# PHYSICS 247: PHYSICS 247

### School: University of Wisconsin - Madison

Number of Notes and Study Guides Available: 1

### Videos

##### Calculating Displacement: West and South Travel

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Learn how to calculate total displacement when traveling west and south at different speeds and durations. Explore the direction and magnitude of your journey in this informative video.

##### Gravitational Force on the Sun: Earth's Seasonal Variations

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Explore the intriguing interplay of Earth's elliptical orbit, the changing seasons, and the gravitational forces it exerts on the Sun. We'll provide insights into the ratio of these forces and challenge you to consider multiple perspectives on this celestial phenomenon.

##### Unraveling Bead Motion: Force, Acceleration & Energy

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Explore the dynamics of a bead under constant force. Understand its acceleration, velocity over time, and how to calculate its kinetic energy. Witness the interplay of motion equations and real-world applications in a simple system.

##### Capacitor Potential, Separation, and Work Calculations

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Explore the concept of capacitance and learn how to calculate potential difference, the impact of separation, and the work required for a parallel-plate air capacitor.

##### Spacecraft Speed Change in 1 Week with 0.09-N Thrust

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Discover the impact of a 0.09-N thrust engine on a 480 kg spacecraft's speed during 1 week of maximum power operation. Uncover the assumptions involved in this space physics scenario.

##### 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.