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Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Physics Department Physics - 8.01 Assignment #5 October 15, 1999. It is strongly recommended that you read about a subject before it is covered in lectures. Lecture Date Material Covered Reading #16 Mon 10/18 Collisions, Elastic and Inelastic - PIVoT Page 272 – 288 #17 Wed 10/20 Impulse - PIVoT Page 272 – 276 Rockets Page 261 – 264 #18 Fri 10/22 Exam Review Lectures #6 through #15 Mon 10/25 Exam #2 Handout of 10/18 Due Friday, Oct 22, before 10 AM in 4-339B. Search PIVoT , and you will find solutions to several of the problems listed below. 5.1 Potential Energy Curve – page 205, problem 22 5.2 Gasoline Equivalent Energy – page 205, problem 25 5.3 Ancient Egyptian Slaves – page 207, problem 43 5.4 Bungee Jumping. A bungee jumper jumps from a tall bridge attached to a light elastic cord (bungee cord) of un- stretched length L . The cord first straightens and then extends as the jumper falls. This prevents her from hitting the water! Suppose that the bungee cord behaves like a spring with spring constant
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