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MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Department of Physics Physics 8.01 Fall Term 2010 Problem Set 8: Continuous Mass Transfer Due: Tuesday Nov 2 at 9 pm Place your solutions in the appropriate section slot in the box outside 26-152. Write your name, section, table and group number on the upper right side of your first page. Website: http://web.mit.edu/8.01t/www/ Textbook: Young and Friedman, University Physics Twelfth Edition Oct 25/26 W08D1 Continuous Mass Flow Reading Assignment: Young and Freedman: 8.6, Class Notes: Continuous Mass Flow Oct 27/28 W08D2 Rockets Reading Assignment: Young and Freedman: 8.6; Experiment 3: Impulse , Class Notes: Continuous Mass Flow Oct 29 W08D3 Quiz 6 Integrals, Dot and Cross Products; Group Problem Solving: Falling Chain Nov 1/2 W09D1 Two-Dimensional Rotational Kinematics Reading Assignment: Young and Freedman: 9.1-9.6, 10.5 Nov 3/4 W09D2 Angular Momentum and Two-Dimensional Rotational Dynamics Reading Assignment: Young and Freedman: 10.1-10.2, 10.5-10.6; 11.1-11.3 Nov 5 W09D3 Quiz 7 Momentum; Group Problem Solving: Two Dimensional Rotational Dynamics

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Problem 1 A rocket has a dry mass (empty of fuel) m r ,0 = 2 ! 10 7 kg , and initially carries fuel with mass m f ,0 = 5 ! 10 7 kg . The fuel is ejected at a speed u = 2.0 ! 10 3 m " s -1 relative to the rocket. What is the final speed of the rocket after all the fuel has burned?
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