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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
Before posting anything, please review the Physics Forums Global Guidelines. Again, for some odd reason, people...
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Hello friends, I recently, was reading all about the accelerating charges and radiation, but somehow the classical...
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Hi there, I'm working on some experiments regarding to gases. I want to know what'd happen to gas which is uneder...
Apr1-08 04:16 PM
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Suppose I have 2 bodies, M1 and M2. Assuming that no other forces are acting on them aside from gravity, what is the...
Apr11-08 11:34 AM
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I've never known this but the equation only seems to contain a conduction term so I assume it can only apply to...
Jul21-11 05:49 PM
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I'm trying to derive the resonance frequencies for a simple fixed-fixed beam, as opposed to a simply-supported beam. ...
Sep7-11 03:23 PM
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Hello, I have found a nice popularisation text on general relativity. It ends with a puzzle that I like very much....
Mar28-09 10:33 PM
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When a charge start motion it produce magnetic field.Is this cause any change in electric filed of this charge?and...
Dec2-09 09:02 AM
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A damped oscillator is described by the equation m(x'') + b(x') + kx = 0, where the damping force is given by F =...
Nov29-11 03:43 PM
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My textbook says the an object undergoing undamped, under-driven harmonic motion...
Jul25-04 05:22 PM
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Can you tell me how to find CG. point. thank you.
Nov21-09 08:48 AM
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I don't get how this ever came to be a law, since it seems so obviously false. Entropy in a closed system can only...
Jun22-11 02:02 AM
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As Gokul43281 correctly pointed out to me, the dot product of two vectors is a scalar. I looked up this page to...
Sep8-06 06:07 PM
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can anyone give me an example of isolated closed system?,bcoz for me there is nothing called closed system,all we can...
Jun21-11 11:02 AM
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Could I please have help with something: If I generated hydrogen via electrolysis from water, sent it high up a long...
Jun11-13 05:46 PM
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Lets assume that vacuum empty cylinder has a spinning top. Rotational speed at circumference is V. Cylinder axis is...
Nov8-07 06:00 PM
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I can't find the THEORETICAL definition of "strain optic coefficient" online. I googled and wiki'd enough. Can someone...
Jan12-12 10:29 AM
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i have a problem to determine the repeating variable in Buckingham pi theorem. how to determine which variable i...
Dec13-09 08:16 PM
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Hi guys, I need to model a ball rolling on an incline plane, and i would like to be able to calculate acceleration...
Mar25-11 04:26 PM
Doc Al
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Hello, I would like to know if Pascal really made the experiment of the barrel. I have looked for in his...
Nov5-07 10:38 AM
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Why don't we simply take t as x? why is it t��? Where �� is the time constant. If you're looking at a question...
May4-09 01:39 AM
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There's a machine that uses a type of plastic material (reinforced Teflon) as a wear ring. The plastic rides on a...
Jan13-06 06:58 AM
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Ok, first I'll mention that I'm completely new to these forms (first post) and all that jazz. Anyway, on to the...
Jan15-07 09:26 PM
7 2,798 I want to calculate the area that occurs in a curve of acceleration due to...
Sep8-09 11:44 AM
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The pressure in a pressurized water tank is measured by a multi-fluid manometer. The gage pressure of air in the tank...
Aug24-11 11:06 PM
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Hello! If I know the deflection (w) of a beam subjected to a point load in the middle, can I calculate the stress...
Mar15-09 02:26 AM
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When a light wave enters a medium the electric field value of the wave is smaller in the medium. With the incident...
Jan23-11 12:46 AM
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I have a feeling someone is gonna be like "Duhhh" on this one. But I got to thinking. I recall reading somewhere...
Jul4-07 10:02 AM
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Hi, couldn't think of a better title, but it turns out to be rather fitting for what I'm about to describe, I...
Mar6-10 03:58 AM
Frame Dragger
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Im having trouble with a question I have to answer, It's not so much the answer I want but im having trouble...
Mar17-04 06:52 PM
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how could one evaluate a numerical value for the entropy change of a non-perfect gas? Also,which system has more...
May18-04 09:44 AM
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I understand the definition of an electric field as a property of space surrounding a charge, but what exactly is this...
Jan5-10 11:05 PM
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Hello, I have read over many textbooks and websites (including posts on this forum) relating to the concept of tension...
Mar12-07 07:04 PM
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if you open an icebox's door which is in a somewhat large,isolated space,the temperature of the space will become high...
Aug16-07 02:14 PM
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Consider many same particles are moving randomly in a constant pressure and constant temperature box. The average...
Jan8-09 04:08 PM
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I am haveing trouble solving a problem that should be fiarly easy. I beleive that i have all the components of the...
Nov8-04 11:34 AM
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Hello, I have a question about the following statement: "It is well known that warm air in a cooler environment...
Jul7-07 07:16 PM
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There is a problem in biomechanics that relates to a human runnerís gait (1) and how much power they consume. At each...
Nov21-07 08:08 PM
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Hi I've been working through some examples from the course material we use in physics class, but one thing keeps...
Dec5-10 02:38 PM
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like centre of mass can there be a concept of centre of charge . To apply newtons laws of motion one can assume a...
Feb28-06 08:42 PM
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um, first of all, why was my post locked? all i wanted was to know how to patent my idea.if adding this post is in...
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