Question

what is an adiabatic process?

Tagged in

Science

Physics

Find answers to questions asked by students like you.

Q: The acceleration due to gravity near the surface of the mars is about one-third of the value near th...

A: To determine: The speed of the rock when it hits the ground on Mars.Given Information: The gravitati...

Q: Light in vacuum is incident on the surface of a slab of transparent material. In the vacuum the beam...

A: The ray diagram of refraction is given below in which light makes angle with normal.

Q: A frictionless gas-filled cylinder is fitted with a movable piston. The block resting on the top of ...

A: Let V1 be the initial volume of the cylinder at temperature T1, as temperature change to T2 the volu...

Q: An object is placed to the right of a spherical mirror that is concave towards the object. The focal...

A: The mirror formula of concave mirror is given in equation (I).

Q: Two newly discovered planets follow circular orbits around a star in a distant part of the galaxy. T...

A: Given:

Q: If a car takes a banked curve at less than the ideal speed, friction is needed to keep it from slidi...

A: Given: Radius, r = 85 mAngle = 15oFind; (a) The ideal speed, v.(b) The minimum coefficient of fricti...

Q: A car is driven east for a distance of 36 km, then north for 18 km, then 45degrees east of north for...

A: Follow the instruction given in the question.First, move 36 km in the east direction and then 18 km ...

Q: Chapter 23, Problem 033 In the figure two large, thin metal plates are parallel and close to each ot...

A: The magnitude of surface charge density of the plates is 6.40×10-22 C/m2. Consider the metal plates ...

Q: In the figure, one end of a uniform beam of weight 460 N is hinged to a wall; the other end is suppo...

A: a)The expression for the tension in the wire,

Q: A moonshiner makes the error of filling a glass jar to the brim and capping it tightly. The moonshin...

A: Given: deltaV/Vo = 6 × 10-3Bulk modulus = 1.7 × 109 N/m2Find: The force exerted by the moonshine per...

Q: A horizontal, 2.00 m long, 3.00 kg uniform beam that lies along the east-west direction is acted on ...

A: The expression for the net torque about the center of mass of the beam,

Q: An alternating source drives a series RLC circuit with an emf amplitude of 6.24 V, at a phase angle ...

A: Write the expression for the resultant emf.

Q: Water falls without splashing at a rate of 0.310 L/s from a height of 3.10 m into a 0.710-kg bucket ...

A: The scale after 2.90 s after water start accumulating it is calculated in following steps.Given:Mass...

Q: Can someone help me work this out? I tried using the second kinematic equation and got 13.44m/s as V...

A: Click to see the answer

Q: A vertical tube one meter long is open at the top. It is filled with 75 cm of water. If the velocity...

A: The vertical tube is filled with three fourth of water. The relation between the wavelength and freq...

Q: Sharon pushes a tall box across the floor. Her arms (and therefore her push force) of F = 400 N make...

A: Given:

Q: A ball is thrown horizontally from the top of a building 0.10 km high. The ball strikes the ground a...

A: The speed of the ball just before it strikes a ground can be calculated in given steps.Given:

Q: The Sun and Earth each exert a gravitational force on the Moon. What is the ratio FSun/FEarth of the...

A: The expression for ratio of these two forces is,

Q: 4. (a 5) Power stations are normally far away from the customers. A transformer is often used to inc...

A: (a)The primary reason that power is transmitted at high voltage is to increase efficiency, the lower...

Q: The figure shows a parallel-plate capacitor with a plate area A = 4.07 cm2 and plate separation d = ...

A: Given:

Q: How Can we measure qravitahonal acceleration using an inclined pian?

A: Suppose a block is placed on an inclined plane with an inclination thetha.

Q: In the figure, two long straight wires are perpendicular to the page and separated by distance d1 = ...

A: Let us say that, the magnetic field due to wire 1 at point P is B1 and that due to wire 2 is B2. The...

Q: In a place where the earths magnetic field is 6.0x10^-5 t and points exactly horizontally due north,...

A: The magnetic field of Earth is:6.0 × 10-5 tThe velocity of the bullet is:300 m/sThe charge on the bu...

Q: State Newton's three laws of motion. a. b. Show that Newton's first law of motion is a special case ...

A: Part A:Newton’s Laws of motion:First Law : The body which is at rest remains to be at rest and the ...

Q: Two cars collide at an icy intersection and stick together afterward. The first car has a mass of 13...

A: Determine the final velocity of the cars after collision and their direction.Determine the loss in k...

Q: I'm attempting to calculate acceleration for the following: A plane lands on a runway with a speed o...

A: Initial velocity of the plane is 120 m/s towards east and finally, the plane stops, that is, the fin...

Q: A meter stick balances horizontally on a knife-edge at the 50.0 cm mark. With two 5.37 g coins stack...

A: The meter stick is in equilibrium when the 50.0 cm mark (center of mass) is placed on the knife edge...

Q: An ancient club is found that contains 130 g of pure carbon and has an activity of 7 decays per seco...

A: The expression for the initial activity,

Q: In the figure a small, nonconducting ball of mass m = 0.77 mg and charge q = 2.5 × 10-8 C (distribut...

A: The horizontal force balanced on the ball is,The vertical force balanced on the ball is,

Q: The current in a wire is directed into the page as shown to the left. The magnetic field at a point ...

A: According to Right Hand Thumb rule, if the thumb points along the direction of current, then the cur...

Q: Please show me how to work this. Don't round any figures please.

A: (a) The scalar product also known as dot product, is computed as follows.

Q: Add 4476 g and 34.0 kg and express your answer in miligrams (mg)

A: Given information: The given masses are 4476 g and 34.0 kg.To determine: The sum of the masses in mi...

Q: A car accelerates uniformly from rest to 24.2 m/s in 8.46 s along a level stretch of road. Ignoring ...

A: The initial velocity of car = 0 m/s.The final velocity = 24.2 m/s.The time taken by the car to acce...

Q: Please show me how to work this. Don't round any figures please.

A: The dot product of two vectors can be calculated using following steps,Given:The magnitude of vector...

Q: A rock is kicked horizontally at a speed of 16 m/s from the edge of a cliff. The rock strikes the gr...

A: To determine: The time of flight of the rock.Given information: The horizontal speed of the rock is ...

Q: A motorcycle daredevil is attempting to jump across as many buses as possible (see the drawing). The...

A: The bike is making a projectile motion and the horizontal distance travelled by bike is equal to te ...

Q: A child is riding a merry-go-round which completes one revolution every 8.36 s. The child is standin...

A: The expression for the centripetal acceleration,

Q: Find the nth Maclaurin polynomial for the function. f(x) = sin(x), n = 5 P5(x) =

A: The expression for the Maclaurium polynomial,

Q: A parallel-plate capacitor has circular plates of 6.16 cm radius and 1.77 mm separation. (a) Calcula...

A: (a) For a parallel plate capacitor, the value of relative permittivity of the dielectric material(k)...

Q: A 46-kg box is being pushed a distance of 6.2 m across the floor by a force P→ whose magnitude is 1...

A: Total four forces are acting on the box. The work done due to each force can be calculated in given ...

Q: Question 48

A: 48.The expression for the x-coordinate of the center of mass,

Q: In the hydraulic press used in a trash compactor, the radii of the input piston and the output plung...

A: Given,

Q: A 15080 kg car is traveling with a pseed of 15.0 m/s. What is the magnitude of the horizontal net fo...

A: Given mass of the car M = 15080 kgInitial Speed of the car v = 15 m/sQuestion is to find the net hor...

Q: Two manned satellites approaching one another at a relative speed of 0.550 m/s intend to dock. The f...

A: Solution:The final relative velocity can be calculated using following steps:Given:

Q: A water tower is a familiar sight in many towns. The purpose of such a tower is to provide storage c...

A: Mass of water stored in the reservoir is 7.16×5 kg, and density of water is 1000 kg/m3The volume of ...

Q: The figure shows light reflecting from two perpendicular reflecting surfaces A and B. Find the angle...

A: GivenThe incident ray I makes an angle θ with the normal

Q: Chapter 23, Problem 038 In part (a) of the figure an electron is shot directly away from a uniformly...

A: The slope of the graph will be the acceleration.The expression for the acceleration is,

Q: Can you produce current from a magnet and vice versa?

A: Michel Faraday’s experiments on a magnet and a loop of wire explained the relation between electrici...

Q: A child does 350 J of work while pulling a box from the ground up to his tree house at a steady spee...

A: The work done to place the box at tree house=350 J.The distance from ground to tree house =4.0 m.The...

Q: The altitude of a hang glider is increasing at a rate of 6.90 m/s. At the same time, the shadow of t...

A: Let vx be the velocity along ground and vy be the velocity along altitude, since the sun is vertical...