Register to Post Thread

Classical Physics

- Principles developed before the rise of relativity and quantum mechanics. Mechanics, Electrodynamics, Thermodynamics, Optics...
RSS Feed Icon
Meta Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views
Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
Before posting anything, please review the Physics Forums Global Guidelines. Again, for some odd reason, people...
Apr22-11 05:26 AM
1 47,841
Someone once told me that almost all alloys have poorer thermal properties then their component metals. Is this true?...
Oct7-11 12:01 AM
41 27,365
When current is allowed to flow through an electric conductor, magnetic fields are produced. What actually causes the...
Nov17-10 09:20 PM
41 12,690
Whenever there's normal force there must be a force that causes it. Please explain how in this diagram of this object...
Apr24-11 09:24 AM
I like Serena
41 4,869
I'm not sure how to prepare myself to the new subject, because I'm still not clear whether it's "kinematics" or...
May22-11 01:31 PM
41 2,866
Consider the system below comprising a pair of oppositely charged parallel plates, connected by a rigid rod of length...
Sep28-13 06:40 PM
Vanadium 50
41 14,595
The Benouilli effect, used by aeroplanes, race cars and of course blowing pieces of paper. OK, In the case of an...
Oct27-03 12:25 AM
40 8,192
I don't understand why a rotating gyroscope whose rotation axis is inclined with respect to a vertical axis does not...
Oct29-09 09:11 PM
40 10,829
Hello Everyone! I am a new member in this forum.:cool: What we learn at school regarding dielectrics is: When...
Jul7-07 07:43 AM
Mr Virtual
40 4,797
That was discussed before but the thread died inconclusively. Anybody knows of necessary or sufficient conditions...
Jul16-07 02:25 PM
40 4,168
The result was surprising. Their "explanation" was nonsense. What is the reason that the boat is able to move...
Jul13-11 11:34 AM
40 22,834
My textbook says that Electrostatic potential is the work done on a unit charge to bring it from infinity to a point...
Aug9-11 10:45 AM
40 5,282
My son and I were playing in the park and accidently came across an interesting physical force. We threw a marble on...
May25-12 06:08 PM
40 5,564
The initial presentation of Newton’s Laws of Motion (NLM) to students often proceeds as follow: 1. The 3 laws are...
Feb10-12 09:35 AM
40 4,249
Hi, I'm 15 and I want to build a particle accelerator (probably in my backyard). I don't know much about physics yet,...
Oct18-12 02:10 PM
40 4,522
This is polarization density. Can somebody...
Mar6-13 05:31 PM
40 2,283
Hello! I've read thousand of explanations about how q and q-dot are considered independent in the Lagrangian treatment...
Sep5-13 06:55 AM
40 3,564
If you apply 100 volts to a 10:1 transformer you will end up with 10 volts out. If you put a 10 ohm resistor on the...
Aug2-14 05:30 AM
Philip Wood
40 2,108
I'm trying to understand why a superdeformed nucleus may be represented as bulging perpendicular to the axis of...
Mar27-14 11:05 PM
40 1,391
Are the questions a) why does an accelerating charge radiate and b) why does an uniformly accelarating...
Apr18-10 09:16 PM
39 11,302
Another intersting point on home electronics raised was - why does every device you purchase have it's own...
May13-05 03:40 PM
39 3,416
if one recalls the old classical physics terms namely repose angle, i've got a problem for them. as it(repose angle)...
Aug24-05 10:49 PM
39 2,631
I was watching "Casino Royale" with my friends yesterday, and there was a part where a commercial plane was about to...
May26-11 12:13 AM
39 7,946
can static friction do work?
Dec10-07 02:12 PM
39 5,005
Hello, im new to the these forums. I recently read the article in the Wikipedia about this force (Abraham-Lorentz)...
Mar9-09 06:44 PM
39 4,387
let me first donate a(A,B) is the acceleration of A relative to B Observer 2 and a subject A with mass m are falling...
Nov19-11 12:46 AM
39 4,288
I have a very simple conceptual physics problem that I am looking to solve, and unfortunately I've been out of school...
Jun7-09 09:24 PM
Bob S
39 36,653
The wikipedia article I quote below is confusing me. I followed the links to Frank Lambert's website, where he claims...
Jul1-13 02:26 PM
39 7,827
Suppose you have a dissipative system where \dot{q}=p/m \dot{p}=-\gamma p -k\sin(q) So there isn't a...
Mar9-11 05:19 AM
39 3,342
A friend of mine says they can tell which 2 notes are being played together on a piano keyboard. How can this be if...
Jun27-11 12:06 AM
39 4,396
In Landau's Mechanics it states "If all co-ordinates and velocities are simultaneously specified, it is know from...
Jun15-13 06:45 AM
39 2,212
This post specifically queries the absorption, by matter, of (thermal) radiation which has been emitted from a source...
Jan26-14 01:19 PM
Arfur Bryant
39 1,055
According to source i read, in classical theory it its believed that charged particles radiate when the accelarate -...
Oct7-09 09:27 PM
38 7,366
Basically, what I mean to say is that lets say I am playing ping pong...I put a lot of sidespin on the ball.(from back...
Oct24-10 10:32 PM
Roy Dale
38 7,931
I decided to try and learn what entropy is today and I swear to god I've been sitting here for 4 hours and I still...
Nov28-10 08:18 PM
38 61,725
Electricity (the flow of current) is said to travel at near the speed of light (75-90%), but I read that electrons...
Oct2-09 12:54 PM
38 13,001
Hi friends Let me talk in context of cars wheels..... See!, tractive force is what ground offers us depending upon...
Nov7-09 01:29 AM
R Power
38 12,745
I’ve seen this problem phrased several ways and posted several times – a couple of times by me. But I have not seen an...
Jan15-11 02:57 PM
38 3,928
This might be math problem, but I only see it in EM books. \nabla X (\vec A X \vec B) \;=\; (\vec B \cdot...
Apr5-11 10:43 AM
38 5,564
In case of a transmission line consisting of two wires in parallel (aka Balanced line) the characteristic impedance Z0...
Aug17-13 04:43 AM
38 1,643
Hello, I have recently joined with hope that I can find a straight forward answer to a question that has bugged me for...
Sep1-13 08:21 AM
38 2,157

Register to Post Thread
Bookmark and Share

Display Options for Classical Physics Mentors
Showing threads 241 to 280 of 20338 Mentors : 3
Forum Tools Search this Forum
Search this Forum :
Advanced Search