the minimum force that must be exerted by the air compressor that pushes down on the oil in the reservoir of the lift system in order to lift...
*June 9, 2012 by LL*

**Physics**

A green sedan weighing 25,000 Newtons is put on a lift supported by a piston with a cross sectional area of 0.1 square meters. What is the minimum force that must be exerted by the air compressor that pushes down on the oil in the reservoir of the lift system in order to lift...
*June 9, 2012 by LL*

**Physics**

A green sedan weighing 25,000 Newtons is put on a lift supported by a piston with a cross sectional area of 0.1 square meters. What is the minimum force that must be exerted by the air compressor that pushes down on the oil in the reservoir of the lift system in order to lift...
*June 10, 2012 by LL*

**Physics. Please help!**

A green sedan weighing 25,000 Newtons is put on a lift supported by a piston with a cross sectional area of 0.1 square meters. What is the minimum force that must be exerted by the air compressor that pushes down on the oil in the reservoir of the lift system in order to lift...
*June 10, 2012 by LL*

**physics**

Water flows steadily from an open tank into a pipe. The elevation of the top of the tank is 10.2 m, and the elevation at the pipe is 3.90 m. The initial cross-sectional area of the pipe is 6.40×10^−2 m; and at where the water is discharged from the pipe, it is 2.30×10^&#...
*November 30, 2009 by AE*

**biology**

what kind of bone comprises the proximal epiphysis of the femur? spongy bone
*September 21, 2006 by nina*

**Physics**

A total charge of 16ìC passes through a cross-sectional area of a nichrome wire in 4 s. How many electrons pass through the cross-sectional area in 16 s? This has to do with Electric current and so i know that means 16ìC = 16 x 10^-6 = 1.6x10^-5.
*January 19, 2013 by Struggling Student*

**Physics**

Two wires have the same length and the same resistance but are made up of different materials. The resistivities of these materials are 3.97 Ù and 1.97 Ù. Obtain the ratio of the smaller cross-sectional area to the greater cross-sectional area.
*June 13, 2012 by Beth*

**Physics **

In a machine shop, a hydraulic lift is used to raise heavy equipment for repairs. The sys- tem has a small piston with a cross-sectional area of 0.063 m2 and a large piston with a cross-sectional area of 0.172 m2. An engine weighing 2800 N rests on the large piston. What force...
*June 28, 2013 by M&M*

**physical**

Water flow along horizanta pipe at cross sectional area 48cm which has a constriction at cross sectional area 12cm at one place if the speed at the water at the constriction point is 4m/s calculate the speep at the wide section
*September 22, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A net charge of 47 mC passes through the cross-sectional area of a wire in 19.0 s. (a) What is the current in the wire? 1 A (b) How many electrons pass the cross-sectional area in 1.0 min? 2 . electrons I got 9.3e+22 for B but its wrong
*May 16, 2012 by Brianna*

**physics**

A liquid (ρ = 1.65 g/cm^3) flows through two horizontal sections of tubing joined end to end. In the first section the cross-sectional area is 10.0 cm^2, the flow speed is 245 cm/s, and the pressure is 1.20 105 Pa. In the second section the cross-sectional area is 2.50 cm...
*February 6, 2013 by dave*

**phys**

Water flows steadily from an open tank into a pipe as shown in the figure. The elevation of the top of the tank is 12.3 m, and the elevation at the pipe is 3.80 m. The initial cross-sectional area of the pipe (at point 2) is 5.60×10−2 m^2; and at where the water is ...
*December 9, 2009 by ami*

**physics**

A net charge of 47 mC passes through the cross-sectional area of a wire in 19.0 s. (a) What is the current in the wire? 1 A (b) How many electrons pass the cross-sectional area in 1.0 min? 2 electrons
*May 11, 2012 by Alice*

**physics**

A net charge of 47 mC passes through the cross-sectional area of a wire in 19.0 s. (a) What is the current in the wire? 1 A (b) How many electrons pass the cross-sectional area in 1.0 min? 2 electrons
*May 14, 2012 by Amelia*

**physics A**

A net charge of 47 mC passes through the cross-sectional area of a wire in 19.0 s. (a) What is the current in the wire? 1 A (b) How many electrons pass the cross-sectional area in 1.0 min? 2 . electrons
*May 16, 2012 by confused*

**Physics**

A 77 kg sprinter is running the 100 m dash. At one instant, early in the race, his acceleration is 4.7 m/s^2. a) What total force does the track surface exert on the sprinter? Assume his acceleration is parallel to the ground. Give your answer as a magnitude. b) What total ...
*July 27, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A wire of cross-sectional area 5.00x10^-6 m^2 has a resistance of 1.75 ohm. what is the resistance of a wire of the same material and length as the first wire, but with a cross-sectional area of 8.75x10^-6 m^2? I really want to understand what to do here, so detailed steps ...
*February 12, 2013 by Jamie*

**physics**

The maximum applied force of compression that one man’s thighbone can endure without breaking is 7.6 x104 N. The minimum effective cross-sectional area of the bone is 3 x10-4 m2, its length is 0.54 m, and Young’s modulus is Y=9.4x109 N/m2. The mass of the man is 61 kg. He ...
*November 12, 2012 by stressedstudent*

**Physics**

A hydraulic lift in a garage has two pistons: a small one of cross-sectional area 3.70cm2 and a large one of cross-sectional area 210cm2 . Part A If this lift is designed to raise a 3100-kg car, what minimum force must be applied to the small piston? Part B If the force is ...
*December 3, 2013 by Help! final next weel*

**phisecs**

water is moving with a speed of 5 m/s through a pip with a cross-sectional area of 4cm^2 . the water gradual descends 10 m as the pipe cross-sectional area increases 8cm^2 . if the pressure at the upper level is 1.5*10^5 , the pressure at the lower level is ?
*April 22, 2014 by w*

**physics**

A Venturi meter is a device for measuring the speed of a fluid within a pipe. The drawing shows a gas flowing at speed v2 through a horizontal section of pipe whose cross-sectional area is A2 = 0.0769 m2. The gas has a density of ρ = 1.30 kg/m3. The Venturi meter has a ...
*November 22, 2014 by Archy*

**physics ---- really dnt get this at all**

A total charge of 25 mC passes through a cross-sectional area of a nichrome wire in 10 s. How many electrons pass through the cross-sectional area in 16 s? Choose one answer. a. 2.5 x 1017 electrons b. 2.5 x 1019 electrons c. 2.5 x 1016 electrons d. 2.5 x 1021 electrons
*May 31, 2011 by ashley --- HELP PLEASEE!!!*

**AP PHYSICS HELP**

One piston of a hydraulic lift holds 1.40*10^3 kg. The other holds an ice block (density= 917 kg/m^3) that is 0.076 m thick. Find the first piston's area. (Cross sectional area of the ice block = cross sectional area of the piston).
*December 10, 2012 by JOHN*

**physics**

The intake in the figure has cross-sectional area of 0.75 m2 and water flow at 0.41 m/s. At the outlet, distance D = 180 m below the intake, the cross-sectional area is smaller than at the intake and the water flows out at 9.6 m/s. What is the pressure difference between inlet...
*January 28, 2011 by rock*

**Physics**

A venturi meter is a device for measuring the speed of a fluid within a pipe. The drawing shows a gas flowing at a speed v2 through a horizontal section of pipe whose cross-sectional area A2 = 0.0700 m^2. The gas has a density of ρ = 1.80 kg/m^3. The Venturi meter has a ...
*November 19, 2012 by Jim*

**Physics**

A venturi meter is a device for measuring the speed of a fluid within a pipe. The drawing shows a gas flowing at a speed v2 through a horizontal section of pipe whose cross-sectional area A^2 = 0.0700 m2. The gas has a density of ρ = 1.80 kg/m3. The Venturi meter has a ...
*November 23, 2012 by Sam*

**Algebra**

Archaeologists and forensic scientists use the length of of human bones to estimate the height of his/her femur f(the bone from the knee to the hip socket), in centimeters using the following formulas: Male h=69.089+2.238f Female: h = 61.412+2.317f a. a partial skeleton of a ...
*March 10, 2012 by kim*

**physics**

The total cross-sectional area of the load-bearing calcified portion of the two forearm bones (radius and ulna) is approximately 2.0 cm2. During a car crash, the forearm is slammed against the dashboard. The arm comes to rest from an initial speed of 80 km/h in 5.0 ms. If the ...
*January 26, 2013 by monic*

**physics**

When you stand on your tiptoes, your feet pivot about your ankle. As shown in the figure, the forces on your foot are an upward force on your toes from the floor, a downward force on your ankle from the lower leg bone, and an upward force on the heel of your foot from your ...
*November 25, 2012 by Cassie*

**Anatomy**

a) What is meant by the terms dermal (intramembranous) and endochondral with respect to bone? Give an example of each. b) With the aid of simple diagrams, describe the parts of a young (growing) bone, as typified by the femur. i am comfused with that
*June 4, 2010 by George2*

**physics-please help!**

The total cross-sectional area of the load-bearing calcified portion of the two forearm bones (radius and ulna) is approximately 2.5 cm2. During a car crash, the forearm is slammed against the dashboard. The arm comes to rest from an initial speed of 80 km/h in 4.2 ms. If the ...
*October 27, 2010 by Erica*

**college physics**

Please help! the below questions are driving me crazy. Thanks Larry King 1) Suppose that in a certain atmospheric situation, a falling raindrop, having an initial mass of 0.010g. collects smaller droplets by collision at such a rate that, after 10s, it has a mass of 0.020g g ...
*February 5, 2009 by Larry King*

**Physics**

A venturi meter is a device for measuring the speed of a fluid within a pipe. The drawing shows a gas flowing at a speed v2 through a horizontal section of pipe whose cross-sectional area A2 = 0.0600 m2. The gas has a density of ñ = 1.70 kg/m3. The Venturi meter has a cross-...
*November 17, 2008 by kyle*

**college Physics**

Dear Sir, Please help. I am struggling with the below problems for a very long time. thanks Larry King 1) Suppose that in a certain atmospheric situation, a falling raindrop, having an initial mass of 0.010g. collects smaller droplets by collision at such a rate that, after ...
*February 5, 2009 by Larry King*

**Physics**

Two dogs are pulling on opposite ends of a bone. One dog pulls to the right with a force of 50 N while the other pulls to the left with a force of 40 N. Are the forces on the bone balanced or unbalanced? How do you know? What is the net force on the bone? Would the bone's ...
*November 28, 2010 by Jasper*

**mechanics**

Sketch a stress-strain curve for which the stress is calculated using the actual cross-sectional area rather than the original cross-sectional area. Explain why this curve differtypical stress-strain curve
*February 24, 2013 by dmkp*

**physics**

In a traction setup for a broken bone, with pulleys and rope available, how might we be able to increase the force along the femur using the same weight?
*October 8, 2014 by Mary*

**Physics**

Suppose you wish to make a solenoid whose self-inductance is 1.2 mH. The inductor is to have a cross-sectional area of 1.2 10-3 m2 and a length of 0.048 m. How many turns of wire are needed?
*October 4, 2007 by Mary*

**physics**

Suppose you wish to make a solenoid whose self-inductance is 3.0 mH. The inductor is to have a cross-sectional area of 2.0*10^-3 m2 and a length of 0.052 m. How many turns of wire are needed?
*February 16, 2008 by rick*

**Physics**

Suppose you wish to make a solenoid whose self-inductance is 1.6 mH. The inductor is to have a cross-sectional area of 1.3 x 10-3 m2 and a length of 0.065 m. How many turns of wire are needed?
*March 10, 2013 by Tonya*

**Physics**

When standing erect a person's weight is supported chiefly by the larger of the two leg bones. Assuming this bone to be a hollow cylinder of 2.5 cm internal diameter and 3.5 cm external diameter, what is the compressive stress on the bone (in each leg) in the case of a person ...
*March 4, 2012 by Brittnieee.*

**physics**

1. Air flowing through a vent pipe of cross-sectional area 21[m^2] is traveling 0.89[ms^-1]. What is the flowrate? [18.7 m3s-1] Answer with three significant figures (don't forget to round!) or N/A if there is not enough information to answer the question. 2. Before the vent ...
*March 22, 2013 by Sean*

**Math**

Let V be the volume of a pyramid of height 15 whose base is a square of side 5. Part a). Use similar triangles to find the area of the horizontal cross section at a height y. Part b). Calculate V by integrating the crosss-sectional area.
*July 9, 2013 by Molly*

**Physics please help!**

Suppose you wish to make a solenoid whose self-inductance is 1.2 mH. The inductor is to have a cross-sectional area of 1.2 10-3 m2 and a length of 0.048 m. How many turns of wire are needed?
*October 6, 2007 by Mary*

**Physics**

This problem compares some energy properties of two motor vehicles: For efficient car, use drag coefficient of .21 and a cross sectional area of 1.5m^2. For a light truck, use drag coefficient of .75 and a cross sectional area of 2.7m^2. Use 1.25 kg/m^3 for the density of air...
*November 8, 2011 by Lo*

**physics**

(a) Calculate the mass flow rate (in grams per second) of blood (ρ = 1.0 g/cm3) in an aorta with a cross-sectional area of 2.0 cm2 if the flow speed is 35 cm/s. g/s (b) Assume that the aorta branches to form a large number of capillaries with a combined cross-sectional ...
*January 26, 2013 by monic*

**Physics, URGENT!!!**

We consider tobacco virus diffusing along a 0.47 m long tube filled with water. The cross-sectional area of the tube is unknown. The diffusion coefficient is found in Table 10.5, p. 319 in the textbook. A total amount of virus of 2.6 x 10-16 kg is transported in a steady state...
*November 29, 2010 by Sydney*

**PHYSICS!!!**

A liquid (ñ = 1.65 g/cm3) flows through a horizontal pipe of varying cross section as in the figure below. In the first section, the cross-sectional area is 10.0 cm2, the flow speed is 288 cm/s, and the pressure is 1.20 105 Pa. In the second section, the cross-sectional area ...
*November 11, 2012 by k*

**physics**

a homeowner wishes to drain her swimming pool by siphoning the water, whose depth is h, into a nearby gully a distance H below it,where H is much larger than h.she uses pipe of cross-sectional area a, and the pool has surface area A.how long does it take to empty the pool if h...
*June 8, 2014 by khomotjo*

**physical education**

are the anatomical names for the following right?: skull-cranium shoulder blade-clavicle spine-sternum collar bone-scapula thigh bone-femur fingers-phalanges can you please check if the names are correct
*October 16, 2010 by chelsea*

**Physics**

Suppose you wish to make a solenoid whose self-inductance is 1.8 mH. The inductor is to have a cross-sectional area of 1.60 10-3 m2 and a length of 0.049 m. How many turns of wire are needed? turns
*April 10, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

(a) Calculate the mass flow rate (in grams per second) of blood (ρ = 1.0 g/cm3) in an aorta with a cross-sectional area of 2.0 cm2 if the flow speed is 33 cm/s. Answer is in g/s (b) Assume that the aorta branches to form a large number of capillaries with a combined cross...
*October 27, 2011 by caitlin*

**mechanics of materials**

The following data was obtained from a tensile test of steel. The test specimen was 15mm in diameter and 50 mm in length. Load(kN)/elongation mm) 5 /0.005 10 /0.015 30 /0.048 50 /0.084 60 /0.102 64.5 /0.109 67 /0.119 68 /0.137 69 /0.16 70 /0.229 72 /0.3 76 /0.424 84 /0.668 92...
*February 3, 2013 by dmkp*

**mechanics of materials**

The following data was obtained from a tensile test of steel. The test specimen was 15mm in diameter and 50 mm in length. Load(kN)/elongation mm) 5 /0.005 10 /0.015 30 /0.048 50 /0.084 60 /0.102 64.5 /0.109 67 /0.119 68 /0.137 69 /0.16 70 /0.229 72 /0.3 76 /0.424 84 /0.668 92...
*February 3, 2013 by dmkp*

**Physics repost**

Posted by Mary on Saturday, October 6, 2007 at 5:13pm. Suppose you wish to make a solenoid whose self-inductance is 1.2 mH. The inductor is to have a cross-sectional area of 1.2 10-3 m2 and a length of 0.048 m. How many turns of wire are needed? For Further Reading Physics ...
*October 10, 2007 by Mary*

**Physics**

A liquid (density = 1.65 g/cm^3) flows through two horizontal sections of tubing. In the first section the cross-sectional area is 10.0 cm^2, the flow speed is 275 cm/s, and the pressure is 1.20 x 10^5 Pa. This tubing then rises 50 cm to the second horizontal section which has...
*November 11, 2010 by Daniel*

**Physics please help!!**

Water is flowing in a straight horizontal pipe of variable cross section. Where the cross-sectional area of the pipe is 3.50·10-2 m2, the pressure is 5.30·105 Pa and the velocity is 0.310 m/s. In a constricted region where the area is 12.90·10-4 m2, what is the velocity?
*March 20, 2011 by Megan*

**physics**

water flows along a horizontal pipe of cross-sectional area 48cm^2 which has a constriction of cross-sectional area 12cm^2 at one place. If the speed of the water at the constriction is 4 m/s, calculate the speed in the wider section. The pressure in the wider section is 1.0 x...
*March 26, 2010 by Edwin*

**physics**

water flows along a horizontal pipe of cross-sectional area 48cm^2 which has a constriction of cross-sectional area 12cm^2 at one place. If the speed of the water at the constriction is 4 m/s, calculate the speed in the wider section. The pressure in the wider section is 1.0 x...
*March 26, 2010 by Edwin*

**Physics**

Two dogs are pulling on opposite ends of a bone. One dog pulls to the right with a force of 50N while the other pulls to the left with a force of 40N. Are the forces balanced or unbalanced? How do you know? What is the net force on the bone? Would the bone's velocity change? Why?
*March 7, 2011 by Rosie *

**College Physics**

A wire P has resistance R. If the wire is stretched and its length is increased by 10%, what would be the percentage change in its resistance? (Assume the density of the wire remains constant) A) - 10% B) 0 % C) 10% D) 20% My thoughts: Since resistance is R = resistivity x ...
*November 24, 2011 by Andrew*

**physics**

Two conductors are made of the same material and have the same length. They each have circular cross sectional areas. The ratio of their radii is 2:1. they carry the same current. What is the ratio of the electrical potential across their lengths? i know that you use R=P(L/A) ...
*April 22, 2009 by bobby*

** physics**

The pressure of a gas in a container is estimated to be the force exerted per cross-sectional area. If a factor F=(20.0+/-0.5)N.acts on a rectangular cross-section of the container with dimensions x=(5.0+/-0.5). Calculate fractional change in pressure and percentage error in ...
*August 28, 2014 by Nonhlanhla*

**Physics**

A ruler is accurate when the temperature is 25°C. When the temperature drops to -16°C, the ruler shrinks and no longer measures distances accurately. However, the ruler can be made to read correctly if a force of magnitude 1.2 103 N is applied to each end so as to stretch it ...
*April 5, 2008 by Katie*

**Physics**

A ruler is accurate when the temperature is 25°C. When the temperature drops to -16°C, the ruler shrinks and no longer measures distances accurately. However, the ruler can be made to read correctly if a force of magnitude 1.2 103 N is applied to each end so as to stretch it ...
*April 6, 2008 by jack*

**Physics**

A ruler is accurate when the temperature is 25°C. When the temperature drops to -16°C, the ruler shrinks and no longer measures distances accurately. However, the ruler can be made to read correctly if a force of magnitude 1.2 103 N is applied to each end so as to stretch it ...
*April 11, 2008 by Johnson*

**Physics**

The femur of a human leg (mass 10 kg, length 0.9 m) is in traction, as shown in the figure below. The center of gravity of the leg is one-third of the distance from the pelvis to the bottom of the foot. Two objects, with masses m1 and m2, are hung using pulleys to provide ...
*July 15, 2013 by Jason *

**Physics**

1. You have a large wind tunnel of cross-sectional area 0.61[m2]. The wind speed is 4[ms-1]. Assume air density is 1 [kgm-3]. The Drag is 2.3[N]. What is the coeffecient of drag for the shape that has diameter 7.32[cm]? . Use three sig. figs. or N/A if there is not enough ...
*April 7, 2013 by Sean*

**physics**

The small piston of a hydraulic lift has a cross-sectional area of 3.6 cm2 and the large piston has an area of 86 cm2. What force F must be applied to the small piston to maintain the load of 52 kN at a constant elevation?
*January 4, 2015 by justin*

**physics**

There is a heat flow through a block of cross sectional area 21.5 cm2 and length 39 cm when the temperature difference of 18 degree Celsius is established across the block. Find the rate of heat flow through the block, assuming it is made of aluminium with thermal conductivity...
*October 11, 2010 by Anonymous*

**College Physics**

As part of an exercise program, a 75 kg person does toe raises in which he raises his entire body weight on the ball of one foot. The Achilles tendon pulls straight upward on the heel bone of his foot. This tendon is 25 cm long and has a cross sectional area of 78 mm^2 and a ...
*October 26, 2007 by Jen*

**another physics question**

A liquid ( = 1.65 g/cm3) flows through two horizontal sections of tubing joined end to end. In the first section the cross-sectional area is 10.0 cm2, the flow speed is 275 cm/s, and the pressure is 1.20 105 Pa. In the second section the cross-sectional area is 3.50 cm2. a....
*December 10, 2006 by Jen*

**Chemstry**

A 4.1089 g piece of aluminum wire with a circular cross section is 42.06 cm long and has density of 2.6989 g/cm3. What is the volume of the wire and the cross sectional area of the wire in cm2?
*September 17, 2012 by anonymous*

**Physics 10 (helppp please) thannnks **

A sagging floor is jacked up and a steel girder 10 ft long whose cross sectional area is 6in^2 is put underneath. When the jack is removed, a strain gauge shows that the girder has been compressed by 0.0080in. Find the weight the girder is supporting in lbs and tons.
*January 14, 2015 by Charlotte*

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