Problem Set #4Guide to Solutions
Physics 426
Professor Mallinckrodt
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Problem Set #5Guide to Solutions
Physics 426
Professor Mallinckrodt
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Physics 426
Midterm Exam
Spring 2013
Name
Time limit: 70 minutes
You may refer to one sheet of notes (8 x 11, both sides)
Please remove your hat and turn off and put away all electronic devices other than your calculator.
Perform all of your work on s
Final Solutions
Physics 426
Spring 2013
a)
t AC = t AB + t BC = 13.0 s because thats the way time works in a given reference frame!
b)
1.
2
2
2
2
sAB = t AB ! " AB = 8.0 s and sAC = t AC ! " AC = 12.0 s
c)
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If the locations line up with A in the middle
Midterm Solutions
Physics 426
1.
a)
Spring 2013
2.0 minutes (Because both events happen at they same place in Julies frame and she does not accelerate, her
wristwatch directly reads the interval.)
b) Due to invariance of the interval, t 2 ! s 2 = " 2 # t
Physics 426
Final Exam
Spring 2013
Name
Time limit: 125 minutes
You may refer to two sheets of notes (8 x 11, both sides)
Please remove your hat and turn off and put away all electronic devices other than your calculator.
Perform all of your work on s
Problem Set #2Guide to Solutions
Physics 426
Professor Mallinckrodt
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solutions; you would need to add figures, more words of explanation, and s
Problem Set #3Guide to Solutions
Physics 426
Professor Mallinckrodt
Please note that (except where otherwise noted) these are decidedly not intended to model excellent or even good
solutions; you would need to add figures, more words of explanation, and s
Physics 426
Problem Set #1Guide to Solutions
Professor Mallinckrodt
Please note that (except where otherwise noted) these are decidedly not intended to model excellent or even good
solutions; you would need to add figures, more words of explanation, and s