Tue, 14 Nov 2006 21:26:45 -0800Physics 50 example problemsPeter Beyersdorf
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Podcast Maker v1.2.8a - http://www.potionfactory.com/podcastmakerThis is a video podcast of solutions to example problems from Dr. Beyersdorf's Physics 50 class at San Jose State University. Several episodes will be published each week including solutions to the previous week's homework and examples that may be useful in understanding current homework or preparing for upcoming exams.General Physics 1 @ SJSUThis is a video podcast of solutions to example problems from Dr. Beyersdorf's Physics 50 class at San Jose State University. Several episodes will be published each week including solutions to the previous week's homework and examples that may be useful in understanding current homework or preparing for upcoming exams.en2006 Peter BeyersdorfPeter Beyersdorfpbeyersdorf@science.sjsu.eduhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/Podcast%20logo%20-%20Phys%2050%20examples_144.jpgPhysics 50 example problems
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144144Higher EducationNatural SciencesBeyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSUno14-51 Tube of Mercury-fluid mechanicsPeter BeyersdorfFor a tube containing mercury and water, find the difference in height of the mercury and water using Pascal's lawFor a tube containing mercury and water, find the difference in height of the mercury and water using Pascal's lawhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/14-51%20Tube%20of%20Mercury-fluid%20mechanics.movTue, 14 Nov 2006 21:26:10 -0800Podcastingno00:04:27Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU14-47 Mass of a Planet-fluid mechanicsPeter BeyersdorfGiven some measurements of the pressure in a fluid taken on the surface of an unknown planet, use Pascal's law and the universal law of gravitation to find the mass of the planet.Given some measurements of the pressure in a fluid taken on the surface of an unknown planet, use Pascal's law and the universal law of gravitation to find the mass of the planet.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/14-47%20Mass%20of%20a%20Planet-fluid%20mechanics.movTue, 14 Nov 2006 21:25:20 -0800Podcastingno00:04:14Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU14-37 Airplane Wing-fluid mechanicsPeter BeyersdorfUse Bernoulli's Equation to find the force on an airplane wing and then find the net force acting on the airplane.Use Bernoulli's Equation to find the force on an airplane wing and then find the net force acting on the airplane.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/14-37%20Airplane%20Wing-fluid%20mechanics.movTue, 14 Nov 2006 21:24:43 -0800Podcastingno00:05:51Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU14-29 Shower Head-fluid mechanicsPeter BeyersdorfUse the continuity equation to find the exit velocity for water in a shower headUse the continuity equation to find the exit velocity for water in a shower headhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/14-29%20Shower%20Head-fluid%20mechanics.movTue, 14 Nov 2006 21:24:18 -0800Podcastingno00:02:26Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU14-25 Wood Floating in Oil-fluid mechanicsPeter BeyersdorfFor a block of wood floating on top of a layer of water and below a layer of oil, find its mass and density given how high it is floatingFor a block of wood floating on top of a layer of water and below a layer of oil, find its mass and density given how high it is floatinghttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/14-25%20Wood%20Floating%20in%20Oil-fluid%20mechanics.movTue, 14 Nov 2006 21:23:45 -0800Podcastingno00:05:16Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU14-7 Gauge Pressure-fluid mechanicsPeter BeyersdorfDetermine the gauge pressure at a given distance below the surface of a fluid using Pascal's lawDetermine the gauge pressure at a given distance below the surface of a fluid using Pascal's lawhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/14-7%20Gauge%20Pressure-fluid%20mechanics.movTue, 14 Nov 2006 21:23:16 -0800Podcastingno00:02:12Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU14-3 Density of Gold-fluid mechanicsPeter BeyersdorfFind the density of a piece of metal given its mass and volume. Is the metal gold?Find the density of a piece of metal given its mass and volume. Is the metal gold?http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/14-3%20Density%20of%20Gold-fluid%20mechanics.movTue, 14 Nov 2006 21:22:44 -0800Podcastingno00:01:35Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU13-33 Cheese on a Spring-simple harmonic motionPeter BeyersdorfFor a piece of cheese oscillating on the end of a spring, find out how far the spring will be stretched when the oscillations stop.For a piece of cheese oscillating on the end of a spring, find out how far the spring will be stretched when the oscillations stop.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/13-33%20Cheese%20on%20a%20Spring-simple%20harmonic%20motion.movThu, 09 Nov 2006 21:27:58 -0800Podcastingno00:05:45Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU12-9 Gravitational Force Acting on the Moon-gravitationPeter BeyersdorfFind the gravitational force acting on the moon from the Earth and Sun for moon at three different points in the lunar orbitFind the gravitational force acting on the moon from the Earth and Sun for moon at three different points in the lunar orbithttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/12-9%20Gravitational%20Force%20Acting%20on%20the%20Moon-gravitation.movThu, 09 Nov 2006 21:27:20 -0800Podcastingno00:10:13Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU11-13 Beam in Equilibrium-equilibriumPeter BeyersdorfFind the tension in ropes holding up a beam in equilibrium.Find the tension in ropes holding up a beam in equilibrium.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/11-13%20Beam%20in%20Equilibrium-equilibrium.movMon, 06 Nov 2006 14:31:37 -0800Podcastingno00:13:16Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU10-63 Block and Cylinder-dynamics of rotational motionPeter BeyersdorfFind the acceleration of a block on a plane that is attached to a rotating cylinder which has non-negligible moment of inertiaFind the acceleration of a block on a plane that is attached to a rotating cylinder which has non-negligible moment of inertiahttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/10-63%20Block%20and%20Cylinder-dynamics%20of%20rotational%20motion.movTue, 24 Oct 2006 20:48:09 -0700Podcastingno00:05:43Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU10-47 Gyroscope-dynamics of rotational motionPeter BeyersdorfDetermine the direction that a gyroscope precessesDetermine the direction that a gyroscope precesseshttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/10-47%20Gyroscope-dynamics%20of%20rotational%20motion.movTue, 24 Oct 2006 20:48:06 -0700Podcastingno00:02:37Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU10-33 Power of a Motor-dynamics of rotational motionPeter BeyersdorfDetermine the lifting capacity of a motor with a given power and rotation rateDetermine the lifting capacity of a motor with a given power and rotation ratehttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/10-33%20Power%20of%20a%20Motor-dynamics%20of%20rotational%20motion.movTue, 24 Oct 2006 20:48:04 -0700Podcastingno00:03:16Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU10-19 Falling Yo Yo-dynamics of rotational motionPeter BeyersdorfFind the acceleration of a falling yo-yo and the tension in the string as it fallsFind the acceleration of a falling yo-yo and the tension in the string as it fallshttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/10-19%20Falling%20Yo%20Yo-dynamics%20of%20rotational%20motion.movTue, 24 Oct 2006 20:48:01 -0700Podcastingno00:06:09Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU10-7 Frictional Torque-dynamics of rotational motionPeter BeyersdorfFind the frictional torque necessary to slow a spinning object a given amount in a given timeFind the frictional torque necessary to slow a spinning object a given amount in a given timehttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/10-7%20Frictional%20Torque-dynamics%20of%20rotational%20motion.movTue, 24 Oct 2006 20:47:41 -0700Podcastingno00:05:31Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU10-3 Calculating Torque-dynamics of rotational motionPeter BeyersdorfFind the torque exerted on an object by each of three different forcesFind the torque exerted on an object by each of three different forceshttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/10-3%20Calculating%20Torque-dynamics%20of%20rotational%20motion.movTue, 24 Oct 2006 20:47:39 -0700Podcastingno00:04:31Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU10-1 Calculating Torque-dynamics of angular motionPeter BeyersdorfFind the torque that a force exerts on a wrench for six different configurationsFind the torque that a force exerts on a wrench for six different configurationshttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/10-1%20Calculating%20Torque-dynamics%20of%20angular%20motion.movTue, 24 Oct 2006 20:47:36 -0700Podcastingno00:07:33Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU9-100 Moment of Inertia of a Cone-rotation of rigid bodiesPeter BeyersdorfCalculate the moment of inertia for a cone.Calculate the moment of inertia for a cone.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/9-100%20Moment%20of%20Inertia%20of%20a%20Cone-rotation%20of%20rigid%20bodies.movTue, 17 Oct 2006 13:42:12 -0700Podcastingno00:06:52Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU9-85 Pulley With Inertia-rotation of rigid bodiesPeter BeyersdorfSolve for the speed of a falling block that must pull another block and spin a pulley that has inertia.Solve for the speed of a falling block that must pull another block and spin a pulley that has inertia.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/9-85%20Pulley%20With%20Inertia-rotation%20of%20rigid%20bodies.movTue, 17 Oct 2006 13:42:09 -0700Podcastingno00:04:34Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU9-63 Speedometer-rotation of rigid bodiesPeter BeyersdorfRelate the linear velocity of a car to the angular velocity of the axle as read by the speedometerRelate the linear velocity of a car to the angular velocity of the axle as read by the speedometerhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/9-63%20Speedometer-rotation%20of%20rigid%20bodies.movTue, 17 Oct 2006 13:42:07 -0700Podcastingno00:03:58Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU9-52 Parallel Axis Theorem for a Wheel-rotation of rigid bodiesPeter BeyersdorfUse the parallel axis theorem to find the moment of inertia for a wheel rotating about a point on its rim.Use the parallel axis theorem to find the moment of inertia for a wheel rotating about a point on its rim.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/9-52%20Parallel%20Axis%20Theorem%20for%20a%20Wheel-rotation%20of%20rigid%20bodies.movTue, 17 Oct 2006 13:42:04 -0700Podcastingno00:01:41Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU9-41 Moment of Inertia of a Wagon Wheel-rotation of rigid bodiesPeter BeyersdorfFind the moment of inertia for a wagon wheel given the size and shape of its components.Find the moment of inertia for a wagon wheel given the size and shape of its components.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/9-41%20Moment%20of%20Inertia%20of%20a%20Wagon%20Wheel-rotation%20of%20rigid%20bodies.movTue, 17 Oct 2006 13:41:59 -0700Podcastingno00:02:00Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU9-37 Moment of Inertia of a Distribution of Masses-rotation of rigid bodiesPeter BeyersdorfFind the moment of inertia for a distribution of masses.Find the moment of inertia for a distribution of masses.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/9-37%20Moment%20of%20Inertia%20of%20a%20Distribution%20of%20Masses-rotation%20of%20rigid%20bodies.movTue, 17 Oct 2006 13:41:57 -0700Podcastingno00:05:09Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU9-29 Drill Speed-rotation of rigid bodiesPeter BeyersdorfDetermine the linear acceleration of a point on the edge of a drill bit, given its angular velocity.Determine the linear acceleration of a point on the edge of a drill bit, given its angular velocity.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/9-29%20Drill%20Speed-rotation%20of%20rigid%20bodies.movTue, 17 Oct 2006 13:41:54 -0700Podcastingno00:03:18Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU9-21 Helicopter Rotor Blades-rotation of rigid bodiesPeter BeyersdorfRelate the parameters of angular motion for a helicopter rotor blade to the parameters of linear motion for a point on the tip of the blade.Relate the parameters of angular motion for a helicopter rotor blade to the parameters of linear motion for a point on the tip of the blade.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/9-21%20Helicopter%20Rotor%20Blades-rotation%20of%20rigid%20bodies.movTue, 17 Oct 2006 13:41:51 -0700Podcastingno00:02:55Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU9-9 Rotating Flywheel-rotation of rigid bodiesPeter BeyersdorfCalculate the change in the angular velocity and angular displacement of a flywheel that is slowing down due to frictionCalculate the change in the angular velocity and angular displacement of a flywheel that is slowing down due to frictionhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/9-9%20Rotating%20Flywheel-rotation%20of%20rigid%20bodies.movTue, 17 Oct 2006 13:41:49 -0700Podcastingno00:07:07Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU9-5 Instantaneous Angular Velocity-rotation of rigid bodiesPeter BeyersdorfRelate an expression for the angular displacement of a merry-go-round to its angular velocity and angular accelerationRelate an expression for the angular displacement of a merry-go-round to its angular velocity and angular accelerationhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/9-5%20Instantaneous%20Angular%20Velocity-rotation%20of%20rigid%20bodies.movTue, 17 Oct 2006 13:41:47 -0700Podcastingno00:04:29Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU9-1 Angles and Arc Lengths-rotation of rigid bodiesPeter BeyersdorfRelate an angle to arc lengths subtended by the angleRelate an angle to arc lengths subtended by the anglehttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/9-1%20Angles%20and%20Arc%20Lengths-rotation%20of%20rigid%20bodies.movTue, 17 Oct 2006 13:41:43 -0700Podcastingno00:01:52Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU8-45 Center of Mass-momentum and collisionsPeter BeyersdorfDetermine the center of mass of an objectDetermine the center of mass of an objecthttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/8-45%20Center%20of%20Mass-momentum%20and%20collisions.movTue, 10 Oct 2006 15:59:25 -0700Podcastingno00:02:36Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU8-39 Head on Elastic Collision-momentum and collisionsPeter BeyersdorfFind the velocity of a ball after a head-on elastic collisionFind the velocity of a ball after a head-on elastic collisionhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/8-39%20Head%20on%20Elastic%20Collision-momentum%20and%20collisions.movTue, 10 Oct 2006 15:59:04 -0700Podcastingno00:05:43Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU8-35 Speed of a Bullet-momentum and collisionsPeter BeyersdorfFind the speed of a bullet by using the work-energy theorem and conservation of momentum during a collision with a blockFind the speed of a bullet by using the work-energy theorem and conservation of momentum during a collision with a blockhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/8-35%20Speed%20of%20a%20Bullet-momentum%20and%20collisions.movTue, 10 Oct 2006 15:58:27 -0700Podcastingno00:07:16Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU8-27 Collision of Two Pucks-momentum and collisionsPeter BeyersdorfFind the velocity of a puck after collision with another puckFind the velocity of a puck after collision with another puckhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/8-27%20Collision%20of%20Two%20Pucks-momentum%20and%20collisions.movTue, 10 Oct 2006 15:58:10 -0700Podcastingno00:09:27Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU8-19 Compressed Spring-momentum and collisionsPeter BeyersdorfFind the velocities of two masses after they are launched by a springFind the velocities of two masses after they are launched by a springhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/8-19%20Compressed%20Spring-momentum%20and%20collisions.movTue, 10 Oct 2006 15:51:32 -0700Podcastingno00:05:02Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU8-17 Hip Check-momentum and collisionsPeter BeyersdorfFind the velocity of a hockey player after being hip-checkedFind the velocity of a hockey player after being hip-checkedhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/8-17%20Hip%20Check-momentum%20and%20collisions.movTue, 10 Oct 2006 15:51:04 -0700Podcastingno00:09:20Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU8-1 Momentum of a Truck-momentum and collisionsPeter BeyersdorfFind the momentum of a moving truckFind the momentum of a moving truckhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/8-1%20Momentum%20of%20a%20Truck-momentum%20and%20collisions.movTue, 10 Oct 2006 15:49:16 -0700Podcastingno00:04:44Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSUGas Guzzling-work, energy, and powerPeter BeyersdorfSolutions to Homework 7 - Gas GuzzlingSolutions to Homework 7 - Gas Guzzlinghttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/Gas%20Guzzling-work%2C%20energy%2C%20and%20power.movTue, 10 Oct 2006 09:23:28 -0700Podcastingno00:23:25Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSUMidterm 2 Solutions-fall 2006Peter BeyersdorfSolutions to midterm #2Solutions to midterm #2http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/Midterm%202%20Solutions-fall%202006.movThu, 05 Oct 2006 12:17:49 -0700Podcastingno00:19:11Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSUHomework 6 - Design Your Own Rollercoaster - solutionsPeter BeyersdorfSolutions to the homework where you were asked about the parameters of a rollercoasterSolutions to the homework where you were asked about the parameters of a rollercoasterhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/Design%20Your%20Own%20Rollercoaster-conservation%20of%20energy.movTue, 03 Oct 2006 12:42:56 -0700Podcastingno00:17:06Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU7-76 Minimum Speed of a Moving Block-conservation of energyPeter BeyersdorfFind the angle of a ramp that causes a block sliding up the ramp to have the minimum speed after sliding a certain distanceFind the angle of a ramp that causes a block sliding up the ramp to have the minimum speed after sliding a certain distancehttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/7-76%20Minimum%20Speed%20of%20a%20Moving%20Block-conservation%20of%20energy.movTue, 26 Sep 2006 16:21:41 -0700Podcastingno00:06:49Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU7-51 Bungee Jump-conservation of energyPeter BeyersdorfFind the parameters of a bungee cord necessary for a given bungee jumpFind the parameters of a bungee cord necessary for a given bungee jumphttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/7-51%20Bungee%20Jump-conservation%20of%20energy.movTue, 26 Sep 2006 16:20:14 -0700Podcastingno00:05:40Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU7-46 Roller Coaster Loop-conservation of energyPeter BeyersdorfFind the minimum height of a roller-coaster hill for the coaster to go over a loop successfully.Find the minimum height of a roller-coaster hill for the coaster to go over a loop successfully.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/7-46%20Roller%20Coaster%20Loop-conservation%20of%20energy.movTue, 26 Sep 2006 16:19:47 -0700Podcastingno00:05:30Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU7-41 Legal Physics-work and energyPeter BeyersdorfFind the speed a car was traveling given the length of the skid marks it left when it stopped.Find the speed a car was traveling given the length of the skid marks it left when it stopped.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/7-41%20Legal%20Physics-work%20and%20energy.movTue, 26 Sep 2006 16:19:19 -0700Podcastingno00:04:44Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU7-33 Energy Diagram for Hydrogen-work and energyPeter BeyersdorfFind the force on a particle from the energy diagram. Is it attractive or repulsive?Find the force on a particle from the energy diagram. Is it attractive or repulsive?http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/7-33%20Energy%20Diagram%20for%20Hydrogen-work%20and%20energy.movTue, 26 Sep 2006 16:18:43 -0700Podcastingno00:01:58Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU7-29 Friction on a Book-work and energyPeter BeyersdorfCheck if friction is a conservative force or not by determining the work it does when a book sliding on a table moves in a closed pathCheck if friction is a conservative force or not by determining the work it does when a book sliding on a table moves in a closed pathhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/7-29%20Friction%20on%20a%20Book-work%20and%20energy.movTue, 26 Sep 2006 16:08:12 -0700Podcastingno00:03:00Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU7-15 Energy in a Spring-work and energyPeter BeyersdorfFind the energy stored in a spring when it is stretched or compressedFind the energy stored in a spring when it is stretched or compressedhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/7-15%20Energy%20in%20a%20Spring-work%20and%20energy.movTue, 26 Sep 2006 16:03:29 -0700Podcastingno00:03:07Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU7-2 Lifting a Sack of Sugar-work and energyPeter BeyersdorfFind the force necessary to lift a sack of sugar. Find the work done.Find the force necessary to lift a sack of sugar. Find the work done.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/7-2%20Lifting%20a%20Sack%20of%20Sugar-work%20and%20energy.movTue, 26 Sep 2006 16:01:10 -0700Podcastingno00:02:40Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU6-45 a Tandem Bike-work and energyPeter BeyersdorfFind the power necessary to ride a bike at a given speedFind the power necessary to ride a bike at a given speedhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/6-45%20a%20Tandem%20Bike-work%20and%20energy.movTue, 26 Sep 2006 15:58:46 -0700Podcastingno00:02:19Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU6-33 Compressing a Spring-work and energyPeter BeyersdorfFind the work necessary to compress or stretch a springFind the work necessary to compress or stretch a springhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/6-33%20Compressing%20a%20Spring-work%20and%20energy.movTue, 26 Sep 2006 15:58:21 -0700Podcastingno00:04:29Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU6-14 Throwing a Rock-work and energyPeter BeyersdorfFind the initial speed and eventual height of a thrown rock using the work energy theoremFind the initial speed and eventual height of a thrown rock using the work energy theoremhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/6-14%20Throwing%20a%20Rock-work%20and%20energy.movTue, 26 Sep 2006 15:56:23 -0700Podcastingno00:05:38Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU6-3 Reeling in a Fish-work and energyPeter BeyersdorfFind the work done reeling in a fishFind the work done reeling in a fishhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/6-3%20Reeling%20in%20a%20Fish-work%20and%20energy.movTue, 26 Sep 2006 15:56:05 -0700Podcastingno00:01:43Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSUHW 5 Rides and Elevators-application of newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfSolutions to Homework 5 - rides and elevatorsSolutions to Homework 5 - rides and elevatorshttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/HW%205%20Rides%20and%20Elevators-application%20of%20newtons%20laws.movTue, 26 Sep 2006 09:06:35 -0700Podcastingno00:14:19Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSUAtwoods Machine-application of newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfWe look at the behavior of an elevator system known as Atwood's machine that consists of two masses held by a rope that goes over a pulley.We look at the behavior of an elevator system known as Atwood's machine that consists of two masses held by a rope that goes over a pulley.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/Atwoods%20Machine-application%20of%20newtons%20laws.movThu, 21 Sep 2006 15:24:31 -0700Podcastingno00:06:34Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU5-85 Blocks and Pulleys-application of newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfWe find the acceleration of a pair of blocks that are connected to each other by a rope and a system of pulleys,We find the acceleration of a pair of blocks that are connected to each other by a rope and a system of pulleys,http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/5-85%20Blocks%20and%20Pulleys-application%20of%20newtons%20laws.movTue, 19 Sep 2006 16:45:43 -0700Podcastingno00:04:31Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU5-43 Swinging Stone-application of newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfWe find the maximum speed a stone can be swung at when it is on the end of a rope before that rope breaksWe find the maximum speed a stone can be swung at when it is on the end of a rope before that rope breakshttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/5-43%20Swinging%20Stone-application%20of%20newtons%20laws.movTue, 19 Sep 2006 16:45:20 -0700Podcastingno00:02:04Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU5-30 Cat on a Block-application of newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfWe find the acceleration of a block being pulled along a table by a rope and before and after a cat jumps onto the blockWe find the acceleration of a block being pulled along a table by a rope and before and after a cat jumps onto the blockhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/5-30%20Cat%20on%20a%20Block-application%20of%20newtons%20laws.movTue, 19 Sep 2006 16:44:41 -0700Podcastingno00:06:03Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU5-21 Free Body Diagrams of Blocks-application of newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfWe draw the free body diagrams for two blocks on an incline connected by a rope over a pulleyWe draw the free body diagrams for two blocks on an incline connected by a rope over a pulleyhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/5-21%20Free%20Body%20Diagrams%20of%20Blocks-application%20of%20newtons%20laws.movTue, 19 Sep 2006 16:43:58 -0700Podcastingno00:04:31Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU5-19 Apparent Weight-application of newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfFind the acceleration of an elevator necessary for a passenger to have an apparent weight that differs from her actual weightFind the acceleration of an elevator necessary for a passenger to have an apparent weight that differs from her actual weighthttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/5-19%20Apparent%20Weight-application%20of%20newtons%20laws.movTue, 19 Sep 2006 16:16:55 -0700Podcastingno00:03:58Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU5-13 Tethered Blocks-application of newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfFind the tension in two ropes that keep two blocks from sliding down an inclined planeFind the tension in two ropes that keep two blocks from sliding down an inclined planehttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/5-13%20Tethered%20Blocks-application%20of%20newtons%20laws.movTue, 19 Sep 2006 16:16:02 -0700Podcastingno00:06:36Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU5-7 Wrecking Ball in Equilibrium-application of newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfFind the tension in the cables necessary to hold a wrecking ball in equilibriumFind the tension in the cables necessary to hold a wrecking ball in equilibriumhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/5-7%20Wrecking%20Ball%20in%20Equilibrium-application%20of%20newtons%20laws.movTue, 19 Sep 2006 16:15:40 -0700Podcastingno00:04:38Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU5-3 Hanging From a Rope-application of newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfA person is hanging from a rope, what is the tension in the rope as a function of the deflection angleA person is hanging from a rope, what is the tension in the rope as a function of the deflection anglehttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/5-3%20Hanging%20From%20a%20Rope-application%20of%20newtons%20laws.movTue, 19 Sep 2006 15:39:47 -0700Podcastingno00:05:05Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSUHW 4 solutions - Highway of Perilous Death-circular motionPeter BeyersdorfWe look at how much a road must be banked for a car to accelerate around a turn without the aid of frictionWe look at how much a road must be banked for a car to accelerate around a turn without the aid of frictionhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/Highway%20of%20Perilous%20Death-circular%20motion.movTue, 19 Sep 2006 09:56:49 -0700Podcastingno00:09:46Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSUMidterm 1 Solutions-fall 2006Peter BeyersdorfSolutions to Midterm 1 on kinematicsSolutions to Midterm 1 on kinematicshttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/Midterm%201%20Solutions-fall%202006.movThu, 14 Sep 2006 22:24:21 -0700Podcastingno00:16:02Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU4-28 Tow Rope-newons lawsPeter BeyersdorfFind the tension in a tow rope necessary to pull a skier up a ski slope.Find the tension in a tow rope necessary to pull a skier up a ski slope.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/4-28%20Tow%20Rope-newons%20laws.movTue, 12 Sep 2006 15:30:26 -0700Podcastingno00:04:48Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU4-25 Pendulum on a Train-newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfFind the force responsible for accelerating a pendulum bob in an accelerating train carFind the force responsible for accelerating a pendulum bob in an accelerating train carhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/4-25%20Pendulum%20on%20a%20Train-newtons%20laws.movTue, 12 Sep 2006 15:30:25 -0700Podcastingno00:02:47Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU4-23 Acceleration of the Earth-newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfCalculate the acceleration that the Earth feels due to the reaction force of the weight of a person.Calculate the acceleration that the Earth feels due to the reaction force of the weight of a person.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/4-23%20Acceleration%20of%20the%20Earth-newtons%20laws.movTue, 12 Sep 2006 15:30:23 -0700Podcastingno00:02:22Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU4-22 Woman in Elevator-newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfFind the reaction forces for the forces that act on a woman in an accelerating elevatorFind the reaction forces for the forces that act on a woman in an accelerating elevatorhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/4-22%20Woman%20in%20Elevator-newtons%20laws.movTue, 12 Sep 2006 15:30:21 -0700Podcastingno00:04:17Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU4-9 Box on Ice-newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfWhat is the mass of a box given its acceleration when pushed on by a given force?What is the mass of a box given its acceleration when pushed on by a given force?http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/4-9%20Box%20on%20Ice-newtons%20laws.movTue, 12 Sep 2006 15:30:19 -0700Podcastingno00:01:05Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU4-4 Block on a Plane-newtons lawsPeter BeyersdorfHow hard must you pull on a rope to get a block to slide up a plane?How hard must you pull on a rope to get a block to slide up a plane?http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/4-4%20Block%20on%20a%20Plane-newtons%20laws.movTue, 12 Sep 2006 15:30:16 -0700Podcastingno00:02:27Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSUHuman Trebuchet-projectile motionPeter BeyersdorfSolution to homework 3 - The Human TrebuchetSolution to homework 3 - The Human Trebuchethttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/Human%20Trebuchet-projectile%20motion.movTue, 12 Sep 2006 09:44:09 -0700Podcastingno00:17:37Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU3-21 Carnival Game-projectile motionPeter BeyersdorfDetermine how high a target needs to be in order to be hit.Determine how high a target needs to be in order to be hit.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/3-21%20Carnival%20Game-projectile%20motion.movTue, 05 Sep 2006 15:58:57 -0700Podcastingno00:07:06Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU3-12 Jumping Off a Cliff-projectile motionPeter BeyersdorfCalculate the necessary initial velocity for the cliff diver to avoid the ledge belowCalculate the necessary initial velocity for the cliff diver to avoid the ledge belowhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/3-12%20Jumping%20Off%20a%20Cliff-projectile%20motion.movTue, 05 Sep 2006 15:58:26 -0700Podcastingno00:05:03Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSUHW2 San Jose Grand Prix-1d kinematicsPeter BeyersdorfUsing information provided about the SAn Jose Grand Prix find the acceleration and other parameters for the race cars.Using information provided about the SAn Jose Grand Prix find the acceleration and other parameters for the race cars.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/HW2%20San%20Jose%20Grand%20Prix-1d%20kinematics.movTue, 05 Sep 2006 13:23:59 -0700Podcastingno00:11:16Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU2-95 Catching the Bus-1D kinematicsPeter BeyersdorfUse the equations of motion in 1 dimension to figure out how fast you need to run to catch a bus that is accelerating away from a nearby bus stopUse the equations of motion in 1 dimension to figure out how fast you need to run to catch a bus that is accelerating away from a nearby bus stophttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/2-95%20Catching%20the%20Bus-1d%20kinematics.movThu, 31 Aug 2006 14:19:23 -0700Podcastingno00:08:10Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU2-45 Throwing a Water Balloon-1d kinematicsPeter BeyersdorfUSe the equations of motion in 1D to find the parameters of motion for a water balloon thrown from the roof of a buildingUSe the equations of motion in 1D to find the parameters of motion for a water balloon thrown from the roof of a buildinghttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/2-45%20Throwing%20a%20Water%20Balloon-1d%20kinematics.movThu, 31 Aug 2006 14:18:49 -0700Podcastingno00:07:17Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU2-39 Jumping Flea-1d kinematicsPeter BeyersdorfUSe the equations of motion in 1D to analyze the trajectory of a flea in free fall after jumpingUSe the equations of motion in 1D to analyze the trajectory of a flea in free fall after jumpinghttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/2-39%20Jumping%20Flea-1d%20kinematics.movThu, 31 Aug 2006 14:18:15 -0700Podcastingno00:05:37Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU2-33 Trip to the Moon-1d kinematicsPeter BeyersdorfFind the time to travel to the moon using some given values and the equations of motion in 1 dimensionFind the time to travel to the moon using some given values and the equations of motion in 1 dimensionhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/2-33%20Trip%20to%20the%20Moon-1d%20kinematics.movThu, 31 Aug 2006 14:17:27 -0700Podcastingno00:09:42Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU2-27 Acceleration of a Car-1D motion with constant accelerationPeter BeyersdorfUse the equations of motion in 1D to find the acceleration of a carUse the equations of motion in 1D to find the acceleration of a carhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/2-27%20Acceleration%20of%20a%20Car-1D%20motion%20with%20constant%20acceleration.movThu, 31 Aug 2006 14:16:49 -0700Podcastingno00:05:01Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU2-23 Automobile Airbags-1d kinematicsPeter BeyersdorfUse the equations of motion in 1D to analyze a car crashUse the equations of motion in 1D to analyze a car crashhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/2-23%20Automobile%20Airbags-1d%20kinematics.movThu, 31 Aug 2006 14:16:22 -0700Podcastingno00:03:23Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU2-21 Running Antelope-1d kinematicsPeter BeyersdorfUse the equations of motion in 1D to find the acceleration of an antelopeUse the equations of motion in 1D to find the acceleration of an antelopehttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/2-21%20Running%20Antelope-1d%20kinematics.movThu, 31 Aug 2006 14:15:11 -0700Podcastingno00:04:18Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU2-19 Spider Crawl-1d kinematicsPeter BeyersdorfRelate the parameters of motion to a graph of displacement versus timeRelate the parameters of motion to a graph of displacement versus timehttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/2-19%20Spider%20Crawl-1d%20kinematics.movThu, 31 Aug 2006 14:14:27 -0700Podcastingno00:05:29Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSUHW1 The Flying Fox-vector manipulationPeter BeyersdorfThe method for the solution to homework 1 is presented. A written solution and the full set of answers are available in a PDF document in the handouts podcast.The method for the solution to homework 1 is presented. A written solution and the full set of answers are available in a PDF document in the handouts podcast.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/HW1%20The%20Flying%20Fox-vector%20manipulation.movThu, 31 Aug 2006 10:09:22 -0700Podcastingno00:19:58Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU1-12 Percent Error in a Year-unit conversionPeter BeyersdorfWe practice unit conversion by finding the number of seconds in a year and then find the percent error in a simple estimate of this numberWe practice unit conversion by finding the number of seconds in a year and then find the percent error in a simple estimate of this numberhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/1-12%20Percent%20Error%20in%20a%20Year-unit%20conversion.movTue, 22 Aug 2006 16:33:56 -0700Podcastingno00:03:10Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU1-7 Speed of the Concorde-unit conversionPeter BeyersdorfWe show how to convert units from miles per hour to kilometers per hour and meters per secondWe show how to convert units from miles per hour to kilometers per hour and meters per secondhttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/1-7%20Speed%20of%20the%20Concorde-unit%20conversion.movTue, 22 Aug 2006 16:33:42 -0700Podcastingno00:04:54Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf, SJSU1-54 Vector Cross Products-vector reviewPeter BeyersdorfWe practice taking the cross product (also called the vector product) of vectors. We use both the method of the determinate and the right hand rule.We practice taking the cross product (also called the vector product) of vectors. We use both the method of the determinate and the right hand rule.http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/1-54%20Vector%20Cross%20Products-vector%20review.movMon, 21 Aug 2006 12:46:16 -0700Podcastingno00:06:52Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf1-50 Vector Dot Products-vector reviewPeter BeyersdorfWe practice taking the dot product (also called the scalar product) of vectorsWe practice taking the dot product (also called the scalar product) of vectorshttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/1-50%20Vector%20Dot%20Products-vector%20review.movMon, 21 Aug 2006 12:45:34 -0700Podcastingno00:07:17Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf1-39 Vector Addition by Components-vector reviewPeter BeyersdorfWe practice adding vectors by adding their componentsWe practice adding vectors by adding their componentshttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/1-39%20Vector%20Addition%20by%20Components-vector%20review.movMon, 21 Aug 2006 12:45:13 -0700Podcastingno00:05:53Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf1-32 Graphical Addition of Vectors-vector reviewPeter BeyersdorfWe show how to use a ruler and protractor to estimate the sum of vectorsWe show how to use a ruler and protractor to estimate the sum of vectorshttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/1-32%20Graphical%20Addition%20of%20Vectors-vector%20review.movMon, 21 Aug 2006 12:44:54 -0700Podcastingno00:04:04Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf1-97 The Big Dipper-vector manipulationPeter BeyersdorfProblem 1.97 from the textbook - Given the location of two stars in the big dipper relative to the Earth, where would the Earth appear from the perspective of one of the stars?Problem 1.97 from the textbook - Given the location of two stars in the big dipper relative to the Earth, where would the Earth appear from the perspective of one of the stars?http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/1-97%20The%20Big%20Dipper-vector%20manipulation.movFri, 11 Aug 2006 20:23:15 -0700Podcastingno00:11:18Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, BeiersdorfVector Example-Vector ComponentsPeter BeyersdorfWe break a vector into its x and y components, then we consider an example where the components of the vector we are interested are inclined at an angleWe break a vector into its x and y components, then we consider an example where the components of the vector we are interested are inclined at an anglehttp://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/beyersdorf/Phys50/Vector%20Example-Vector%20Components.movFri, 11 Aug 2006 20:21:02 -0700Podcastingno00:05:38Beyrsdorf, Byersdorf, Beiersdorf