Phys227, Spring 2015
Problem Set 7 (Due June 3)
Boas Chapter 4, Sec 9. problems 1 and 6.
Also the following:
Chemist often use the enthalpy, H, in which the variables are the entropy S, the number
of particles N , and the pressure p. Construct the enthalp
Homework 6 Due Friday May 22
Boas Chapter 7, Section 12. Problems 4, 6, 7, 24(a).
Please use my denitions of the Fourier transforms
1
f (x) =
2
1
g(k) =
2
g(k)eikx dk
f (x)eikx dx
Note that the relation between Boas and me can be written fBoas (x) = fS
Phys227, Spring 2015
Problem Set 4 (Due May 11)
1. Suppose that the matrix M takes the vector v into the vector w, that is w = M v. I
want to know what the matrix which represents the same operation looks like in another
frame. Let the orthogonal matrix w
Homework 2 Due Monday April 13
The problems to be graded (worth 10 points) are denoted by
A problem worth 20 points is denoted
1 . (a) Consider the electric quadrapole which consists of the following four charges: a charge
+e located at x = a, a charge +e
Phys 227 Homework 1; Due Monday April 6
Boas Chapter 1
Sec. 9, # 14, 16, 17
Sec. 10, #4, 5, 14, 16
Sec. 13, #9, 13, 17, 35
To Sec. 13, #17 add the following: Plot on one graph the following four functions of x from
1.5 to 1.5:
a) ln
1+x
1x
,
b) the rst te
A mathematician organizes a lottery in which the prize is
an infinite amount of money. When the winning ticket is
drawn, and the jubilant winner comes to claim his prize,
the mathematician explains the mode of payment: "1
dollar now, 1/2 dollar next w
Monday, October 3, 2016
12:19 PM
A constant function and e^x are walking on Broadway. Then suddenly the constant function sees a differential
operator approaching and runs away. So e^x follows him and asks why the hurry. "Well, you see, there's this
diffe