Research Papers on Physics

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  • Explanation of Theories Pertaining to Physics

    In five pages this research paper discusses modern physics in a consideration of 2 major theories with the groupings or Eightfold Way theory among the topics covered. There is the inclusion of a bibliography.

  • Progression from Classical to Quantum Mechanics

    In six pages an overview of mechanics considers the evolution from classical to quantum with theorists including Albert Einstein and Max Planck included in the discussion. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Light Theory of Isaac Newton II

    In five pages this paper considers Isaac Newton's failed light theory and how it has not withstood the test of time or diminished his brilliance. There are 4 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Electric versus Alcohol as Alternative Fuel for Automobiles

    In this paper consisting of ten pages these alternative fuel sources for cars are examined with the conclusion that despite their limitations as they presently exist electricity is the preferred energy option to alcohol. There are fifteen bibliographic sources cited and twenty three footnotes provided.

  • The Problem of Traffic Flow

    This 7 page paper discusses the problem presented by increasing traffic and the need to find a solution. The writer discusses background information on the theories currently under consideration and presents a model for a study of traffic patterns related to places of employment. There are 12 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Isaac Newton's Second Law of Notion and Rockets

    In five pages this paper discusses Mach's condensing of the 3 laws of motion developed by Isaac Newton that helped launch rocket technology. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Warfare Nanotechnology

    In seven pages this paper assesses the advantages and disadvantages of nanotechnology warfare. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Albert Einstein's Theories of Relativity and Their Legacy

    In seven pages this paper discusses Albert Einstein's mathematical and physics' contributions and also considers the lasting scientific impact of his theories of relativity. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hydraulic Pressure Intensification and Industrial Fluid Power

    In five pages fluid power and its applications, intensifier types and construction are a few of the topics discussed in this consideration of hydraulic pressure intensification and industrial fluid power. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Concepts of Mechanical Engineering

    In five pages this paper examines such concepts as heating loads, pressure vessels, and hydraulics as they relate to mechanical engineering. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Central Elements of Chaos Theory

    8 pages and 3 sources. This paper provides an overview of the central concepts and core research related to chaos theory. This paper relates the scientific views of chaos, including those that are defined by a physics perspective. This paper also shapes a view of central concepts, including determining whether motion is determined, chaotic or random.

  • Basketball and Physics

    In five pages this paper examines the relationship between basketball and physics in this overview of ball bouncing, 'shooting hoops,' and underhand throwing advantages. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Designing an Automobile Clutch and Clutch Plate

    New lightweight materials, including ceramics, are being used in automobile racing to design clutches and clutch plates and make them more resilient and reliable, as well as reducing weight and stress. This paper examines the design of these components and suggests eliminating metal altogether in their fabrication. This paper has five pages and five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Civil Engineering and Mechanics of Materials Study

    In three pages this paper discusses how within civil engineering it is important to study the mechanics of materials and their properties. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Antenna Levitation and Human Diamagnetism Gravity

    In three pages the game 'Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board' is considered in an examination of levitation and the concept of human diamegnetism. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Questions on Electrical Engineering

    In three pages two questions pertaining to electrical engineering issues are answered. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Physics Applications

    Three articles on physical principles and physics are reviewed in this paper consisting of three pages. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Life and Contributions of Sir Isaac Newton

    In eleven pages Sir Isaac Newton's life and scientific achievements are examined with his inventions, theories, discoveries and the calculus controversy of Newton Leibniz is among the topics discussed. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 19th Century Physicist Albert Michelson and Basic Physics Principles

    In four pages this paper discusses physics and its principles within the context of Michelson's assertion that 'Most of the grand underlying principles have now been firmly established and that further advances are to be sought chiefly in the rigorous application of these principles to all the phenomena which come under our notice.' Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Temperature and Viscosity

    In four pages this paper discusses the temperature effects of viscosity with various home experiments described that can be easily conducted. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • U.S. Nuclear Power Industry and its Historical Development

    In twelve pages the years between 1970 and 1990 are the central focus of this consideration of the U.S. nuclear power industry in an historical development examination that includes reactor research programs, current design of nuclear power plants, the issue of radioactive wasted, licensing extensions, decommissioning, government oversights, and future outlook. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Types of Fluid Flows

    In two parts and five pages this paper examines types of fluid flows including pressurized flows and their design equations with Pascal's Law the primary focus and open flow channel design issues including Bernouilli's Principle and friction. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Radiation, Convection, and Conducton Heat Transfer Mechanisms

    In six pages 3 mechanisms of heat transference are discussed in this overview along with a heat transfer rate equation also included in the consideration. One source is listed in the bibliography.

  • Gravitational Force and Mass

    In five pages this paper examines the Constant of Gravitational Force developed by Isaac Newton in a consideration of the hypothesis ' The mass of an object has no effect on the acceleration of a falling object.' Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Chapters Eight and Nine Summaries of Warren McCabe, Julian Smith, and Peter Harriott's Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering

    In seven pages summaries of the eighth and ninth chapters of this text are presented.

  • Tsunami: The Physics and Possible Prevention

    This 6 page paper provides general information to come from three articles on tsunamis. Preventative measures are discussed along with a discussion on causes. Tsunamis are compared with tidal waves and differences are noted. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Physics and the Catapult

    A 4 page discussion of the catapult. This paper describes the design of the catapult and how changing different aspects of that design can change its efficiency. Bibliography lists sources.

  • Energy Concerns

    A 3 page paper which examines elements of energy concerns such as where energy (gas etc.) goes after use and renewable resources. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Nuclear Power

    A 4 page paper which examines nuclear power. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Supermassive Black Holes

    This 6 page paper explores two theories that explain how supermassive black holes are formed. The black hole is defined and explored. Theories about the creation of the universe, and when black holes originated are a part of the discussion. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Frisbee Aerodynamics

    A 5 page overview of the various forces that work to give a Frisbee its characteristic flight. This paper discusses the Bernoulli Principle, gravity, angular momentum, orientational stability, and more. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Questions on the Article; Room-temperature continuous-wave operation of GaInNAs/GaAs quantum dot laser with GaAsN barrier grown by solid source molecular beam epitaxy

    This 6 page paper answers questions set by the student concerning the use with GaAsN barrier grown by solid source molecular beam epitaxy when used in quantum dot lasers. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Time Travel: Possibilities

    This 8 page paper examines various sources that discuss the possibility of time travel, and concludes that while it is unlikely, it is impossible to say definitively that it will never be possible to travel in time. Because we cannot say “no” in all cases, we have to leave the possibility open and say that yes, time travel might be possible, though not for a very long time and then probably with technology we cannot currently imagine. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Electricity Generation; Coal Fired Power and Hydropower

    The generation of electricity is of vital importance due to the wide scale use and lack of alternatives in most homes. The writer looks at two potential sources of electricity, considers their development and background, looks at the way that electricity is generated and considered the environmental impacts. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • The Politics and Social Views Concerning Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials

    Nanotechnology is a relativity recent science. The writer looks at the way it has been received by discussing the political rhetoric and actions regarding the industry and the social views of the topic, including ideas and fears publicized in the mass media and popular press. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Lab Notes for Acceleration Under Gravity

    In a paper of three pages, the writer discusses acceleration under gravity. Practical applications of the formula are examined. Paper uses five sources.

 

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