Mechanics I - PHY3221
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Midterm II Apr. 10, 2015
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1. (20 pts) A particle of mass m moves in one dimension under the inuence of a force
derived from the potentia
Mechanics I - PHY3221
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Midterm I Feb. 20, 2015
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1. (10 pts) Give a clear concise denition of the term inertial reference frame. (One or
two sentences should be
Physics 3221
Mechanics I
Problem Set I
Due: Friday, Jan 16, 2015
1.1 Problem 1.2, Taylor, (Pg. 34).
1.2 Problems 1.4 & 1.5, Taylor, (Pg. 35).
1.3 Problem 1.22, Taylor, (Pg. 37).
1.4 The dot product an
Physics 3221
Mechanics I
Problem Set IV
Due: Friday, Feb 6, 2015
4.1 The following expressions for x(t) and y(t) describe the motion of a projectile near the
surface of the earth in the presence of li
Mechanics I - PHY3221 Name: 6
Midterm I Feb. 20, 2015
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1. (10 pts) Give a clear concise denition of the term inertial reference frame. (One or
two sentences should
Mechanics I - PHY3221 Name: '6
Midterm II w Apr. 10, 2015
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1. (20 pts) A particle of mass m moves in one dimension under the inuence of a force
derived from the pot
Physics 3221
Mechanics I
Problem Set X
Due: Monday, Apr 6, 2015
10.1 Consider a damped harmonic oscillator for which the equation of motion is
m = kx bx.
x
(a) By taking the time derivative of the tot
Physics 3221
Mechanics I
Problem Set IX
Due: Monday, Mar 30, 2015
9.1 Problem 4.41, Taylor (Pg. 158)
9.2 Problem 4.53, Taylor (Pg. 159).
9.3 A small uniform disk of mass m and radius r is held at the
Physics 3221
Mechanics I
Problem Set XI
Due: Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015
11.1 Obtain the Fourier series for the periodic function f (t) with period dened to be,
1,
< t < 0
2
f (t) =
+1,
0<t<
2
in the int
Physics 3221
Mechanics I
Problem Set III
Due: Friday, Jan 30, 2015
3.1 Problem 1.47, Taylor, (Pg. 40). For Part (c) you may use the fact that the time
derivatives of the unit vectors and in cylindrica