PHYS 1443-501, Spring 2002, Final Exam, Wednesday, May. 6, 2002
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[ 1 28 points] An object whose mass is 1.50kg on the surface of the Earth is
undergoing a projectile motion on the surface of a planet P whose mass (Mp ) is half that
of the Earth (
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001 10.0 points
The sketch shows the top view of a merrygoround which is rotating clockwise. A child
jumps on the
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001
10.0 points In a certain
time interval, natural gas with energy content
9000 J was burnt in a house during a w
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001 (part 1 of 2) 10.0 points You
pull a block of mass m across across a
frictionless table with a constant force
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001 10.0 points A rod of length L has a
non uniform density and has endpoints at x =
L/2 and x =
+L/2. The densit
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001
10.0 points A ball of
mass M collides head-on and inelastically
with a ball of mass 3M . Before the collision
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the moment of inertia of a rod rotating about
001
10.0 points Consider a
system composed of three thin rods each
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001 10.0 points
At the lowest point of its oscillation, consider
the case when the forces on a pendulum bob
satis
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001 10.0 points
A force acting on a particle has the potential
energy function U(x), shown by the graph.
The p
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001 10.0 points
A spring with spring constant k oscillates
with a total mass m.
What is the shortest time duration
PHYS 1443-501, Spring 2002, Mid-Term Exam, Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2002
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[ 1 25 points] A stone of mass 500g was thrown upward from the top of a building at
an angle of 60o to horizontal with initial speed of 15.0m/s. The height of the building is
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PHYS 1443-501, Spring 2002, 2nd -Term Exam, Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2002
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[ 1 20 points] A uniform rod of length 150 cm and mass 900g is attached at one end to
a frictionless pivot and is free to rotate about the pivot in the vertical plane, as shown
PHYS 1443-501, Sprint 2002, 1st Term Exam, Monday, Feb. 11, 2002
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You must provide answers to all three boldfaced problems and two problems of your
choice from the remainder. Extra cre
PHYS 1443-501, Spring 2002, Final Exam, Wednesday, May. 6, 2002
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[ 1 28 points] An object whose mass is 1.50kg on the surface of the Earth is
undergoing a projectile motion on the surface of a planet P whose mass (Mp ) is half that
of the Earth (
PHYS 1443-501, Spring 2002, 2nd -Term Exam, Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2002
Name:
ID:
[ 1 20 points] A uniform rod of length 150 cm and mass 900g is attached at one end to
a frictionless pivot and is free to rotate about the pivot in the vertical plane, as shown
PHYS 1443-501, Spring 2002, Mid-Term Exam, Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2002
Name:
ID:
[ 1 25 points] A stone of mass 500g was thrown upward from the top of a building at
an angle of 60o to horizontal with initial speed of 15.0m/s. The height of the building is
50
PHYS 1443-501, Sprint 2002, Solution for the 1st Term Exam, Monday, Feb. 11, 2002
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Chapter 2 Problems
2.44 When startled, and armadillo will leap upward. Suppose it rised 0.544 m in the first 0.2 s.
(a) What is is initial speed as it leaves the ground? (b) What is its speed at the height of 0.544
m? (c) How much higher does it go?
y f =
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001
10.0 points What
explains why so many physical systems in
nature are well-described as a simple
harmonic osci