physics@KVIS

A horseshoe vortex cloud photographed at KVIS on the 1/11/2016. A rare seldom-seen cloud formed by adiabatic cooling along the axis of a curved short-lived spinning vortex of air

Readings in Physics

  • Errors Are Not Mistakes Click
  • Error Propagation Click
  • The Motion of Falling Bodies Click
  • Questions Click
  • Projectile Motion Click
  • Questions Click
  • Banking, Leaning and Conical Swings Click
  • Of Schoolmen and a Flat Earth Click
  • Questions Click
  • of Mass Click
  • Damage in collisions Click
  • Questions Click
  • Bernoulli's Equation Click
  • Air Pressure as the Rate of Change of Momentum Click
  • Horsepower and Steam Click 
  • Questions Click
  • Stokes's; law and Laminar Flow Click
  • Black Body Radiation. Click
  • Questions Click
  • Heat Loss and Personal Experience Click
  • Convection and Heat Transfer in the Atmosphere Click
  • Questions Click
  • Adiabatic Cooling in the Atmosphere Click
  • Questions Click
  • Hybrid Contrails Click
  • What Did Carnot Do? Click
  •  Aperture Diffraction Patterns Click
  • Diffraction Coronae Click
  • Fogged Lenses and Pollen Coronae Click
  • Wave Motion 1 Click
  • Internal Waves Click 
  • Questions Click
  • Brushes Click 
  • Questions Click
  • Rattlebacks Click   
  • Questions Click
  • Visual Delay Click 
  • Radiation Matters Click
  • Misconceptions in Physics Click 
  • Appendix Click
  • Demonstrations in Physics Click 
  • Digital Errors Click 
  • Centre of Mass Click 
  • Triangle 1: Centre of Mass Click
  • Triangle 2: Equilibrium Click 
  • Triangle 3: Motion of the c.m. Click
  • Media Click
  • Constant Acceleration Click 
  • cmbl Click
  • Free Fall with Recorded Sound Click
  • Free Fall with Video Analysis Click 
  • Free Fall with Air Resistance Click 
  • The Kinematics of a Bouncing Click 
  • Friction Click
  • Skid Distance Click 
  • Work and KE: Impulse and Momentum Click 
  • Impulse and Momentum Click
  • Simple Pendulums Click
  • SHM Damped by Friction Click 
  • SHM Damped by Viscous Drag Click
  • SHM Damped by Hysteresis Click
  • Drag in Turbulent Flow  Click
  • A Physical Pendulum Click
  • Surface Tension Click
  • A Model Odometer Click 
  • Centripetal Force Click 
  • Torque Click
  • Rolling Resistance Click
  • The Bernoulli Effect Click 
  • Graphic Click
  • Density Invariant Properties of Solutions Click
  • Heat Transfer by Convection Click 
  • Thermal Conductivity Click
  • Planck Black Body Relationship Click
  • Thermal Expansion of Water Click
  • An Elementary Heat Engine Click 
  • Viscosity from First Principles Click 
  • Manometers and Siphons Click
  • ‚ÄčAir Pressure Click
  • Gas Law Demonstrations Click 
  • Adiabatic Cooling and Heating Click
  • The Mass of a Rubber Band Click
  • Beats: Demonstrations with a Cup and a Weighted Bowl Click
  • Beats: A Demonstration with Rubber Bands Click
  • Resonance Click 
  • A Singing Pipe Click 
  • Resonance: A Demonstration with Wine Glasses Click
  • Speed of Sound in Air versus Temperature Click
  • Decibel and Intensity Scales Click
  • Helmholtz Resonance Click 
  • A Model Eye Click 
  • Capacitance Click
  • Central Limit Theorem Click 
  • Data in Physics Click 
  • Area, Volume and Density with Measured Values. Click 
  • Reaction Time Click 
  • Reaction Time Click 
  • eaction Time Data for M4 Click 
  • A Cart on Ramp Click 
  • Analysis Click
  • Vertical Acceleration of a Centre of Mass Click
  • A Simple Pendulum and Random Errors Click
  • Hand-shake Test Click 
  • Curve Fitting and Power Law Relationships Click 
  • Questions Click
  • Force Probe Calibration Click 
  • Work and Kinetic Energy Click
  • Analysis Click
  • Determination of Specific and Latent Heats Click 
  • Transfer of Heat by Convection Click 
  • A Bernoulli Effect Investigation Click 
  • Pressure and Density Click 
  • A Physical Pendulum 1 Click 
  • A Physical Pendulum 2 Click 
  • Rotational Motion Click 
  • Analysis Click 
  • The Speed of Waves on a Tensioned String Click 
  • Coefficients of Restitution Click 
  • Ringing Rods and Pipes Click
  • Rolling Resistance Click 
  • Points to Ponder
  • Friction Click
  • Questions
  • Centre of Mass Click
  • Questions
  • Buoyancy Click
  • Questions
  • Torque Click
  • Questions
  • Moments of Inertia Click
  • Questions
  • Refraction and Reflection Click
  • Questions
  • Mirrors and Lenses Click
  • Questions
  • Diffraction Click
  • Questions
  • Convection Click
  • Questions
  • Isothermal and Adiabatic Processes Click
  • Question
  • Answers Click
  • Helmholtz Resonance Click 
  • Questions
  • An Investigation of Resonance Click 
  • Questions