P321(b), Assignement 1
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Exercise 3.1 (Fetter and Walecka)
a)
The problem is that of a point mass rotating along a circle of radius a, rotating with
a constant angular velocity . Generally, 3 coordinates are needed to characterize the
point mass, however,
P321(b), Assignement 2
Ex. 3.5, Fetter & Walecka
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Exercise 3.5 (Fetter & Walecka)
The setup of the exercise is shown in gure
z
H
A
zA
M
Z(t) = zB + d(t)
zB
B
x
0
Figure 1: The monkey, of mass M , starts from point B and climbs a distance d(t). The
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