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Q
! Solving equations of
motion, the hard way F
k Qq
a=r=
Â¨
=
m
m r2
r â‰¡ âˆ‚t r
Ë™
2
r â‰¡ âˆ‚t
Â¨ multiply by r
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k Qq
r
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kQq
1
=
âˆ‚t
r=âˆ’
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âˆ‚t
2
2
mr
m
r
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r
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kQq
âˆ‚t m +
=0
2
r
Thursday, September 16, 2010 r Î¦
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course PHYS 241 taught by Professor Wei during the Fall '08 term at Purdue.
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