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Physics GRE
Practice for the Physics GRE
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Physics
08/19/2013

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 Equation for the Bohr Radius of an atom.
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 Doppler Effect
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 Lorentz Transforms
Definition
 t'=γ(t-vx/c2) x'=γ(x-vt) y'=y z'=z
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 Capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor.
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 Newton's Law
Definition
 F = ma = dp/dt
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 Capacitance
Definition
 C = dQ/dV
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 Circular Motion Acceleration
Definition
 a = v2/r a: acceleration v: velocity r: radius
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 Circular Motion Period
Definition
 T = 2πR/v T: period R: radius v: velocity
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 Angular Momentum
Definition
 L = Iω L = r x p
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 Rotational Kinetic Energy
Definition
 K = Iω2/2
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 Translational Kinetic Energy
Definition
 K= mv2/2
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 Bohr Model: Velocity
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 Bohr Model: Angular Momentum
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 Bohr Model: Energy Levels
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 Harmonic Oscillator: Force
Definition
 F = -kx
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 Harmonic Oscillator: Angular Velocity
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 Harmonic Oscillator: Potential Energy
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 Brewster's Angle (reflected light is polarized or polarized light is transmitted)
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 Blackbody max intensity
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 Bernoulli's Principle
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 Continuity Equation in Fluid Dynamics (Incompressable Fluid)
Definition
 A1v1 = A2v2
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 Mirror Equation
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 Mirror Magnification
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 Thin Lens Equation
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 Period of a Pendulum
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 Series Resistance
Definition
 Rt=R1+R2
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 Parallel Resistance
Definition
 1/Rt= (1/R1) + (1/R2)
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 Kierchoff's Voltage Law (loop law)
Definition
 The voltage around a loop is always equal to 0.
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 Kierchoff's Current Law
Definition
 The current flowing into and out of a node must sum to 0.
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 Planck's Law (Spectral Irraidance in Blackbody Radiation)
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 Ideal Gas Equations of State
Definition
 PV = NkbT
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 Average Velocity of ideal gas particle
Definition
 v2 = fkbT
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 Energy of an ideal gas
Definition
 U = fkbT/2
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 Electric Dipole Moment
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 Torque on an Electric Dipole
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 Torque
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 Compton Scattering: Wavelength
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