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UDPHYS133Mullan DermottSpring

PHYS133 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Ballpoint Pen, Outer Space, Virgo Supercluster

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Moon (satellite) an object that orbits a planet. Asteroid a relatively small and rocky object that obits a star. Comet a relatively small and icy objec
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PHYS133 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Star, Celestial Equator, Nautical Mile

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With the unaided eye, we can see more than 2000 stars as well as the milky way. Stars at different distances all appear to lie on the celestial sphere
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PHYS133 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Albertus Magnus, Thomas Bradwardine, Robert Grosseteste

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3. 2 the greeks and the roots of science. Science as we know it began with the greeks in the 500"s bc natural. Previously, explanations of natural phen
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PHYS133 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Orbital Speed, Trick-Trick, Weightlessness

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Precise definition to describe motion: speed: rate at which object moves (speed = distance/time in meters/sec, velocity: speed and direction (10 m/s du
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PHYS143 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Uranium-238, Henri Becquerel, Plutonium-239

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PHYS143 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Internal Combustion Engine, Land Law, Alkane

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Petroleum - a broad term which includes both crude oil and natural gas. Crude oil- a liquid mixture of naturally occurring hydrocarbons (compounds cont
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PHYS143 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Salt Mining, Popworld, Watt

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PHYS143 Chapter 5: Chapter 5 - Alternate Energy Sources

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With the increase in development of other forms of electric power generation, The early hydroelectric plants were direct current stations built to powe
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PHYS143 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Solar Constant, Radiant Energy, Heat Transfer

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10% of us energy consumption if from renewable energy - from the the 10% Electromagnetic radiations from sun come in the form of: Energy increases as f
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PHYS143 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Ignition System, Master Sergeant, Cooking Oil

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Force to overcome ground frictional forces (resistance from ground) Depends on mass, v and quality of tires and bearings. Total force is all of these a
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PHYS143 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Evaporation, Sept, Northern Patagonian Ice Field

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We live in the troposphere where most of the weather occurs, such as rain, It"s ironic that at ground level, ozone is a health hazard - it is a major.
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PHYS143 Chapter 3: Chapter 3- engines

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Small calories (gram calories) - big calories (food calories) 1 big calorie is 1000 small calories. 1 slice of pizza = 250 cal. 250 x 1000 cals = 1000
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