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Resistors - Finding the Current

Hi. Can someone please help me with the following problem? I'll try to draw the circuit (with battery and 4 resistors), but I don't know if all the spacing will come out right. The "///" are resistors. Basically, it's a circuit with a 15-V battery and 4 resistors. First you hit R1, which = 11 ohms. Then there are two paths

RL Circuit: Calculating Power

Question: An ac generator with a frequency of 1.00 kHz and an rms voltage of 24 V is connected in series with a 2000 ohm resistor and a 0.365 H inductor. (a) What is the power factor for this circuit? (b) What is the average power consumed by this circuit?"

Average Power fun

Scott, riding for the Mercury team, won the 2002 Mt. Rushmore Hill Climb bicycle race with a winning time of 1 hour 50 minutes 20 seconds. The race is 28 miles in length with a total altitude gain of 7000ft. Scott weighs in at 130 lbs and his hill climbing bike weighs 17 lbs. The total weight of his water bottles, shoes, clot

Calculating resultant force and change in potential energy

The speed of a 4.0kg object is given by (2t) m/s, where t is in seconds. At what rate is the resultant force on this object doing work at t = 1 second? Answers: a) 48 W b) 40 W c) 56 W d) 16 W A 10kg object is initially at the top of a rise, at point A. It then moves down to point B. Choose point B to be your zero leve

Current & Resistance

1. An ant is 3 cm from a magniflying lens with a focal length of 5 cm. The image of the bug is A. real, upright, enlarged, other side of lens B. virtual, upright, enlarged, same side of lens C. virtual, smaller, inverted, same side of lens D. real, upright smaller, other side of lens A 5kW h

Wave properties of particles

The resolving power of a microscope is proportional to the wavelength used. A resolution of approximately 1.0 x 10-11 m (0.01 nm) would be required in order to "see" an atom. (a) If electrons were used (electron microscope), what minimum kinetic energy would be required for the electrons? (b) If phtons were used, what minimum p

Conducting Rod

A conducting rod of length l moves on two horizontal, frictionless rails, as shown in the attached file 'Figure P31.20'. If a constant force of 1.00 N moves the bar at 2.00 m/s through a magnetic field B that is directed into the page, (a) What is the current through the resistor R? (b) What is the rate at which energy is d

Finding work using time dependent Force function.

I only need the last five parts explained to me. See attached PDF file for the question ! Homework 5-1 Due date: Mon 22 Mar 2004 09:00:00 AM MST 18 point(s) Pulling Out Tree Stump You are in a truck trying to pull out a tree stump. The mass of the tree stump m is 170.0 kg. You have attached the winch at the f

Momentum, Velocity and Power

1. A 1500kg automobile starts from rest on a horizontal road and gains speed of 72km/h in 30 s. a) What is the average power required of the car at the end of the 30 s? b) What is the average power required of the car during the 30 s interval? c) What is the instantaneous power at the end of the 30 s interval, assuming t

Current and Power in a Resistor

A 60.0 ohm resistor is connected in parallel with a 115.0 ohm resistor. This parallel group is connected in series with a 15.0hm resistor. The total combination is connected across a 15.0-V battery. Find the current and power in the 115 ohm resistor.

Solve: Magnetic Field on a Compass

Question: A power line is 3.5m off the ground and is carrying 75 amps. A man standing under the power line is holding a compass 1.25m off the ground. 1) How large is the magnetic field produced on the compass by the power line? 2) If the power line runs east and west, how does its magnetic field affect the direction in whi

Raising a yacht from the seabed by attaching filled air bags to it

A large yacht has a mass of 305 tonnes. The yacht sinks and is lying on the sea bed at a depth of 40m. It is estimated that the volume of teh yacht is such that it displaces 0.8m3 of water when it is totally submerged under water. A salvage team decides to raise the yacht to the surface by fixing large bags to the yacht and

Electromagnetic Induction of Wires

Imagine in a remote area of the countryside a 70-kV, 60-Hz power line. A shifty local resident has erected a large open loop just below the line with the intention of drawing power. Is this possible and, if so, how would it be transferred? Where would the energy stolen come from? Would anyone be able to detect the loss? Might it

capacitor acts as an open circuit

Multiple choice: 1. An ideal source of emf is connected in series with a resistor in closed loop, and a current or 0.e50 A circulates. An additional 6.0-Ohm resistor is added in series, and the current drops to 0.30 A. The original resistance was: (a) 9.0 Ohm (b) 6.0 Ohm (c) 15 Ohm (d) 3.0 Ohm (e) none of these. Explain your ch

Magnetic flux...induced emf...etc...

Consider a rectangular loop of length l (parallel to x) width w (parallel to y) total resistance R, is being pulled at constant force F=fx. If at tiem t=0 it is aligned with the front edge at x=0, has velocity vx, and the magnetic field everywhere is B= 0 x<0 B= BoZ x>0 solve and draw plots for the time dependence of: