PHYSICS 5400H : SET # 1
Due 27th August, 2013
Read and work through Griths 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4 and then do
Griths Prob. 1.3
Just pick any two body diagonals.
Griths Prob. 1.4
Griths Prob. 1.11
What is the g
PHYSICS 5400H : SET # 11
Griths Prob. 3.10
Recall system of Exercise 8 (part 2).
Due 8th October, 2013
[third edition Prob. 3.9]
Griths Prob. 3.11
[third edition Prob. 3.10]
Obviously, it is easiest to work in Cartesian coordinates and
PHYSICS 5400H : SET # 10
Due 3rd October, 2013
Read Grith 3.1 in particular 3.1.5.
Griths Prob. 3.3
In class we obtained the force on a test charge q placed above a grounded conducting
plane by going to system B and calculating the for
PHYSICS 5400H : SET # 9
Griths Prob. 2.36
Due 24th. September, 2013
[third edition Prob.2.34]
Griths Prob. 2.39
[third edition Prob.2.36]
For parts (b) and (c) write your answer in terms of r (vector from the center of the
PHYSICS 5400H : SET # 5
Due 10th September, 2013
The electrostatic eld E (r) due to point charges qi located at ri , i = 1, 2, ., n, is
E (r) =
2 |r r |
4 0 i=1 |r ri |
(a) What is the charge density (r) for this syste
PHYSICS 5400H : SET # 3
Due 3rd September, 2013
Work through Griths Example 1.10 and then do
Griths Prob. 1.33
[third edition Prob.1.32]
Work through Griths Example 1.11 and then do
Griths Prob. 1.56
[third edition Prob.1.55]
Physics 780.02 Homework Set 2
1) Show that:
a) Maxwell's equation B =0 is Lorentz invariant.
b) Maxwell's equations are gauge invariant.
2) The *0 can decay into + -, 0+ 0, or -+ +. Suppose you had 100 such
disintegrations how many
Physics 780.02 Problem Set 1
Due Monday Jan 18, 2010
1) Problem A.4, Page 342, Marin and Shaw. In addition: what is the speed of the X0 particle
(relative to the speed of light) and what is its energy?
2) The meson (mass = 783 MeV/c2) decays to 0
Chromodynamics (QCD) is the theory of the strong interaction.
QCD is a non-abelian gauge theory invariant under SU(3):
The interaction is governed by massless spin 1 objects called gluons.
Gluons couple only to objects tha