# PHYSICS 407: PHYSICS 407

### School: University of Wisconsin - Madison

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### Videos

##### Calculating Work from Speed Change: Water-Skiing Physics Explained!

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Explore the physics behind a water-skier accelerating from an initial speed to a faster one. Learn how to calculate the work done using the change in kinetic energy. Understand the principle of energy conservation through real-world examples.

##### Monkey and Cart: Impact of Cantaloupe on Speed

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Join us as we delve into the physics of a monkey and her cart, complete with a spring. Witness the intriguing change in maximum speed when the monkey picks up a cantaloupe. Learn how mass and vibrations affect the outcome.

##### Car Deceleration: Angular Acceleration, Revolutions, Time, Distance, a

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Explore the physics of a car's quick deceleration, including angular acceleration, revolutions, time, distance, initial velocity, and the realism of the scenario.

##### Physics Behind Normal Force: Car & Driver on a Hill's Rounded Top at S

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Unpack the concept of normal force on a sports car and its driver atop a hill. Utilize Newton's second law to calculate these forces based on speed and hill curvature. Discover the speed at which the driver feels weightless in the car.

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##### Youngsters' Cliff Dives: Comparing Splashdown Speeds

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Dive into the physics of cliff jumping as we analyze the splashdown speeds of two adventurous youngsters. Explore the factors that determine their speeds and choose the best explanation among the options provided.