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About University Physics

University Physics is designed for the two- or three-semester calculus-based physics course. The text has been developed to meet the scope and sequence of most university physics courses and provides a foundation for a career in mathematics, science, or engineering. The book provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of physics and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and to the world around them.

Questions & Answers

what Is tidal wave
Pranay Reply
Specific heat capacity .....what is the formulae for solving the SHC of a substance in respect to its container
E-vibes Reply
Heat ÷ (change in temperature x Mass)
what is symbol of nano
Iqra Reply
what is the symbol of nano
using dimensional analysis find the unit of gravitation constant G in F=G m1 m2/r
John Reply
Newton meter per kg square
meter squre par second and kg swaure
what are the possible sources of error in coefficient of static and dynamic friction and there precautions
what is Bohr
Shcorah Reply
He is a physicist who formulated the atomic model of an Atom
And made 3 postulates
Check university physics vol 3 > Nuclear physics
Bohr model
what is mean by Doppler effect
increase or decrease in the frequency of sound and light.
is it?
actually it is apparent change in the frequency of light or sound as object move towards or away.
state the basic assumption of kinetic theory of gases
state the characteristics of gases that differentiate them from solids
identify the magnitude and direction a vector quantity
Alvean Reply
Identify work done on an inclined plane given at angle to the horizontal
formula for Velocity
Honey_and Reply
what is the value of x 6yx7y
Elijah Reply
what is the formula for frictional force
bassey Reply
I believe, correct me if I am wrong, but Ffr=Fn*mu
frictional force ,mathematically Fforce (Ffr) =K∆R where by K stands for coefficient of friction ,R stands for normal force/reaction NB: R = mass of a body ( m) x Acc.due gravity (g) The formula will hold the meaning if and only if the body is relatively moving with zero angle (∅ = 0°C)
What is concept associated with linear motion
Adeoye Reply
what causes friction?
uneven surfaces cause friction Elijah
rough surfacea
what will happen to vapor pressure when you add solute to a solution?
shane Reply
how is freezing point depression different from boiling point elevation?
how is the osmotic pressure affect the blood serum?
what is the example of colligative properties that seen in everyday living?
freezing point depression deals with the particles in the matter(liquid) loosing energy.....while boiling elevation is the particles of the matter(liquid)gaining energy
What is motion
Adeoye Reply
moving place to place
change position with respect to surrounding
to which
to where ?
the phenomenon of an object to changes its position with respect to the reference point with passage of time then it is called as motion
it's just a change in position
reference point -it is a fixed point respect to which can say that a object is at rest or motion
A change in position
change in position depending on time
a change in the position of a body
Is there any calculation for line integral in scalar feild?
Sadia Reply

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