NYU Engineering Physics 1Problem set 1
Due Thursday 2004 January 29 by 4:30pm at Irene Ports oce in Meyer
424.
Problem 1: (a) How much money can you possibly gain by successfully
robbing an armored truck? Estimate an answer by considering the volume of
th
ME-GY 6933: Special Topics
Advanced Mechatronics
Lecture 14
Vikram Kapila
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
ME-GY 6933: Special Topics
Advanced Mechatronics
Lecture 1
Vikram Kapila
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineer
ME-GY 6933
Advanced Mechatronics
Lecture 14
Vikram Kapila
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
ME-GY 6933
Advanced Mechatronics
Lecture 1
Vikram Kapila
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
NYU Polytechnic School of En
NYU Engineering Physics 1Problem set 13
Due Thursday 2004 April 29 by 4:30pm at Irene Ports oce.
Problem 1: (a) The Sun is 8.5 kpc (and 1 kpc = 3.1 1019 m) from the
center of our Galaxy, the Milky Way. It is travelling on a near-circular orbit
at a speed
NYU Engineering Physics 1Problem set 12
Due Thursday 2004 April 22 by 4:30pm at Irene Ports oce.
Problem 1: In practice problem 14.58, you will show that in one period of
oscillation, a weakly damped harmonic oscillator loses energy E = 2 E/Q,
where E is
NYU Engineering Physics 1Problem set 11
Due Thursday 2004 April 15 by 4:30pm at Irene Ports oce.
Problem 1: A mass of 10 kg hangs on a light string of length = 9.8 m
and swings as a pendulum in gravity. The pendulum is released from rest at
time t = 0 wit
NYU Engineering Physics 1Problem set 10
Due Thursday 2004 April 8 by 4:30pm at Irene Ports oce.
Problem 1: A toy car has a total mass of 50 g, and rolls on freely spinning
wheels, each of which can be modeled as a uniform disk of mass 1 g and
radius 2 mm.
NYU Engineering Physics 1Problem set 9
Due Thursday 2004 April 1 by 4:30pm at Irene Ports oce.
Problem 1: (a) A hockey puck (a uniform disk of mass m, radius r, and
thickness t), slides without friction on ice with initial speed v0 . It strikes
an identic
NYU Engineering Physics 1Problem set 8
Due Thursday 2004 March 25 by 4:30pm at Irene Ports oce in Meyer 424.
Problem 1: Compute the angular momentum Lorbit of the Earths orbital
motion around the Sun. Treat the Earth as a point particle on a circular
orbi
NYU Engineering Physics 1Problem set 7
Due Thursday 2004 March 11 by 4:30pm at Irene Ports oce in Meyer.
Problem 1: (a) A bullet of mass m initially traveling in the x direction
at high speed v hits and imbeds itself in a block of mass M initially at rest
NYU Engineering Physics 1Problem set 6
Due Thursday 2004 March 4 by 4:30pm at Irene Ports oce in Meyer 605.
Problem 1: Give estimated values (in SI units) for (a) the kinetic energies,
and (b) the momenta of: (1) a bullet red from a rie, (2) a soccer ball
NYU Engineering Physics 1Problem set 5
Due Thursday 2004 February 26 by 4:30pm at Irene Ports oce in Meyer
605.
Problem 1: Draw free-body diagrams for all the masses and pulleys in this
mechanism. Find the tensions in all three strings and the acceleratio
NYU Engineering Physics 1Problem set 4
Due Thursday 2004 February 19 by 4:30pm at Irene Ports oce in Meyer
424.
Problem 1: Imagine that a typical power line in the countryside is made of
copper wire of about 0.5 cm diameter, stretched horizontally from te
NYU Engineering Physics 1Problem set 3
Due Thursday 2004 February 12 by 4:30pm at Irene Ports oce in Meyer
424.
Problem 1: If you apply the brakes strongly, about how quickly can you
stop a typical automobile travelling at 60 mi h1 ? Give an answer in sec
NYU Engineering Physics 1Problem set 2
Due Thursday 2004 February 5 by 4:30pm at Irene Ports oce in Meyer
424.
Problem 1: If you stand on the equator of the Earth, you are not really
standing still but rather rotating around the center of the Earth once e