A linearly polarized plane wave of wavelength lembda, is travelling in air and ia incident normally on a plane sheet of glass. Show that the ratio of the reflected to the incident electric field amplitude is (n(glass)-n(air))/(n(glass)+n(air)) where n(air) and n(glass) are the refractive indices of ai
Show that the complex refractive index of a conducting medium can be expressed as n = λ0(1+i)/2 πδ and n = λ0(1-i)/2πδ where δ is the skin depth. Hence find the power reflection coefficient for an EM wave incident from free space on a good non-magnetic conductor at normal incidence. Show that the energy lost per unit area
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Question 1  In a coal fired power plant the output from the steam turbine is 500 MW in the form of shaft power. This is connected to an electric turbine with an efficiency of 96 %. The output voltage from the electric generator is 2000 V. What is the power output from the electric generator? What is the electric current
A typical adult ear has a surface area of about 1.9 10-3 m2. The sound intensity during a normal conversation is about 3.6 10-6 W/m2 at the listener's ear. Assume the sound strikes the surface of the ear perpendicularly. How much power is intercepted by the ear?
See attached file for full problem description. 18. A 120-V rms voltage at 1000 Hz is applied to a resistor and an inductor in series. If the impedance of this circuit is 110 ohms, what is the maximum value of the current? 19. A 200-ohm resistor, a 40.0-mH inductor and a 2.00-uF capacitor are connected in series with a 120
A 2.40 * 10^2 kg piano is being lifted at a steady speed from ground level straight up to an apartment 10.0 m above the ground. The crane that is doing the lifting produces a steady power of 4.00 *10^2 W. How much time does it take to lift the piano?
The instantaneous current and voltage in an electrical circuit are given by: i = Icos(50pi*t) v = Vcos(50*pit + pi/6) Determine an expression for the instantaneous power in the circuit p = iv, "AS THE SUM OF 2 COSINES" If I is 0.003 Amps and V is 5 volts, calculate the maximum value of p, giving the answer in watts corre
1. The 50-lb load is hoisted by the pulley system and motor M. If the crate starts from rest and by constant acceleration attains a speed of 15 ft/s after rising 6 ft, determine the power that must be applied to the motor at this instant. The motor has an efficiency ε = 0.76. Neglect the mass of the pulleys and cable. 2. Ro
Consider the observable q_u = u_1q_1+u_2q_2+u_3q_3 , where the q_i are the Pauli matrices and where u = (u_1,u_2,u_3) in R^3 and the Hamiltonian is H = q3. Compute the observable (q_u)_H (t) derived from q_u in the Heisenberg picture.
A power cycle for a piston-cylinder device is described by the following four processes: 1→2 Isothermal compression from T1 = 300K, P1 = 100 kPa to P2 = 600 kPa. 2→3 Constant pressure heat addition until the temperature is T3 = 800K. 3→4 Isentropic expansion until the volume at state 4 equals the volume at state 1. 4
I have done an example to calculate the actual max efficiency of a power plant given the temperatures of both the hot and cold reservoirs. My book, however, tells me nothing about how to calculate any of the following questions. A power plant produces 1 GW of electricity, at an efficiency of 40%. (a) At what rate does th
Put these prefixes in order of increasing size. Put 1 for the smallest, 2 for the next largest, etc. 1. tera- 2. centi- 3. nano- 4. giga- 5. milli- 6. mega- 7. micro- 8. kilo-
An old analog hand-held cellular telephone operates in the 860 to 900 MHz band and has a power output of 0.600 W from an antenna 10.0 cm long. a. Find the average magnitude of the Poynting vector 4.00 cm from the antenna, at the location of a typical person's head. Assume that the antenna emits energy with cylindrical wave
Problems on deflation of electron in a Thomson's e/m apparatus, diffraction grating, radiation and Compton effect.
(See attached file for full problem description with diagrams) --- 1. An electron entering Thomson's e/m apparatus (Figure 3.2 and 3.3) has an initial velocity (in horizontal direction only) of 0.7 107 m/s. Lying around the lab is a permanent horseshoe magnet of strength 1.3 10-2 T, which you would like to use. Figu
1. An object of mass 0.23 kg is initially at the origin and is acted on by the sole force F=(0.50 N)i. After a certain amount of time, the object is at a position r=(0.80 m)i. What is the changed in the object's kinetic energy? 2. 74 gram ball is tossed straight up in the air, rises to a maximum point, then falls back until
When a mass of 25.0 grams is suspended from a certain spring and lowered slowly until the spring stops stretching, the spring stretches 2.00 cm. What is the spring constant of the spring? a. 1.25 N/m b. 0.800 N/m c. 7.85 N/m d. 12.3 N/m A mass of 40.0 grams is attached to a vertical spring with a spring constant k = 2
A passenger bus in Zurich, Switzerland derived its motive power from the energy stored in a large flywheel.
A passenger bus in Zurich, Switzerland derived its motive power from the energy stored in a large flywheel. The wheel was brought up to speed periodically, when the bus stopped at a station, by an electric motor, which could then be attached to the electric power lines. The flywheel was a solid cylinder with a mass of m and a di
1. Wavelength of particles a. Consider a dust particle of diameter d =1 micron, mass m= 10^-15 kg, and speed v = 1 mm/s. Calculate the de Broglie wavelength of the particle and compare with the particle's size. b. Now consider a thermal neutron, i.e, a neutron (m=1.67 x 10^-27 kg) with a speed corresponding to the average the
I need help with the following two problems in the attachment. How do I tell if velocity and acceleration are positive, negative or zero? Please see the attached file. 1) The next figure above shows the velocity vectors corresponding to the upward motion of the power ball. Indicate whether its velocity and acceleration, respe
Please see instructions on attachment. Please solve each and give a complete detailed step by step solution to solving each problem no matter how easy. I am trying to learn and not an expert. Give answer and way to solve. Adult student trying to make my way through all this and need your help! 1) A flat circular plate o
The vertical displacement of a string is given by y(x,t) = (6.00mm) cos[(3.25m to the power of (-1)) x - (7.22 s to the power of (-1))t]. What is the wavelength of the wave?
An X-ray machine operates from a 220V supply. The machine power is 800W and the supply must also supply six 24W, 220V indicator lights. Please answer all questions with full explanations thankyou 1) What is the total power required? 2) What is the current drawn from the 220V supply? 3) A transformer with 250 turns in
What is the power of a sound wave (B = 32 dB) passing through an area of 12.5 cm ^2? Suppose the same sound wave passes through an area of 25 cm^2. What is its intensity level?
Hi. Can someone please show me how to do the following problem? "The medium-powered objective lens in a laboratory microscope has a focal length f-objective = 4.00 mm. (a) If this lens produces a lateral magnification of -40.0, whiat is the distance from the object to the objective lens? (b) What is the focal length of an ey
A wire 1.2 m long and 0.4 mm diameter has a resistance of 4.9. Calculate the resistance of another wire of the same material whose length is 0.8 m and diameter is 0.24 mm.
Please see attached for diagram. If points A and B in the figure below are connected to a 10 V battery, what is the power dissipated in each of the resistors assuming that R = 65 ohms. 12 ohms resistor : 55 ohms resistor : 65 ohms resistor :
A turboprop producing 1000 kW drives a propeller operating at 85% propulsive efficiency. If the fuel flow to the engine is 0.07 kg/s, determine the overall thermal efficiency of the engine.
A turboprop engine produces a "Brake Specific Fuel Consumption" of 0.5 lb/bhp/hr. Determine the fuel flow (in kg/s) required at this bsfc to produce 800 bhp of power.
Hi, I need some assistance with the following physics problems. Please view the attachment to see the full set of questions.