PHZ 6607 Fall 2016
Homework #2, Due Friday, September 9
1. Express the mass of the sun as a length in kilometers. Express the angular momentum
per mass of the sun as a length in kilometers.
2. A cart rolls on a long table with velocity v. A smaller cart r
PHY 6347 Spring 2016
Homework #6, Due Monday, March 21
1. A classic problem (see Jacksons problem 10.5 at the end of Chapter 10) involves scattering
from a conducting sphere with radius a, real permittivity = 0 , permeability = 0 , and
conductivity , such
PHY 6607 Fall 2016
Homework #1, Due Friday, September 2
Newtonian gravity makes its own predictions for some phenomena held up as successes of
General Relativity. For later comparison, lets compute some of these Newtonian results.
1. What is the escape ve