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Electric Field

Q. Three charges are arranged along the x-axis: +q at x = -2d; +2q at x = d; –4q at x = 2d. Which expression gives the magnitude of the electric field...

Solved • May 30, 2017

Efficiency of Heat Engines

Q. A heat engine with efficiency e = 0.80 takes some heat and converts 160 J of it into mechanical work in one cycle. How much heat is not turned into...

Solved • May 30, 2017

Entropy and the Second Law

Q. Which of the following violates the second law of thermodynamics? (TH > TC)A. Heat taken from a body at TH is converted completely into work.B. ...

Solved • May 30, 2017

!! Adiabatic Processes

Q. For an adiabatic compression of an ideal gas, which of the following is true? Drawing a pV-diagram may help you answer this question. A. ΔT > 0...

Solved • May 30, 2017

Internal Energy

Q. A constant amount of ideal gas undergoes an isochoric process, and as a result, its change in internal energy is –100J. What could be the heat adde...

Solved • May 30, 2017

!! Adiabatic Processes

Q. An constant amount of ideal gas undergoes the thermodynamic process from state a to state b as shown in the pV-diagram to the right. Identify this ...

Solved • May 30, 2017

Solving Resistor Circuits

Q. A combination of resistors, shown in the accompanying figure, is attached to a 10 V battery. Assume R1 = R2 = 5 Ω, R3 = R4 = 15 Ωand R5 = 20 Ω. a)...

Solved • May 30, 2017