ch08-p038 - 38. (a) The force at the equilibrium position r...

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38. (a) The force at the equilibrium position r = r eq is 13 7 eq eq eq 12 6 00 dU A B F rr dr r r =− = ¡ −+ = = which leads to the result r A B A B eq = F H G I K J = F H G I K J 2 112 1 6 1 6 .. (b) This defines a minimum in the potential energy curve (as can be verified either by a graph or by taking another derivative and verifying that it is concave upward at this
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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