Fundamentals of Physics - examples
On the direct road, the passenger car overtakes the slower bus by starting to overtake 20 meters from the bus and after passing it ahead of it again 20 meters away. The car overtakes at a steady speed of 72 km/h, the bus goes at a steady speed of 54 km/h..
- The swimmer
The swimmer swims at a constant speed of 0.85 m/s relative to water flow. The current speed in the river is 0.40 m/s, the river width is 90 m. a) What is the resulting speed of the swimmer with respect to the tree on the riverbank when the swimmer motion
After the parachute is opened, the paratrooper drops to the ground at a constant speed of 2 m/s, with the sidewinding at a steady speed of 1.5 m/s. Find: a) the magnitude of its resulting velocity with respect to the ground, b) the distance of his land fr
- Outside temperature
The temperature outside was 57 degree Fahrenheit. During the next few hours it decreased by 18 degrees and then increased by 23 degrees. Find new temperature.
Seawater has a density of 1025 kg/m3, ice 920 kg/m3. 8 liters of seawater froze and created a cube. Calculate the size of the cube edge.
Imagine that a unit of air at a temperature of 25°C rises up a mountain range that is 3,000 meters high on the windward side and which descends to 1,200 meters on the leeward side, assuming that the air will remain dry what will its temperature when it cro
- Air thermal
Imagine that a unit of air rises at 3000 meters high, if temperature decreases 6 degrees celcius for every 1000 meter, what will be its temperature at 1400 meters, 2000 meters, 2500 meters and when it reaches the 3000 meter elevation. Starting temperature.
- Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower in Paris is 300 meters high, is made of steel. Its weight is 8000 tons. How tall is the tower model made of the same material, if it weigh is 2.4 kg?
In point O acts three orthogonal forces: F1 = 20 N, F2 = 7 N and F3 = 19 N. Determine the resultant of F and the angles between F and forces F1, F2 and F3.
- Widescreen monitor
Computer business hit by a wave of widescreen monitors and televisions. Calculate the area of the LCD monitor with a diagonal size 20 inches at ratio 4:3 and then 16:9 aspect ratio. Is buying widescreen monitors with same diagonal more advantageous tha
- Reconstruction of the corridor
Calculate how many minutes will be reduced to travel 187 km long railway corridor, where the maximum speed increases from 120 km/h to 160 km/h. Calculate how many minutes will shorten travel time, if we consider that the train must stop at 6 stations, eac
From the cottage started first group of tourists at 10:00 AM at speed 4 km/h. The second started after them 47 minutes later at speed 6 km/h. How long and how many kilometers from the cottage will catch the first group?
- Reservoir + water
Reservoir completely filled with water weighs 12 kg. After pouring off three quarters of the amount of water weights 3 kg. Calculate the weight and volume of the reservoir.
- Two forces
Two forces with magnitudes of 25 and 30 pounds act on an object at angles of 10° and 100° respectively. Find the direction and magnitude of the resultant force. Round to two decimal places in all intermediate steps and in your final answer.
- Hollow sphere
Steel hollow sphere floats on the water plunged into half its volume. Determine the outer radius of the sphere and wall thickness, if you know that the weight of the sphere is 0.5 kg and density of steel is 7850 kg/m3
The train is running at speeds of 96 km/h. From the beginning of braking to full stop train run for 3.3 minutes. If the train slows the braking equally, calculate the distance of the place from the station where you need to start to brake.
- Two runners
Two runners ran simultaneously towards each other from locations distant 34.6 km. The average speed of the first runner was 1/5 higher than the average speed of the second runner. How long should each ran a 34.6 km, if you know that they meet after 67 mi
What is the average speed of the car, where half of the distance covered passed at speed 66 km/h and the other half at 86 km/h.
- BMI index
Calculate BMI (body mass index, an index indicating obesity, overweight, normal weight, underweight) man weighing m = 71 kg and height h = 170 cm. Index is calculated according to equation (formula): ? With BMI index is possible to compare people of diff
- Circular motion
Mass point moves moves uniformly in a circle with radius r = 3.4 m angular velocity ω = 3.6 rad/s. Calculate the period, frequency, and the centripetal acceleration of this movement.