HW Solutions # 11 - 8.01 MIT - Prof.
Universal Gravity. 1) 12.23
Escaping From Asteroid
Please study example 12.5 "from the earth to the moon".
a) The escape velocity derived in the example (from energy conservation) is : vesc = 2GmA RA (1)
HW Solutions # 12 - 8.01 MIT - Prof.
Universal Gravity and Harmonic Oscillators.
Whither the Moon?
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8.044 Statistical Physics I
Spring Term 2003
Practice Exam #4
Problem 1: Ripplons (35 points)
We have seen that the bulk motion of a solid or liquid can be described by harmonic
normal modes (
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Solutions to Problem Set
Fall term 2002
Problem 1) Y&F 9-66, p291
The equation for moment of inertial is an integral over the volume, and if the axis is along z-axis, it is
Problem 1 M points) Experiment EB
Suppose that experiment EB is performed with a gas that has an
ionization potential of Vim. = 10V. For a gap of d=0.1mm you
observe electric breakdown at a voltage difference across the
spark gap of Vgap = 1000V.