Linked Questions

96
votes
3answers
28k views

How do I ask homework questions on Physics Stack Exchange?

What is the policy on asking homework questions on Physics Stack Exchange? What kinds of questions are considered homework questions? Are homework questions allowed? What should I include in a ...
0
votes
8answers
378 views

Is Such a behaviour appropriate?

This question :https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/74639/boeing-747-crashes-into-a-solid-diamond-skyscraper was highly downvoted, and put on hold recently giving a reason "Primarily opinion ...
6
votes
4answers
329 views

Is it on-topic to ask about homemade construction of tools?

As a mad scientist, skilled with his hands. I build my own tools, in many cases. I think would be very useful if can ask about contruction of tools related to the Physical (in general). (contruction ...
6
votes
2answers
312 views

Things that occured in life are marked to be about engineering

I asked a question ysterday. I explained there that I was unable to understand how can my speakers make sound when I receive a phone call. The question is put on hold with a reason This question ...
4
votes
3answers
238 views

Chat session to discuss and possibly finalize close reasons

We have a bunch of proposed close reasons here, and there recently have been a few more good ones brought up there (Like Chris' alternative homework close reason or tpg's "engineering" close reason). ...
6
votes
2answers
288 views

Does the community welcome engineering physics questions?

Does the community welcome engineering physics question? e.g. How to build an AOM driver with a DDS board? What is an Evaluation Board? How to using AD9915 chips to build a ~400 MHz AOM driver?
4
votes
3answers
360 views

Should We Allow Econophysics Questions?

My question on econophysics is closed for being 'off-topic'. But at this stage-- when there is no econophysics forum and the boundary of Physics SE is less defined and rigid-- it should not be closed. ...
-5
votes
1answer
297 views

Is this about Physics, or just theoretical armchair physics?

Because when it comes to real practical advice on specialist experimental techniques I may as well be talking to myself. It seems to be singularly useless.
4
votes
1answer
248 views

Engineering, what does Phys.SE deem as not Physics?

Right so I posted a question about something (not really important because the response is the important part). One of my responses (who I believe flagged the article) complained that it was not ...
8
votes
1answer
255 views

Experimental technology questions: on topic?

So far the scope of Physics Stack Exchange has been defined to exclude experimental technology questions, which are those questions about the devices that one uses to do physics, rather than about the ...
5
votes
1answer
147 views

Guidelines for the First Posts review queue

Is there any guidance on reviewing the first post of a new user? I have looked in meta and could not find a similar question. All I can think of at the moment is to compare with guidance on the ...
5
votes
1answer
177 views

Are engineering questions OK?

What would be the real-world implications of the Kessler Syndrome? is essentially an engineering (applied physics) question. If we ignore the specifics of that question, should we accept applied ...
4
votes
1answer
176 views

Fabrication Discussion - Is Physics the place for it?

While Fabrication (usually referring to MEMS/NEMS1 technology) is a fundamental part of physics, somehow I feel the physics stack isn't the place for it. The physics stack seems most suitable for ...
3
votes
2answers
117 views

Should the engineering close vote be changed in light of the new engineering SE site

Questions are regularly closed here because they are considered engineering questions. The current close vote option for this reads: This question is off-topic because it appears to be about ...
15
votes
0answers
493 views

FAQ for Physics Stack Exchange

Frequently Asked Questions This thread is an index of Frequently Asked Questions, and other resources, for Physics Stack Exchange. General questions about Stack Exchange For general questions about ...

15 30 50 per page