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  1. 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
  2. Hey Mr. Fullerton and anyone whos reading this, its been a pleasure grinding this year. Hope you enjoy this great video and maybe even chuckle a bit.
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  5. I've been interested in engineering for years, and have wanted to go to R.I.T as long as I can remember. I'm not exactly sure what I want to do yet, but I know I'd like to go Into some field of engineering, and have an interview for an internship at optimax, so if I end up getting it, hopefully it will help me figure out what I do (or don't) want to do. I guess the reason I decided to take physics again this year is because I just really hate myself. But seriously, I really enjoyed physics last year, even though it was pretty challenging, I learned a lot of cool stuff, and I wanted to learn mo
  6. I'm sure everyone reading this knows what a sniper rifle is. You know: long barrel, cylindrical scope, big long bullets, used for long range and heavily armored targets. But, what you might not know is how powerful one is. The standard NATO sniper rifle bullet is the .5 BMG. Made in 1921, the most powerful version of that cartridge is about .052 kg, and leaves the rifle at 882 m/s. p = mv, so p = (.052)(882) = 45.86 Ns. That big fat hunk of copper has about 50 Ns of life in it. Now, the average adult human head weighs about 4.5 - 5 kg. Seen as how I'm writing this I'll use myself as the test s
  7. Name: Introduction to Equilibrium Category: Dynamics Date Added: 2015-07-30 Submitter: Flipping Physics Learn about and see examples of Translational Equilibrium. Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 topic. Content Times: 0:11 What happens to an object in equilibrium? 0:40 Using Newton’s 2nd law to describe what happens… 2:16 Example: Book at rest on an incline 2:45 Example: Car moving at a constant velocity 3:18 Translational equilibrium Multilingual? Please help translate Flipping Physics videos! Next Video: 5 Steps to Solve any Free Body Diagram Problem Previous Video: Understanding
  8. Learn about and see examples of Translational Equilibrium. Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 topic. Content Times: 0:11 What happens to an object in equilibrium? 0:40 Using Newton’s 2nd law to describe what happens… 2:16 Example: Book at rest on an incline 2:45 Example: Car moving at a constant velocity 3:18 Translational equilibrium Multilingual? Please help translate Flipping Physics videos! Next Video: 5 Steps to Solve any Free Body Diagram Problem Previous Video: Understanding the Force of Tension 1¢/minute
  9. Throughout the fall and winter seasons, I watch a lot of football games. I think physics is applied to football in many ways like, when the football is thrown, acceleration of players from rest to when the play is going on, and also in kicks which have similar characteristics to throws. Kicks and throws both have the football moving in a parabolic path to its target with an initial velocity and with gravity forcing the ball back down to the ground. The players themselves constantly go from rest at the beginning of a play, accelerating, and then usually get hit by a player of the opposing team.
  10. An activity I perform where physics is applied is martial arts. I think physics applies to martial arts because all the movements are meant to be efficient and quick based on how your body can perform those moves. the goal is to always find the most effective way of completing movements which requires knowledge of some physics. (Distance from target, speed, power, etc.) I am taking physics this year because i thought it would be the most interesting science class that I could take in high school. I also am not a big fan of other science classes like biology or chemistry, so physics was the bes
  11. [color=rgb(0,0,0)][font=Times][size=1] Caltech and The Feynman Lectures Website are pleased to present this online edition of [i]The Feynman Lectures on Physics[/i]. Now, anyone with internet access and a web browser can enjoy [b]reading[/b] a high quality up-to-date copy of Feynman's legendary lectures.[/size][/font][/color][color=rgb(0,0,0)][font=Times][size=1] However, we want to be clear that this edition is only [b]free to read online[/b], and this posting does [b]not[/b] transfer any right to download all or any portion of [i]The Feynman Lectures on Physics[/i] for any purpose.[/size][
  12. Name: The Feynman Lectures on Physics Category: Other Date Added: 01 September 2014 - 09:50 PM Submitter: Volume I mainly mechanics, radiation and heat Volume II mainly electromagnetism and matter Volume III quantum mechanics View Video
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  14. This March, the F-35 Lightning II made its first public demonstration at an air show. The U.S. Military is expected to purchase over a thousand of the new jets in total, eventually being put in service with the Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. The Air Force version, the F-35A, will be the lightest and most agile. The thrust to weight ratio is over one, meaning that the engine produces more thrust (191 kN!) than the weight of the aircraft. In other words, it is able to speed up while flying 90 degrees to the ground...straight up. The Marine Corps version, the F-35B, is the most power
  15. Hotdog was right when she said that physics was completely nuts on the first day of physics. Physics can become overwhelming at anytime during your learning career in less than two seconds. Physics is a fine art and is shaped in many different ways. The cool thing about Physics is that it's used for practically everything; this is why physics is necessary for life! The first thing I would like to talk about are the VIR Tables. I really like VIR tables because once you get the hang of it you can calculate how much energy is running through your entire house. Another thing that is pretty interes
  16. I use to think physics was easy after watching the movie Ice Princess. But boy what I wrong! At least at first anyway. It took me awhile to understand physics because it is literally everything! Physics explains everything from why a balloon sticks to a chalkboard after you rub it in your hair, to why everything doesn't fall when you pull a table cloth from underneath it. Now that I understand that physics can do such cool things, I kind of like it! At the beginning of this chapter I thought I was going to die. I found it so hard and confusing, but now I understand it. It just took me awhile t
  17. On March 1, 2014, user Ben Shelton discussed how physics is used in the James Bond movie Skyfall. Since I have seen this movie and other action movies like it, I found it interesting how heroes such as James Bond defy the laws of physics. Ben Shelton broke down the first scene of Skyfall using the equation vf2 = vi2 + 2ad to prove the inaccuracy of a character's fall. It makes me wonder how physics could be used to analyze other action movies. Here is the link to the original post (warning: it contains spoilers):
  18. In response to hotdog's post of March 17th: I know exactly how you feel hotdog. My first day in Honors Physics was perhaps the most stressful hour and a half of my life, but I knew I couldn't give up on the first day. I think the reason physics is so scary is because it's different from anything else. The things I learn in physics are so far removed from any of my past or current classes it can be very intimidating. Yes, you use the same math operations you used in Algebra, but the concepts are very different from other classes. This is also the reason physics is cool. If you understand it,
  19. Since grade school I have been taught that math is in everything you do. Since the beginning of this semester of taking physics, I have learned that physics is involved in every single thing. When my class learned kinematics, my thought process of things change. Now when I see an object fall or thrown I think of the math that goes into its free fall or its projectile motion. When I'm driving I also think about my velocity and acceleration in my car. Since learning physics, it has taught me a lot and has also changed my perspective on the world.
  20. moon77 on 3 16 14 referenced a video on how James Bond defies the laws of physics. This was a very interesting post and made me think about movies in a way that I never had before. It truly reinforces the assertion that physics is in everything. I loved how the user broke down his calculations to show his readers exactly how James Bond defies the laws of physics.
  21. Below the atmosphere, we have a little problem called global warming, or just in general high levels of pollution for you non-believers, which is the general degradation of our atmosphere and lakes and oceans due to excessive amounts of waste, brought on by agregious practices and poor waste management. In space, there's Kessler syndrome, the hypothetical scenario where, when the amount of space debris orbiting our planet becomes over-saturated, various "leftovers" from spacecraft will collide and split apart, going on to hit even more debris creating a cascade of small but dangerous shrapnel
  22. It's common knowledge that a blue flame is hotter than a red/orange frame. While I'm not entirely sure that is true, having never tested the fact with my own appendages, many reliable sources seem to say it's true. But why, really, is a blue flame hotter? The answer lies with a bit of science on the nature of "light". Light with higher frequencies (towards the blue/violet end of the spectrum) contains more energy than light towards the other end of the spectrum, the red/orange end (light in this case refers to all electromagnetic radiation - from gamma to radio waves). And when objects
  23. 'Twas only yesterday that I took my inaugural ski run, traversing the trails of Bristol, and as I cruised down the mountain I began to reflect on the nature of skiing, particularly waxing. My skis weren't particularly well waxed for the day, so I wasn't going quite to fast, but I did have experience waxing skis beforehand (mostly with nordic skiing - for that it was a weekly affair). When one considers the purpose of wax, it's natural to assume that all it does is make the ski smoother, filling in the tiny holes of the ski so that there is less (dry) friction involved. However, while that i
  24. The second-largest moon in our solar system, Titan, orbits around Saturn, about 8.5 AU (the distance from Earth to the Sun) away from us, making it a very chilly place. A fairly massive moon (80% more massive than our moon, according to Wikipedia), it has the unique characteristic of having an atmosphere that obscured views of the surface until the launch of the Cassini-Huygens mission in 2004, designed to chart out primarily the Saturn system. A moon with an atmosphere is strange, and interesting. But what makes Titan truly intriguing is the presence of a liquid cycle, akin to our water
  25. Water is strange. Unlike most compounds, its solid form is (normally) less dense, and of a larger volume than its liquid form. Because of this, its very difficult to compress water, because normally there isn't really anything to compress it into. But the story of ice is a bit different from the snow and hail we see falling outside of our windows during these winter months. In fact, ice has many different forms, depending on the conditions it forms in. The ice we commonly know is called Ih - a common ice type with a hexagonal structure. But as you can see from the picture, there are ma
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