STUDY GUIDE A1 (76-108) and 1 (76-111), SELF TEST 3

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1. What are the dimensions and S.I. units of the following?

 (a) pressure
(b) force
(c) energy
(d) pressure
(e) density
(f) e2

2. Given E = al sin bt, where E is energy, l is length and t is a time, what are the dimensions and S.I. units of a and b?

3. Given mv = Ft, where m is mass, v is speed, F is force, and t is time, what are the dimensions of each side of the equation? Is the equation dimensionally correct?

4. Given ps(R2 - r2) = k(l - x) where s is a pressure and r, R, x and l are all lengths, what are the dimensions and S.I. units of k?

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