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To prepare for Test 3, you should be able to do the following types of problems after
studying Chapters 4.15 to 6.7.
Chapter 4
:
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Use the ballandspring model to determine the speed of sound in a solid.
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Relate the period of oscillation for horizontal or vertical spring to the spring
constant and mass.
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Graphically represent the motion of an oscillator (position or velocity vs. time)
given properties of its behavior .
Chapter 5
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Write down the definition of the energy of a particle valid at all speeds.
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Determine the rest energy of a particle.
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Write down the definition of the kinetic energy of a particle valid at all speeds or
for v <<c.
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Write down the definition of Work using vector components or magnitude and
angle.
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Determine the Work done for a constant force
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Write down the Energy principle.
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Apply the energy principle to solve problems involving single particle systems.
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Apply the energy principle to systems involving identity change
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course PY 205M taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.
 Spring '08
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