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41 votes

Will a hole cut into a metal disk expand or shrink when the disc is heated?

15 votes

Why can't we ascribe a (possibly velocity dependent) potential to a dissipative force?

8 votes
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Does opening the oven door heat the house more than if the door is closed?

7 votes

When driving uphill why can't I reach a velocity that I would have been able to maintain if I started with it?

6 votes

Wave equation - dissipation

6 votes
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Calculating Fraunhofer diffraction patterns

5 votes

What does a unitary transformation mean in the context of an evolution equation?

5 votes

Does the Banach-Tarski paradox contradict our understanding of nature?

4 votes

Why plane stress condition is taken for thin plates

4 votes
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Counting the number of modes

4 votes

What is the rationale behind representing a state function by a complex valued function in QM?

3 votes

How to "read" the temperature of an abstract system?

3 votes
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Why doesn't phase space contain acceleration/forces?

3 votes
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How much does a steel spring wire bend due to it's own weight?

3 votes
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How can black holes have electric charge and spin?

3 votes

Is a larger, heated space easier or harder to ventilate if the heat source and ventilation are the same?

2 votes

Electric field inside hollow conducting bodies

2 votes
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Scattering from a box potential of width $L$ doesn't reproduce a step potential in the limit $L \rightarrow \infty$

2 votes

absolute defintion of the right (i. e. not left) direction

2 votes

Do all closed systems, only considering kinematic/mechanical principles, exhibit time reversal symmetry?

2 votes

What are conditions for the existence of a critical value (for a phase transition)?

2 votes
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Is there symmetry in 2D stress tensor in linear elastic fracture mechanics?

1 vote

One dimensional Schrödinger equation equation with initial condition, finding the probability of the particle's future position

1 vote

Hydrostatic equilibrium of a star derivation

1 vote

Do amorphous metals undergo conchoidal fracture?

1 vote

Calculating stress without strain

1 vote

Mass particle trajectory on a sphere

1 vote

Looking for a simple proof of symmetry of linear susceptibility tensor

1 vote
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How to write classical dynamics of solids in tensor form (relation of stiffness and viscosity tensor)?

1 vote

Effect of boundary conditions on partition functions