Final Exam Physics 435 Classical Mechanics
Wednesday December 5, 2012
Problem 1
Two equal masses m are placed at positions (0, a, 0). A third mass M is placed
at (b, 0, 0). The values of m, M, a, b are all greater than zero. Find the principal
axes and pr
Final Exam Physics 435: Classical Mechanics
Thursday June 9, 2011
Problem 1
Two masses, m1 and m2 , can move on a frictionless surface. The rst mass is
connected to the wall by a spring with spring constant k1 and the second mass is
connected to the rst b
Midterm Physics 435 Classical Mechanics
Friday November 2 , 2012
Problem 1
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D
Figure 1: A mass M hangs on
a massless cord that is wrapped
many times around a cylinder
with radius R and moment of inertia I. The height of the mass
is measured by a variable
Midterm Physics 435 Classical Mechanics
Friday November 2 , 2012
Problem 1
/
D
Figure 1: A mass M hangs on
a massless cord that is wrapped
many times around a cylinder
with radius R and moment of inertia I. The height of the mass
is measured by a variable
Midterm Physics 435 Classical Mechanics
Friday May 6 , 2011
Problem 1
A particle of mass m is moving along the x-axis and starts at x = 0 with velocity
v = v0 , going in the positive x-direction. There is a force of friction slowing the
particle down, but
Midterm Physics 435 Classical Mechanics
Friday May 6 , 2011
Problem 1
A particle of mass m is moving along the x-axis and starts at x = 0 with velocity
v = v0 , going in the positive x-direction. There is a force of friction slowing the
particle down, but
Final Exam Physics 435 Classical Mechanics
Wednesday December 5, 2012
Problem 1
Two equal masses m are placed at positions (0, a, 0). A third mass M is placed
at (b, 0, 0). The values of m, M, a, b are all greater than zero. Find the principal
axes and pr
Final Exam Physics 435: Classical Mechanics
Thursday June 9, 2011
Problem 1
Two masses, m1 and m2 , can move on a frictionless surface. The rst mass is
connected to the wall by a spring with spring constant k1 and the second mass is
connected to the rst b
Physics 435 Midterm Exam
Spring 2009
Instructions: Solve the four problems posed below. Each question will be
weighted equally in your total exam score. Make sure your line of reasoning is
clear - correct answers will not receive full credit unless they a
Physics 435 Midterm Exam
Spring 2009
Instructions: Solve the ve problems posed below. Each question will be
weighted equally in your total exam score. Make sure your line of reasoning is
clear - correct answers will not receive full credit unless they are