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  1. Supersonic speed

    If you have a chance, read up a bit on Chuck Yeager (and/or follow his Twitter). An amazing man with an amazing career and a fantastic sense of humor to boot.
  2. What Is This and Why Is It Important?

    Love this! My background is in microelectronic engineering, and I'm even in the middle of putting together a 2-hour workshop on microelectronics (presentation is in December) that will cover much of what you did over the summer. Great discipline, with TONS of fantastic jobs that are fun, challenging, and rewarding. We'll have to talk more...
  3. Force of a Linebacker

    Old Silverback is my favorite player!
  4. Appendix A physics 1 kinematics

    Which is certainly closely enough given various rounding / sig figs. You got it right.
  5. Appendix A physics 1 kinematics

    There are several explanations I think. I would probably use the kinematic equations (v0, v, delta_x, a, t), and use those to solve the problem. If you're getting stuck, can you post what you've done so far, and that will give me better information to assist you?
  6. 2D Motion Homework Help

    Hi cjt100. So we can better assist, can you tell us what you've tried so far, and where you're getting stuck?
  7. Ping Pong Physics

    Cool video edits!!!
  8. LaTex Help.

    Sure would be nice if your teacher put something together to help with LaTeX and getting started... maybe something like a guide and even starting templates. Perhaps even a video guide? http://www.aplusphysics.com/about/LaTeX.html
  9. Dynamics supplement question 19

    This is a very common type of question, and the process of breaking up forces on a FBD into components and applying Newton's 2nd Law carries throughout the entire course. One of those things you've gotta learn. The "shortcut" that you learned isn't really a shortcut, and isn't something I'd recommend, as it won't carry through to other situations in which the third force isn't caused by gravity on a mass. I'd focus on learning how to draw free body diagrams, break forces at angles into components, and applying Newton's 2nd Law. It's the backbone of mechanics, and very important in further units as well. Good luck!
  10. Dynamics supplement question 19

    Solution attached... 19c-soln.pdf
  11. View File AP Physics 1 Essentials - An APlusPhysics Guide AP* Physics 1 Essentials is an easy-to-read guide to the entire AP Physics 1 course, featuring more than 600 worked-out problems with full solutions and deeper understanding questions. AP Physics 1 Essentials covers all major topics included in the AP Physics 1 course, including: kinematics, dynamics, momentum, impulse, gravity, uniform circular motion, rotation, work, energy, power, mechanical waves, sound, electrostatics, and circuits. AP Physics 1 Essentials is integrated with the APlusPhysics.com website, which includes online question and answer forums, videos, animations, and supplemental problems to help you master the essential concepts of physics. This book is designed to assist physics students in their high school AP Physics courses both as a guide throughout the course as well as a review book to assist in end-of-course exam preparation. Its focus is on providing the bare bones, essential concepts necessary for success in the course in a straightforward and easy-to-read manner, leaving development of in-depth problem solving and lab work to the classroom, where it is most effective. In short, this is not intended as a substitute for a standard textbook or course, but rather as an invaluable supplementary resource. New 2nd edition includes more than 90 AP-style problems to test your understanding and help prepare you for the AP Physics 1 Exam. Additional supplemental AP-1 level problems are available on the APlusPhysics site. Note: This is a license for a digital download of the PDF version for use by one person only on up to five electronic devices. This document may not be printed, edited, re-distributed, re-sold, or licensed to any other user. Once the file has been downloaded no refunds will be given. *AP and Advanced Placement Program are registered trademarks of the College Board, which does not sponsor or endorse this product. Submitter FizziksGuy Submitted 11/07/2013 Category Books  
  12. View File The Ultimate Regents Physics Question and Answer Book - 2016 ed. This study book contains nearly 1500 questions and answers from the last 20 Regents Physics exams through June 2015 broken up by topic. A terrific companion book to go with APlusPhysics: Your Guide to Regents Physics Essentials. Topics covered include: kinematics dynamics circular motion gravity momentum work and energy electrostatics circuits magnetism waves optics modern physics Problems are presented in workbook / worksheet format. This is a license for a digital download of the PDF version for use by one person only on up to five electronic devices. This document may not be printed, edited, re-distributed, re-sold, or licensed to any other user. Once the file has been downloaded no refunds will be given. Just to reaffirm -- this file is NOT printable. Submitter FizziksGuy Submitted 05/03/2013 Category Books  
  13. That was a pretty cool read... I had no idea about all the different split configurations. Well done!
  14. The Physics of Broken Things

    On the bright side, replacing circuit breakers is fairly straightforward. Car engines, now... that's another story. Good luck!
  15. Dying

    @HegelBot153 Huh???
  16. Kinematics Test Eulogy

    That's a lot of doom and gloom for someone who had a fantastic score on the exam...
  17. Dying

    You can do it! And as I recall, you didn't "fail" the test so much as receive a score you're not overly thrilled with. Which happens to EVERYONE in here. Keep doing what you're supposed to and it'll all work out.
  18. What Do Heinrich Gustav Magnus, Volleyball, and KFC Have in Common?

    Absolutely fantastic post, and I love the jumper from Stanley -- that's how you serve aggressive!
  19. Foul ball physics

    Sitting on the third base line can be pretty scary in a big-league game. Especially if you have kids to wrangle who are more interested in their popcorn than the game.
  20. Physics of College

    Dear Mr. Vank -- it's fantastic that you landed on the moon... but did you land on time?
  21. Partial Derivatives

    Sounds like you're right back in the thick of it... how's school treating you?
  22. Let's Get the Most Out of Studying!

    Sounds like solid advice to me!
  23. How To Study Effectively

    Nice job thinking about how to learn efficiently and effectively!
  24. How to Get the Most Out of Studying

    Nice reflection!
  25. The Incredible Background of Me

    Thanks etracey99! Also hoping you have a great year in APC.

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