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Calculate the probabilities, when you throw two dice, of obtaining (a) A 5, and(b) An 11.
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Calculate the R value of (a) a window made of a single pane of flat glass ⅛ in. thick, and (b) A thermal window made of two single panes each ⅛ in. thick and separated by a ¼ in air space. (c) By what factor is the transfer of energy by heat through the window reduced by using the thermal window instead of the single pan
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Calculate the rate of heat flow by conduction in Example 1410. assuming that there are strong gusty winds and the external temperature is –5oC.
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Calculate the specific heat of a metal from the following data. A container made of the metal has a mass of 3.6 kg and contains 14 kg of water. A 1.8 kg piece of the metal initially at a temperature of 180oC is dropped into the water. The container and water initially have a temperature of 16.0oC, and the final temperature of the entire s
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Calculate the value of γ = Cp/Cv for a gaseous mixture consisting of v I = 2.0 moles of oxygen and v 2 = 3.0 moles of carbon dioxide. The gases are assumed to be ideal.
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Calculate the work done by an ideal gas in going from state A to state C in Fig.1528 for each of the following processes;(a) ADC,(b) ABC, and(c) AC directly
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Can mechanical energy ever be transformed completely into heat or internal energy? Can the reverse happen? In each case, if you answer is no, explain why not; if yes, give one or two examples.
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Can you warm a kitchen in winter by leaving the oven door open? Can you cool the kitchen on a hot summer day by leaving the refrigerator door open? Explain.
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Carbon monoxide and oxygen combine to form carbon dioxide with an energy release of 280 kJ/mol of CO according to the reaction 2(CO) + O2 → 2(CO2). Two mol of CO and one mol of O2 at 300 K are confined in an 80L container; the combustion reaction is initiated with a spark. (a) What is the pressure in the container prior to the re
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Ceiling fans are sometimes reversible, so that they drive the air down in one season and pull it up in another season. Which way should you set the fan for summer for winter?
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