Physics 325 Homework 11 - on the axis of the cylinder...

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Physics 325, Fall 2010 Homework Assignment #11 Due Thursday 2 December at 11:15 am 1.) (15 points) Thornton and Marion question 5-7, p. 205 Calculate the gravitational potential due to a thin rod of length l and mass M at a distance R from the center of the rod and in a direction perpendicular to the rod. 2.) (20 points) Thornton and Marion question 5-8, p. 205 Calculate the gravitational field vector due to a homogeneous cylinder at exterior points
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Unformatted text preview: on the axis of the cylinder. Perform the calculation a) by computing the force directly, and b) by computing the potential first. 3.) (15 points) Thornton and Marion question 5-16, p. 206 A uniform solid sphere of mass M and radius R is fixed a distance h above a thin infinite (rigid) sheet of mass density ρ s (mass/area). With what force does the sphere attract the sheet? 50 Points Total...
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2011 for the course PHYS 325 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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