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force between two charges is it electric force or electromagnetic force? And force between the atom nucleus and the...
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An antenna behaves like an RCL circuit. The R is the radiation resistance corresponding to energy actually radiate....
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Hello: In Classical mechanics, the lagrangian of a system is defined as the kinetic energy minus the...
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I'm trying to solve the question b) in this linkhttp://i36.tinypic.com/2h3wmtx.jpg My reasoning is dK = dm v^2...
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Hi this is my first post here so I hope it's in the right place! I am doing a computer course and we are using...
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Dear All, Please excuse my ignorance of physics. According to some Russian research 1 mW of microwave radiation could...
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Hello, please forgive my ignorance. I need help coming up with a formula I can't seem to find on the internet. ...
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Starting with the equation of motion -kx = ma , it is said that integrating this with respect to x gives the equation...
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How would I go about calculating the resonant frequency of a tube with a slit cut out from its length. I'm looking for...
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prove this claim in landau ... Closed systems have lagrangians which do not contain time explicitly
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It is a well-known consequence of classical electromagnetism that any accelerating charged particle must radiate (not...
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Hello, I want to know how long time a running runner needs to reach a point, when he is initially running in the...
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Hi. What is a ¨charge¨ ? What does it mean that an electron has a negative charge? What is modified in particle...
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Im trying to calculate energy of the turbines to lift an airplane , by this way, calculating potential energy...
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According to Coulomb's law we have that the force between two charged particles could be described by (1)~~~F = k...
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Mårten
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So I was doing this one problem in which there is a sphere of radius r and charge density row and there is a spherical...
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Dear Experts, Are there any effects that could be induced with electrity in a microgravity environment that can...
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I am doing an experiment on the pendulum, and i wanted to do something on the damping, i understand a little as i have...
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I have a statics question. In my book under a picture it says. "To save material the beams used to support the...
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Hello, good afternoon. I would ask you for the help of my work in physics. As you well understand, I'm not North...
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hi..i'm an undergraduate student.i'm working on my final year project. i've been looking for the permittivity and...
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Hey all, Just a bit of background info: I'm doing an investigation on low temperature plasmas and one of the...
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My boss and i were considering he following problem (see attached image): 2 unequal masses rotate an equal...
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I have posted this question earlier also. But i am changing my sentences a bit. This is regarding conservative and...
Aug18-08 10:15 AM
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is there another way of considering the specific heat capaciaty of a material (many gas) other than with respect to...
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Suppose an object is suspended above the Earth, then released. It immediately accelerates to 32.2 f/s^2. There should...
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Hello, I've come up with a simple, imaginary situation that bugs me. Could someone help resolve my confusion? ...
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** edit: did I forget how to use tex, or is there a system bug? I'll type the formulas normally below the tex I'm...
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Hi all, I'm having some difficulty with electric flux. Does electric flux stay the same if you double the...
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With all the mechanical forces in statics problems I can assume the sense and I might get a negative answer which...
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Hi all, new guy here. I am trying to understand the laws that govern a diesel motor. I know it compresses air at about...
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Hi, I was wondering about the path a charge placed in a solenoid that was flown through by alternating current...
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hello I just can't swallow the idea of mechanical advantage. * if you have a 10 KG mass , you need , say , 100 N...
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I have a simple lever with two points of equal force, each at a different distance from the fulcrum. --- What I...
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Looking for some pointers on how to approach this problem: I'm considering a system like the following - two...
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I know a reference frame moving at constant velocity is a inertial reference frame. Is a reference frame that is...
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what would be the speed of a bullet on decline fired from a pistol. firing angel is 45Deg. What would be the speed of...
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In an electric current there must be forces that push electrons in a general direction (current). My question is, what...
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I recently caught a question that I realized was far more difficult than expected. Someone asked how hard they would...
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