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Everyday Physics

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1. Pressure x area

2. Initial velocity= the square root of 2gh

3. It increases

4. New theory that explained behavior at the atomic level

5. You cant get as much out as you put in

6. Decreases

7. It increases

8. The heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water by 1 degree F

9. Mass x gravity

10. Believed that the natural state of objects was to be at rest

11. Change in velocity / time

12. ?

13. T^4

14. Rod with forces applied at opposite ends in opposite directions

15. Velocity squared / radius

16. F=mass x acceleration

17. Hf

18. An object that is thrown or struck or shot and then travels under the influence of gravity

19. Length of a wave

20. 9/5T(C)+32

21. Time required to complete one cycle

22. Sounds below 30 Hz

23. Are wider at the base (which lowers their center of gravity)

24. T^4

25. If the CG is above the edge - the object will not fall

26. P x u x A

27. 5/9 [T(F)-32]

28. Fluid flow velocity=u - fluid density=p (rho) - fluid pressure=P P +

29. Shows in 1905 that newtons laws were not valid for objects moving with speeds near the speed of light.

30. A disturbance that propagates through a medium

31. Solids - liquids - gases

32. C / f

33. 18600 miles/sec

34. 1 / period (time)

35. If the CG is above the edge - the object will not fall

36. T=2p square root m/k frequency= square root k/m;/2p


38. 2p x square root L/g

39. C/n

40. 9/5T(C)+32

41. The study of heat and its transformation into mechanical energy

42. Wrote Principia in 1687. Made the 3 laws of mechanics and law of gravity. He also invented calculus.

43. Pressure x area

44. Weight of displaced water=volume of displaced water in liters x 10 n / liter

45. 5/9 [T(F)-32]

46. A disturbance that propagates through a medium

47. 11 -000 kg/m^3

48. F=mass x acceleration

49. Equals total momentum after collision

50. How much torque it takes to get an object rotating