9/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: Week #01 HW Assignment * Chapter 15 (15.1-15.8) - Mechanical Waves Part I (Basics of Wave Motion, Transverse Waves o
Exercise 15.9
Which of the following wave functions satisfies the wave equation,
?
Part A
.
ANSWER:
Yes
No
Corr
9/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: Week #01 HW Assignment * Chapter 15 (15.1-15.8) - Mechanical Waves Part I (Basics of Wave Motion, Transverse Waves o
Speed of Rowing and Swimming
A displacement boat (generally a moving object held up by buoyancy of the water)
10/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #04 Assignment * Chapter 34 (34.1-34.4) - Geometric Optics
Spherical Mirror 1
You wish to create an image that is 10 meters from an object. This image is to be inverted and half the height of the
object. You wish to accompli
10/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #04 Assignment * Chapter 34 (34.1-34.4) - Geometric Optics
Ray Tracing in Lenses and Mirrors
We usually locate the image formed by an object by looking for the intersection of just two of the rays coming from that
object, an
10/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #04 Assignment * Chapter 34 (34.1-34.4) - Geometric Optics
Spherical Mirror 2
You wish to create an image that is 10 meters from an object. This image is to be upright and half the height of the
object. You wish to accomplis
10/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #04 Assignment * Chapter 34 (34.1-34.4) - Geometric Optics
Problem 34.8
An object is a distance of
of .
from the center of a silvered spherical glass Christmas tree ornament which has a diameter
Part A
What is the position o
10/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #04 Assignment * Chapter 34 (34.1-34.4) - Geometric Optics
Understanding Lenses
Learning Goal:
To learn the quantitative use of the lens equation, as well as how to determine qualitative properties of solutions.
In working
10/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #04 Assignment * Chapter 34 (34.1-34.4) - Geometric Optics
Understanding Spherical Mirrors
Learning Goal:
To be able to calculate locations and heights of images formed by spherical mirrors, as well as to understand the
qua
10/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #04 Assignment * Chapter 34 (34.1-34.4) - Geometric Optics
A Laser and a Lens
A laser is mounted as shown in the figure (distances and are given) above the axis of a converging lens with
positive focal length . The laser be
10/12/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #05, #06, #07 HW Assignment (Part 1), Chapter 35 (35.1-35.4) - Interference
Problem 35.4
Radio Interference. Two radio antennas
and
radiate in phase. Antenna
is a distance of to the right of
antenna . Consider point
along t
10/12/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #05, #06, #07 HW Assignment (Part 1), Chapter 35 (35.1-35.4) - Interference
Problem 35.27
Two rectangular pieces of plane glass are laid one upon the other on a table. A thin strip of paper is placed between
them at one edg
10/12/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #05, #06, #07 HW Assignment (Part 1), Chapter 35 (35.1-35.4) - Interference
Problem 35.9
Coherent light from a sodium-vapor lamp is passed through a filter that blocks everything except for light of a single
wavelength. It
10/12/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #05, #06, #07 HW Assignment (Part 1), Chapter 35 (35.1-35.4) - Interference
Problem 35.11
Two slits with a separation of
apart are placed a distance of
from a screen.
Part A
What is the distance between the second and third
10/12/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #05, #06, #07 HW Assignment (Part 1), Chapter 35 (35.1-35.4) - Interference
Understanding Two-Source Interference
Learning Goal:
To understand the assumptions made by the standard two-source interference equations and to b
10/12/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #05, #06, #07 HW Assignment (Part 1), Chapter 35 (35.1-35.4) - Interference
Problem 35.19
Coherent light with wavelength
passes through narrow slits with a separation of .
Part A
At a distance from the slits which is large
10/12/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #05, #06, #07 HW Assignment (Part 1), Chapter 35 (35.1-35.4) - Interference
A Simple Introduction to Interference
Learning Goal:
To understand the basic principles underlying interference.
One of the most important properti
10/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #04 Assignment * Chapter 34 (34.1-34.4) - Geometric Optics
Image Size in a Mirror
A guy named Joe, who is 1.6 meters tall, enters a room in which someone has placed a large convex mirror with radius
of curvature equal to 30
10/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: HW #04 Assignment * Chapter 34 (34.1-34.4) - Geometric Optics
Lens Producing an Image Conceptual Question
A lens produces a real image of a real object.
Part A
Is the image inverted or upright?
Hint 1. Orientation
A real image
9/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: Week #01 HW Assignment * Chapter 15 (15.1-15.8) - Mechanical Waves Part I (Basics of Wave Motion, Transverse Waves o
Exercise 15.33
Standing waves on a wire are described by
= 0.800
. The left end of the wire is at
, with
= 2.80
9/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: Week #01 HW Assignment * Chapter 15 (15.1-15.8) - Mechanical Waves Part I (Basics of Wave Motion, Transverse Waves o
Standard Expression for a Traveling Wave
Learning Goal:
To understand the standard formula for a sinusoidal tra
9/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: Week #01 HW Assignment * Chapter 15 (15.1-15.8) - Mechanical Waves Part I (Basics of Wave Motion, Transverse Waves o
Wave Notation
Learning Goal:
To understand the relationships between the parameters that characterize a wave.
I
9/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: Week #01 HW Assignment * Chapter 15 (15.1-15.8) - Mechanical Waves Part I (Basics of Wave Motion, Transverse Waves o
Exercise 15.6
A certain transverse wave is described by
,
where
= 6.10
,
= 29.0
, and
= 4.00102 .
Part A
Determ
9/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: Week #01 HW Assignment * Chapter 15 (15.1-15.8) - Mechanical Waves Part I (Basics of Wave Motion, Transverse Waves o
Two Velocities in a Traveling Wave
Wave motion is characterized by two velocities: the velocity with which the
9/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: Week #01 HW Assignment * Chapter 15 (15.1-15.8) - Mechanical Waves Part I (Basics of Wave Motion, Transverse Waves o
Surface Waves
The waves on the ocean are surface waves: They occur at the interface of water and air, extending
9/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: Week #01 HW Assignment * Chapter 15 (15.1-15.8) - Mechanical Waves Part I (Basics of Wave Motion, Transverse Waves o
Exercise 15.12: Speed of Propagation vs. Particle Speed
The equation
may be written as
.
Part A
Use the last ex
9/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: Week #01 HW Assignment * Chapter 15 (15.1-15.8) - Mechanical Waves Part I (Basics of Wave Motion, Transverse Waves o
Ant on a Tightrope
A large ant is standing on the middle of a circus tightrope that is stretched with tension
.
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MasteringPhysics: Week #01 HW Assignment * Chapter 15 (15.1-15.8) - Mechanical Waves Part I (Basics of Wave Motion, Transverse Waves o
Exercise 15.24
A fellow student of mathematical bent tells you that the wave function of a traveling wave on a
9/6/2014
MasteringPhysics: Week #01 HW Assignment * Chapter 15 (15.1-15.8) - Mechanical Waves Part I (Basics of Wave Motion, Transverse Waves o
Exercise 15.7
Transverse waves on a string have wave speed
. The waves travel in the -x direction, and at
displ