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  1. Dec 6, 2011 #1
    I have got this puzzel - who do you connect with these equations?
    I know the answers to a, b, v, w, y

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  3. Dec 6, 2011 #2

    jtbell

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    Hint for "z": It has the constant "h" in it, which appears only in equations that have to do with quantum physics. Who do you associate with quantum physics?
     
  4. Dec 6, 2011 #3
    h - is Planck's constant. But I associate Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg as well with quantum physicics
     
  5. Dec 6, 2011 #4
    OK - z was Planck's law :tongue2:
     
  6. Dec 6, 2011 #5

    vanhees71

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    I think, I'm sure about all except the formula for the power/energy used in a resistor. I guess this has also been Ohm, but I'm not sure who was historically first.
     
  7. Dec 7, 2011 #6

    NascentOxygen

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    The equation involves time, so is definitely energy (aka work).

    Unit of energy = Joule http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Prescott_Joule
     
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2011
  8. Dec 8, 2011 #7

    vanhees71

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    Sure, but who has given this formula first, be it in the integrated form or as the power, in any of the equivalent forms, [itex]P=U I=R I^2=U^2/R[/itex]?
     
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