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Unformatted text preview: Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Physics Department Physics - 8.01 Assignment #10 December 1, 1999. It is strongly recommended that you read about a subject before it is covered in lectures. Lecture Date Material Covered Reading #33 Fri 12/3 Kinetic Gas Theory - Ideal Gas Law PIVoT Page 494 – 504 Isothermal Atmosphere Take Notes! Phase Diagrams - Phase Transitions #34 Mon 12/6 The Wonderful Quantum World Take Notes! Breakdown of Classical Mechanics #35 Wed 12/8 Bring a Friend There is no due date for this assignment, and it will not be graded. Solutions will be posted on Dec 10. 10.1 Lifting a Drum up the Sidewalk A cylinder of mass M and radius R is lying on the street against the sidewalk. The height of the sidewalk is h . A rope is attached to the axis at each end (point P and Q) of the cylinder (we only show point P in the figure). We pull on the ropes (with equal force) perpendicular to the axis at an angle α with a horizontal plane so as to just lift the cylinder off the street.with a horizontal plane so as to just lift the cylinder off the street....
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