Physics 112
Homework #5
Spring 2006
Prelim Exam #1
is 7:30-9 PM on Thursday evening, Mar. 2.
It will cover chapters #1-5 + sections
12.1, 12.2, 12.4;
HWs #1-5;
Labs #1, 3, 4 + Pre-Labs;
Tutorials/Coops from weeks 1-5;
and all
relevant lecture material.
Persons with conflicts or special needs please contact Dr. Edith Cassel ASAP.
Read:
Chap. 5 (all);
Chap. 12, section 12.4 (through equation 12.14 on page 450)
For discussion: Chapter 5:
Qs #Q5.1, Q5.3, Q5.6, Q5.11, Q5.12, Q5.16, Q5.19, Q5.20,
(not turned in)
Q5.21, Q5.24, Q5.29
Chapter 5:
5.89, 5.91, 5.111, 5.117
Chapter 12:
Qs #Q12.1, Q12.7, Q12.16, Q12.21;
To be done before Prelim Exam #1 (but not turned in):
#5.24
[Monkey Business]
#5.47
[Airplane in Banked Turn]
#5.118
[Vertical Loop]
#5.127
[Ball on a String]
#1.
The International Space Station (ISS) orbits the Earth in an approximately circular orbit at a height
of about 240 miles (384 km) above the Earth's surface.
(a)
What is the speed of the space station in its orbit (in km/s)?
[Answer:
7.7 km/s]
(b)
What is the space station's orbital period (in hours)?
[Answer:
1.54 hr]
Due Friday, Feb. 24 at lecture:
#5.3
[Knowing the Ropes]
#5.7
[Wrecking Ball]
#5.27
[Safe on Incline]
#5.42
[Baseball with Drag]
#5.62
[Two Blocks with Friction]
#5.84
[Blocks & Pulley]