Modern Physics, is the final course in the fivequarter lower division survey of physics
PHY 235

Spring 2010
Physics 235
Problem Set #1
Professor Mallinckrodt
The boxed problems are due on Friday, April 9 at the beginning of class.
We will go over many of the others in class. Please see the syllabus for information on how you should
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Modern Physics, is the final course in the fivequarter lower division survey of physics
PHY 235

Spring 2010
Midterm Exam
Physics 235
Spring 2010
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Modern Physics, is the final course in the fivequarter lower division survey of physics
PHY 235

Spring 2010
Problem Set #4 Guide and Answers
Physics 235
Professor Mallinckrodt
Please note that (except where otherwise noted) these are decidedly not intended to model good solutions; you would need
to add figures and lots of words of explanation. They are intended
Modern Physics, is the final course in the fivequarter lower division survey of physics
PHY 235

Spring 2010
Physics 235
Problem Set #7
Professor Mallinckrodt
These problems are due on Friday, May 28 at the beginning of class.
1. General questions related to blackbody radiation:
a) Find the frequency version of the RayleighJeans formula for the spectral irradi
Modern Physics, is the final course in the fivequarter lower division survey of physics
PHY 235

Spring 2010
Problem Set #3 Guide and Answers
Physics 235
Professor Mallinckrodt
Please note that (except where otherwise noted) these are decidedly not intended to model good solutions; you would need
to add figures and lots of words of explanation. They are intended
Modern Physics, is the final course in the fivequarter lower division survey of physics
PHY 235

Spring 2010
Physics 235
Problem Set #6
Professor Mallinckrodt
These problems are due on Monday, May 24 at the beginning of class.
1. Suppose that a beam carrying 10 6 5.0MeV alphaparticles per second scatters off of a 1.0 micron
thick gold foil.
a) Find the speed o
Modern Physics, is the final course in the fivequarter lower division survey of physics
PHY 235

Spring 2010
Problem Set #2 Guide and Answers
Physics 235
Professor Mallinckrodt
Please note that (except where otherwise noted) these are decidedly not intended to model good solutions; you would need
to add figures and lots of words of explanation. They are intended
Modern Physics, is the final course in the fivequarter lower division survey of physics
PHY 235

Spring 2010
Problem Set #1 Guide and Answers
Physics 235
Professor Mallinckrodt
Please note that (except where otherwise noted) these are decidedly not intended to model good solutions; you would need
to add figures and lots of words of explanation. They are intended
Modern Physics, is the final course in the fivequarter lower division survey of physics
PHY 235

Spring 2010
Physics 235
Problem Set #3
Professor Mallinckrodt
The boxed problems are due on Friday, April 30 at the beginning of class.
We will go over many of the others in class. Please see the syllabus for information on how you should
write up your solutions and
Modern Physics, is the final course in the fivequarter lower division survey of physics
PHY 235

Spring 2010
Problem Set #2
Physics 235
Professor Mallinckrodt
The boxed problems are due on Wednesday, April 21 at the beginning of class.
We will go over many of the others in class. Please see the syllabus for information on how you should
write up your solutions a
Modern Physics, is the final course in the fivequarter lower division survey of physics
PHY 235

Spring 2010
Physics 235
Problem Set #5
Professor Mallinckrodt
The boxed problems are due on Friday, May 14 at the beginning of class.
We will go over many of the others in class. Please see the syllabus for information on how you should
write up your solutions and ho
Modern Physics, is the final course in the fivequarter lower division survey of physics
PHY 235

Spring 2010
Physics 235
Problem Set #4
Professor Mallinckrodt
The boxed problems are due on Friday, May 7 at the beginning of class.
We will go over many of the others in class. Please see the syllabus for information on how you should
write up your solutions and how
Modern Physics, is the final course in the fivequarter lower division survey of physics
PHY 235

Spring 2010
Final Exam
Physics 235
Spring 2010
Name
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