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Why do we "feel" steam at 100 °C as hotter than water at 100 °C?

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Why does solving the differential equation for circular motion lead to an illogical result?

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Velocity is relative, which means acceleration is relative, which further implies that forces are relative as well

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Calculating displacement from acceleration (intuitively)

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When can the bob of a physical pendulum be approximated as a point particle?

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Why doesn't a parallel circuit violate conservation of energy?

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What's wrong with this "proof" that all Hamiltonians are time independent?

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A rolling stone on a rollercoaster

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Why is a push up harder to achieve on a mattress?

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How is adding a charge outside a Gaussian surface consistent with Gauss' Law?

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Ball thrown faster than terminal velocity

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What makes a standing wave a wave?

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Basic question: intuition about $W = F \cdot T$

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How to determine component forces when net force is known?

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Acceleration is given in terms of position then it has been asked to find the position at time t

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Is circular motion possible for an object $A$ with some initial velocity being attracted by a much larger object?

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Many-body problem on gravitation

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Ball rotating in a circle without rope/string - why doesn't the ball fall after the peak?

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How to derive equations of motion for scalars?

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Does rotational kinetic energy convert to translational energy when an spinning/revolving object is released in space/vacuum/air(no resistance)?

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How can a physical quantity be neither vector nor scalar?

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Explaining how we cannot account for changing acceleration questions without calculus

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Why would a rock thrown upwards, a rock thrown sideways and a rock thrown downwards have the same final speed?

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Nature of friction while walking on the ground

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Why is distance taken to be perpendicular to the direction of force when calculating torque?

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Rotating conical pendulum and the centrifugal force

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For a partially submerged object, where is buoyancy force applied to?

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Question regarding work-energy theorem

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How do I know from free body diagram is object moving or at rest?

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Why doesn't conservation of energy 'work' for collisions?

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