Midterm Examination
Physics 204/4
February 14, 2014
Time Allowed: 1 1/4 hr. Maximum marks: 30
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Midterm Examination
Physics 204/4
February 15, 2013
Time Allowed: 1 1/4 hr. Maximum marks: 30
1. A car makes a trip of 300 km to east at an average speed of 30 km/hr and then goes 400 km north in 15 hours to reach its
destination. (a) W
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Physics 204/4
June, 23, 2014
Time Allowed: 1 1/4 hr. Maximum marks: 30
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Midterm Examination
Physics 204/4
February 17, 2012
Time Allowed: 1 1/4 hr. Maximum marks: 30
A motorist makes a round trip from city A to city B, which is 150 km apart by a road. If the time
required for the trip from A to B
Midterm Examination
Physics 204/2
October 21, 2010
Time Allowed: 1 1/4 hr. Maximum marks: 30
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1)You are watching an ant walking around on a flat floor. It walks straight east
2cm. It then turns 30o toward the north and walks 3cm. It then walks due west
5cm.
a.Assume the ant starts at the origin. Draw a coordinat
PHYS 345 01 / 2016 Advanced Classical Mechanics
Assignment #2
Instructor: Dr. Mario DAmico
Assigned on Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
Due on Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
Student Name:
Student ID Number:
Please write your full name and ID# on this cover page
PHYS 345 01 / 2016 Advanced Classical Mechanics
Assignment #1
Instructor: Dr. Mario DAmico
Assigned on September 14th, 2016
Due on September27th, 2016
Student Name:
Student ID Number:
Please write your full name and ID# on this cover page.
Include this co
Lecture 2: Introduction to probabilities.
Gambling: the driving force behind early research in
probability.
Blaise Pascal, Pierre Fermat, etc had to answer questions like Suppose the game
has to be stopped before anyone wins. How to divide the money?
Stat
Wave (Optics) Reminder
Wave equation can be derived from Maxwells equations.
Wave equation is linear: any linear superposition of the solutions is also a
solution
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The Addition of Waves of Different Frequency
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Time Independent Schrdinger Equation
How does one solve the SE for a particular shape of potential energy V(x)?
If V is independent on t, one can attempt separation of variables
Only a tiny subset of solutions can be factored this way.
But these are usefu
Basics of Quantum Mechanics
- Classical Point of View In Newtonian mechanics, the laws are written in terms of PARTICLE
TRAJECTORIES.
A PARTICLE is an indivisible mass point object that has a variety of properties
that can be measured, which we call obser
PHYS377 Quantum Mechanics I.
Fall 2016
What it contains: Schrdinger equation, probabilistic interpretation, normalization,
expectation values, the uncertainty principle, stationary states, the free particle, infinite
square well, the finite square well, t
By the beginning of the 20th century life in physics was simple.
Electromagnetic radiation was waves, electrons were particles
Probability was tolerated (e.g. in statistical physics) as a way to deal with inability
to solve ~1023 equations of motion. Or j
Chapter 3
Vectors
Vectors
Vector quantities
Physical quantities that have both numerical and directional properties
Mathematical operations of vectors in this chapter
Addition
Subtraction
Introduction
Coordinate Systems
Used to describe the position of
PHYS 204 MECHANICS
Professor: Dr. Laszlo Kalman
Assignment #1 Part A
Q1
A child throws vertically a pebble into the air with initial speed vi.
Another child drops a ball at the same instant. Compare the accelerations of the
two objects while they are in f