Threads Tagged with conventions Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Hi guys... I was wondering if anyone have a sort of a summary of sign conventions in general relativity books. By... Feb1-14 12:25 PM Nabigh R 7 358 Special & General Relativity Hey all, I am just doing Kirchoffs rules right now. So we have a couple sign conventions we were taught. I just need... Oct24-13 09:06 AM Redbelly98 1 463 General Physics I believe this post is allowed here, but if it belongs elsewhere I apologize. I am now almost at the end of my... Feb1-13 03:21 AM Sankaku 13 1,582 Academic Guidance The acceleration due to gravity is -9.8m.s^2 , so what does the up mean, and what does the negative mean? I thought... Jan21-13 05:46 AM sophiecentaur 11 1,271 General Physics This is a stupid question, but I'm trying to understand some spectroscopic data from the NIST website. Can anyone... Mar8-12 09:48 AM turbo 2 1,156 Atomic, Solid State, Comp. Physics I read an interesting article about "manly things" that women miss men doing. After reading the comments, it got me... Feb24-12 09:39 PM Mépris 23 4,480 Relationships When we derive the relations between image distance(v), object distance(u) ond focal length(f) for mirrors or lenses... Dec7-11 11:48 PM hale2bopp 2 1,534 General Physics The problem statement is "each of the four uniform links has a mass m. determine the horizontal force P required to... Nov24-11 06:30 PM TaxOnFear 1 611 Introductory Physics Homework alright lets say we have a vector expressed as another vector times a constant i.e. F=ma. But what if we want to... May8-11 10:44 AM cryora 4 639 Introductory Physics Homework Hello all. I'm trying to figure out how to determine the correct sign of paths and surfaces defined for calculating... Apr15-11 03:23 AM vanhees71 1 599 Classical Physics Have you ever wondered the rationale behind mathematics conventions? Why multiplication is evaluated before... Sep10-10 03:32 AM Qu3ry 7 2,276 General Math First, I am wondering about naming conventions for cyclic ethers. I have found C_2O : Ethylene oxide C_4O :... Oct14-09 09:36 PM pzona 1 1,120 Chemistry In Linear Algebra and its Applications, David Griffel writes, "The components of covectors are often denoted by... Jul16-09 10:42 AM Rasalhague 2 1,145 Linear & Abstract Algebra 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data Is work done by something always negative and work done... Feb28-09 06:31 PM Doc Al 2 921 Introductory Physics Homework I know you can name transitions between states like Lyman alpha, beta, gamma and whatnot but every time I see them... Nov2-08 05:37 PM Andrusko 1 1,223 Introductory Physics Homework ** 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... Aug16-08 04:09 PM tony873004 2 1,058 Classical Physics Some papers refer to Omega_0 without defining it. (Example: The first footnote on page 2 in... Jul10-08 04:16 AM hellfire 1 1,677 Cosmology Google "IUPAB" and get... Nov6-06 11:53 AM jim mcnamara 3 2,346 Biology "explain the difference between 'conventional current' and 'electron flow'. why were two conventions developed? my... Nov2-06 06:15 PM physicsgal 7 1,457 Introductory Physics Homework Sir, I am confused on what sign conventions to follow. I reffered 5 or six books which says that focal length of... Jun7-06 08:34 AM Doc Al 10 13,889 Introductory Physics Homework AP writeup: "US rejects Red Cross call for access to all terror suspects" So they're claiming they're not bound to... Dec12-05 10:20 AM Blahness 8 1,046 Current Events Warning: nitpicking notational issues ahead! :eek: So the "directional derivative" in vector analysis - the... Sep3-05 09:31 AM lurflurf 9 1,649 Calculus A coin 2 cm in diameter is embedded in a solid glass ball of radius 30 cm. The index of refraction of the ball is 1.5... Mar29-05 08:24 PM Jacob87411 0 1,425 Introductory Physics Homework hey there! i am taking a physical chemistry course at my college. an assignment given was about miniature machines:... Jan31-05 05:30 PM Astronuc 3 1,155 Introductory Physics Homework I'm not saying they shouldn't, but the purpose of upholding the conventions, for any nation, is to ensure that their... Nov29-04 12:26 AM PerennialII 90 6,003 Current Events Memo Lets CIA Take Detainees Out of Iraq http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A57363-2004Oct23.html... Oct26-04 11:54 AM PerennialII 9 1,525 Current Events I'm really getting confused. I have to write an article about LCD's and I`m refreshing my memory about polarization.... Jul29-04 04:09 AM gerben 3 2,084 General Physics Okay for the most part I understand the concepts involved but I'm having some trouble with this question. The... Jun7-04 06:03 AM oooride 2 4,352 Introductory Physics Homework The experiments on the interaction of a conductor carrying a current and a magnetic field conducted by Oersted more... Dec24-03 09:58 PM David 14 1,683 General Physics That's pretty much the question... which social precepts/principles/rules/customs make no sense whatsoever to you, or... Nov17-03 06:53 PM Another God 38 3,139 General Discussion