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Again, for some odd reason, people...

Apr2211 05:26 AM
ZapperZ

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Another intersting point on home electronics raised was  why does every device you purchase have it's own...

May1305 03:40 PM
zoobyshoe

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hello ,
DC (I guess AC too) power supplies have 3 terminals: plus, ground, minus.
If I set the voltage to 30...

Sep2808 12:03 AM
Phrak

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Hello, can someone please help me out here, i want to step up the voltage of a 1.5V battery to 300V, i know that to do...

Dec1207 03:53 PM
alvaros

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de broglie wavelenth of a perticle approaches zero faster than 1/v as its speed approaches the speed of light..how can...

Oct809 02:02 PM
hasanhabibul

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In order to understand about DeBroglie's explanation on Bohr's second postulate,concept of standing waves should be...

Apr1813 07:23 AM
Philip Wood

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My textbook says that dETdS+PdV<0 for all irreversible processes. However, for reversible processes, the author says...

Jul1212 10:54 AM
Studiot

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Are elemental particles subject to entropy? Are there dead electrons "no spin".

Dec711 03:18 PM
mathman

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The noslip boundary value constraint for NavierStokes solutions was explained in my fluid dynamics class as a...

Apr3012 09:33 AM
Andy Resnick

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Hi,
I've been trying to figure out a formula which describes the relation between the area, load and negative psig...

Jul2007 12:29 PM
deimors

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Firstly, I'd like to announce that this is not a homework question, it is an example of a problem I thought up to...

Apr1009 04:24 PM
arildno

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My question is what causes death wobble? Let me explain more...
The vehicle I've experienced this on is a Jeep with...

Aug2209 04:03 AM
rcgldr

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Helloooo. I'm debating a creationist and he consistently is bringing up the laws of thermodynamics to try and 'prove'...

Jan406 08:03 AM
Doc Al

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Just a question:
I do know it is possible to have a debye layer in a electrolyte. But is it posible to have a Debye...

Jul1506 12:24 AM
Clausius2

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Hello, I am new here.
I was reading Wangsness electromagnetic fields and he delves into a short discussion about...

Aug1514 07:14 PM
Greg Bernhardt

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Hello,
Here's my challenge: I want a physics model for how one would go about in order to decay the moon's orbit....

Dec213 09:45 AM
BruceW

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Ok, so I was doing this problem, *NOT* a homework problem, where I was solving for the force (and eventually, the...

Jun1310 06:05 PM
russ_watters

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Hi there, sorry for asking a question as my first post instead of contributing to the community however I have a...

Jun813 04:21 PM
Aero_UoP

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I posted a question as thus :
A train moving at 100 km/hr uniformly decelerates at a rate of 10 km/hr each hr. How...

May507 09:13 AM
ZapperZ

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A basis for any 3dimensional vector space must have 3 vectors in it.
So the acceleration of any object in ℝ^{3}...

May213 02:54 PM
AlephZero

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This is a short conceptual question.
If I place a heat sink in a sealed container, and than raise the ambient...

Sep610 06:18 PM
Dr Lotso'watts

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Greetings everyone:
I am trying to create a software for estimating temperature for a liquid in a group of tanks...

Apr811 03:54 AM
sandeepbwes

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In thermodynamics heat reservoir has a lot deegres of freedom. Can you tell me some examples of that deegres. Thx

Mar1912 11:35 PM
Andrew Mason

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I was fascinated by the Wired article describing such an elegant engineering solution for remote data collection deep...

Feb2807 10:48 AM
russ_watters

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See here:
http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=299561
And:
...

Mar1409 06:18 PM
rcgldr

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Living in the city, it seems that some jerk tries to merge right into my car on a daily basis during rush hour (i.e....

Jul1411 04:59 AM
rcgldr

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Hallo everyone,
in electrostatic we have a linear realation between E D and P, i do understand that P
is related...

May1910 10:54 AM
Jano L.

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This may seem obvious, but please define these for me, in as much details as possible.
What does it mean to:
...

Dec2411 12:45 PM
DaveC426913

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Hi
I'm trying to define a Newtonian lagrangian in an
rotating reference frame (with no potential)
Something to...

Oct2209 12:55 AM
mtak0114

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So I read somewhere that if we know u(s,v) i.e. internal energy as a function of entropy and specific volume, we can...

Dec913 01:43 PM
Jano L.

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"Induction is a process of increment of charge such that the charge induced equals to the charge difference between...

May809 03:58 AM
dE_logics

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I am designing an eddy current brake system for use in roller coaster design.
I have the flux density required to...

Mar2311 04:21 PM
os220

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Electric field around a charge or system of charges is defined as the force experienced per unit charge. Won't the...

May3113 05:20 AM
Pushpam Singh

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A block of mass m is resting on a frictionless surface and a push is given to it along the surface.
Now because of...

Aug1805 07:34 AM
HallsofIvy

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Hello.
I have attached a file containing a detailed question regarding the definition of the electric current. I'll...

Apr2211 12:47 PM
AS28

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Okay so I feel this is a bit of a weak first post in a forum but I haven't yet found a place for comment that wouldn't...

Nov2509 06:10 PM
cesiumfrog

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We all know that the definition for work is
W = ∫F.ds
Why can't it be
W = ∫s.dF?

Jun811 02:23 AM
Studiot

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I've been told (since high school I think) that "view angle" in a 2dimensional plane is approximately (distance to...

Jul2913 08:03 AM
Andy Resnick

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Hello,
I have found the following definition in wikipedia:
A fluid is defined as a substance that continually...

Nov3008 01:25 PM
DaleSpam

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0k i know net force on a body is defined as mass times acceleration of the body w.r.t inertial frame,
but how do we...

May1213 02:45 AM
tinytim

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Wikipedia defines a quasistatic process as
"a thermodynamic process that happens infinitely slowly. However, it is...

Jul210 07:29 PM
Gordianus

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