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asked 2021-02-05

A radio station gives a pair of concert tickets to the 6th called who knows the birthday of the performer. For each person who calls, the probability is.75 of knowing the performer birthday. All calls are independent.

a. What is the PMF (Probability Mass Function) of L, the number of calls necessary to find the winner?

b. What is the probability of finding the winner on the 10th call?

c. What is the probability that the station will need 9 or more calls to find a winner?

a. What is the PMF (Probability Mass Function) of L, the number of calls necessary to find the winner?

b. What is the probability of finding the winner on the 10th call?

c. What is the probability that the station will need 9 or more calls to find a winner?

asked 2021-05-18

The student engineer of a campus radio station wishes to verify the effectivencess of the lightning rod on the antenna mast. The unknown resistance \(\displaystyle{R}_{{x}}\) is between points C and E. Point E is a "true ground", but is inaccessible for direct measurement because the stratum in which it is located is several meters below Earth's surface. Two identical rods are driven into the ground at A and B, introducing an unknown resistance \(\displaystyle{R}_{{y}}\). The procedure for finding the unknown resistance \(\displaystyle{R}_{{x}}\) is as follows. Measure resistance \(\displaystyle{R}_{{1}}\) between points A and B. Then connect A and B with a heavy conducting wire and measure resistance \(\displaystyle{R}_{{2}}\) between points A and C.Derive a formula for \(\displaystyle{R}_{{x}}\) in terms of the observable resistances \(\displaystyle{R}_{{1}}\) and \(\displaystyle{R}_{{2}}\). A satisfactory ground resistance would be \(\displaystyle{R}_{{x}}{<}{2.0}\) Ohms. Is the grounding of the station adequate if measurments give \(\displaystyle{R}_{{1}}={13}{O}{h}{m}{s}\) and R_2=6.0 Ohms?

asked 2021-02-25

We will now add support for register-memory ALU operations to the classic five-stage RISC pipeline. To offset this increase in complexity, all memory addressing will be restricted to register indirect (i.e., all addresses are simply a value held in a register; no offset or displacement may be added to the register value). For example, the register-memory instruction add x4, x5, (x1) means add the contents of register x5 to the contents of the memory location with address equal to the value in register x1 and put the sum in register x4. Register-register ALU operations are unchanged. The following items apply to the integer RISC pipeline:

a. List a rearranged order of the five traditional stages of the RISC pipeline that will support register-memory operations implemented exclusively by register indirect addressing.

b. Describe what new forwarding paths are needed for the rearranged pipeline by stating the source, destination, and information transferred on each needed new path.

c. For the reordered stages of the RISC pipeline, what new data hazards are created by this addressing mode? Give an instruction sequence illustrating each new hazard.

d. List all of the ways that the RISC pipeline with register-memory ALU operations can have a different instruction count for a given program than the original RISC pipeline. Give a pair of specific instruction sequences, one for the original pipeline and one for the rearranged pipeline, to illustrate each way.

Hint for (d): Give a pair of instruction sequences where the RISC pipeline has “more” instructions than the reg-mem architecture. Also give a pair of instruction sequences where the RISC pipeline has “fewer” instructions than the reg-mem architecture.

a. List a rearranged order of the five traditional stages of the RISC pipeline that will support register-memory operations implemented exclusively by register indirect addressing.

b. Describe what new forwarding paths are needed for the rearranged pipeline by stating the source, destination, and information transferred on each needed new path.

c. For the reordered stages of the RISC pipeline, what new data hazards are created by this addressing mode? Give an instruction sequence illustrating each new hazard.

d. List all of the ways that the RISC pipeline with register-memory ALU operations can have a different instruction count for a given program than the original RISC pipeline. Give a pair of specific instruction sequences, one for the original pipeline and one for the rearranged pipeline, to illustrate each way.

Hint for (d): Give a pair of instruction sequences where the RISC pipeline has “more” instructions than the reg-mem architecture. Also give a pair of instruction sequences where the RISC pipeline has “fewer” instructions than the reg-mem architecture.

asked 2021-02-14

In the arrangement shown in Figure P14.40, an object of mass,m = 2.0 kg, hangs from a cordaround a light pulley. The length of the cord between pointP and the pulley is L = 2.0 m.(a) When thevibrator is set to a frequency of 145Hz, a standing wave with six loops is formed. What must be thelinear mass density of the cord in kg/m? (b) How many loops (ifany) will result if m is changed to 2.88 kg?

(c) How many loops (if any) will result if m is changed to72.0 kg?

(c) How many loops (if any) will result if m is changed to72.0 kg?

asked 2021-04-24

Problem: From what maximum height can a 75 kg person jump w/obreaking the lower leg bone on either leg? Ignore air resistance and assume the CM of the person moves a distance of 0.60m from the standing to the seat position (that is, in breaking the fall). Assume the breaking strength (force per unit area) of bone is \(\displaystyle{170}\times{10}^{{6}}\ \frac{{N}}{{m}^{{2}}}\) and its smallest cross sectional areais \(\displaystyle{2.5}\times{10}^{{-{4}}}\)

asked 2021-05-05

The bulk density of soil is defined as the mass of dry solidsper unit bulk volume. A high bulk density implies a compact soilwith few pores. Bulk density is an important factor in influencing root development, seedling emergence, and aeration. Let X denotethe bulk density of Pima clay loam. Studies show that X is normally distributed with \(\displaystyle\mu={1.5}\) and \(\displaystyle\sigma={0.2}\frac{{g}}{{c}}{m}^{{3}}\).

(a) What is thedensity for X? Sketch a graph of the density function. Indicate onthis graph the probability that X lies between 1.1 and 1.9. Findthis probability.

(b) Find the probability that arandomly selected sample of Pima clay loam will have bulk densityless than \(\displaystyle{0.9}\frac{{g}}{{c}}{m}^{{3}}\).

(c) Would you be surprised if a randomly selected sample of this type of soil has a bulkdensity in excess of \(\displaystyle{2.0}\frac{{g}}{{c}}{m}^{{3}}\)? Explain, based on theprobability of this occurring.

(d) What point has the property that only 10% of the soil samples have bulk density this high orhigher?

(e) What is the moment generating function for X?

(a) What is thedensity for X? Sketch a graph of the density function. Indicate onthis graph the probability that X lies between 1.1 and 1.9. Findthis probability.

(b) Find the probability that arandomly selected sample of Pima clay loam will have bulk densityless than \(\displaystyle{0.9}\frac{{g}}{{c}}{m}^{{3}}\).

(c) Would you be surprised if a randomly selected sample of this type of soil has a bulkdensity in excess of \(\displaystyle{2.0}\frac{{g}}{{c}}{m}^{{3}}\)? Explain, based on theprobability of this occurring.

(d) What point has the property that only 10% of the soil samples have bulk density this high orhigher?

(e) What is the moment generating function for X?

asked 2021-03-26

A pair of forces with equal magnitudes, opposite directions,and different lines of action is called a "couple". When acouple acts on a rigid object, the couple produces a torque thatdoes not depend on the location of the axis. The drawing shows acouple acting on a tire wrench, each force being perpendicular tothe wrench. Determine an expression for the torque produced by thecouple when the axis is perpendicular to the tired and passesthrough (a) point A, (b) point B, and (c) point C. Express youranswers in terms of the magnitude F of the force and the length Lof the wrench

asked 2021-03-12

A 75.0-kg man steps off a platform 3.10 m above the ground. Hekeeps his legs straight as he falls, but at the moment his feettouch the ground his knees begin to bend, and, treated as aparticle, he moves an additional 0.60 m before coming torest.

a) what is the speed at the instant his feet touch theground?

b) treating him as a particle, what is his acceleration(magnitude and direction) as he slows down, if the acceleration isassumed to be constant?

c) draw his free-body diagram (see section 4.6). in termsof forces on the diagram, what is the net force on him? usenewton's laws and the results of part (b) to calculate the averageforce his feet exert on the ground while he slows down. expressthis force in newtons and also as a multiple of his weight.

a) what is the speed at the instant his feet touch theground?

b) treating him as a particle, what is his acceleration(magnitude and direction) as he slows down, if the acceleration isassumed to be constant?

c) draw his free-body diagram (see section 4.6). in termsof forces on the diagram, what is the net force on him? usenewton's laws and the results of part (b) to calculate the averageforce his feet exert on the ground while he slows down. expressthis force in newtons and also as a multiple of his weight.

asked 2021-03-23

Five distinct numbers are randomly distributed to players numbered 1 through 5. Whenever two players compare their numbers, the one with the higher one is declared the winner. Initially, players 1 and 2 compare their numbers; the winner then compares with player 3, and so on. Let X denoted the number of times player 1 is a winner. Find P{X = i}, i = 0,1,2,3,4.

asked 2021-04-25

Individual A has a red die and B has a green die (both fair).If they each roll until they obtain five "doubles" (1-1,....,6-6),what is the pmf of X= the total number of times a die is rolled?What are E(X) and V(X)?