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object is the shape of a ball 300 feet in diameter. (~100m) object weighs 100,000 lbs (~50,000 kg) object is at a...
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What is the escape velocity of nitrogen heated to 325 K?
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Okay so Ive been trying to understand what causes one substance to have a higher specific heat then other but Ive read...
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Hi experts, I still do not understand how positive charge is distributed inside a conductor. In case of extra...
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If I take a feather and a rock and drop them at the same time, because of the effect of the gravitational force, we...
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What is Virtual Displacement in D'Alembert principle???????????Please explain with a good example..........:eek:
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3 masses 120 degrees away from each other each one of 46g is spinning at 600RPM 58mm away from the center and are...
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I proposed a new hydroelectric energy idea to somebody and they asked me for a "energy balance". I know nothing about...
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Just a quick question relating to thermal equilibrium between a hot and cold body. If a hot body and cold (closed...
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We have all seen Ohms law, J=σE. This approximations makes sense in simple electric fields in which the charges are...
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I have difficulties in finding the true black carbons in a diamond from an image. Since diamond has a high...
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in electromagnetics , considering boundary conditions of dielectric and perfect conductor , inside conductor E = 0....
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So solid planets do not generate a magnetic field. Planets that are at least partially liquid do because they have...
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A syringe contains ideal gas. The piston is frictionless and no gas escapes. Once heated slowly, the piston moves...
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Hi All, I tried to find entropy of liquid nitrogen in various data books, using nitrogen's CAS number, MSDS, but I...
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