P2207_Assignment_8_2010

P2207_Assignment_8_2010 - TA's Name:_ Section: _ Your Name:...

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TA's Name:____________________ Section: ____ Your Name: _________________________________ Physics 2207, Fall 2010 1 Cornell University Assignment 8: Concepts: principle of superposition Center of Mass gravitational potential energy Newton’s laws for a System of Particles law of gravitation Momentum gravitation near Earth’s surface Conservation of Momentum Kepler’s laws Reading in text: Chapter 15, Sections 1-4, 6-9; Chapter 9: Sections 1-5, 7 Assignment: Due on Wednesday , October 20. Please turn in this sheet stapled to the top of your work. A. On-Line Math Warm-up Problems: If you've had trouble with the last few problems sets, go through the math tests on Limits, Small Changes, Sines and Cosines 2, and Exponentials. B. Physics Problems: 1. Chapter 13, Problem 39. 2. (a) The Space Shuttle and most spy satellites orbit the Earth at low altitudes, roughly 300 km above the Earth's surface. What is the orbital speed at this altitude? (b) Communication satellites are usually placed in geosynchronous orbit (i.e. an orbit
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2010 for the course PHYS 2207 taught by Professor Liepe, m during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.

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