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rymdenbarn

  • 2 years ago

Physics dimensional analysis help? #3 on this page: http://www.mrc.uidaho.edu/~atkinson/ECE330_EO/Summer_2009/HW/HW1Fa08_EO330.pdf

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  1. Libniz
    • 2 years ago
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    yeah?

  2. rymdenbarn
    • 2 years ago
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    The question is as stated above FWIW I'm trying to switch out of Physics C into Physics B

  3. rymdenbarn
    • 2 years ago
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    there should be no math involved in this except logs ... yeah. Everything else is dimensions but I don't know if the number of atoms has dimensions

  4. rymdenbarn
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    what the heck are you reading?

  5. rymdenbarn
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    ... #3 man

  6. Libniz
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    m^3 * m/s^2 *m * kg/m^3 ----------------------------- = should be unit less joules/T *T

  7. panlac01
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    do you know logs yet, rym?

  8. rymdenbarn
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    yes naturally

  9. rymdenbarn
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    Lol... naturally. Hehe.. heh

  10. rymdenbarn
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    So not dimensionally correct

  11. rymdenbarn
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    Oh wait... not necessarily so if the denom and numerator cancel

  12. rymdenbarn
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    okay, so still no

  13. panlac01
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    I don't think that's correct

  14. panlac01
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    is that equipartition of energy?

  15. Libniz
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    (m^3 *(m/s^2)*m* ((kg )/m^3)) ------------------------------ j/T * T = 1 kg m^2/s^2 ---------------------- j 1 kg m/s^2 *m ---------------------- j 1 kg* acceleration *m ---------------------- j 1* newton* meter --------------- j newton*meter=j j/j=1

  16. panlac01
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    lib is still on question number 1?

  17. Libniz
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    that's 3

  18. Libniz
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    @rymdenbarn

  19. rymdenbarn
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    So it DOES cancel... it's a yes then?

  20. Libniz
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    yes

  21. rymdenbarn
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    Thanks

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