Problem 1 (25 points)
Consider the configuration shown below, with a negative charge
Q0 at position x0=0 and another positive charge Q1 at position
x1 along the x-axis.
(a) At which position x2 could another positive charge charge
Q2 be added, such that t
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HOMEWORK # 1 - 8.01 MIT - Prof. Kowalski
Due 4:00PM Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003
Topics: Dimensions, Units, and One dimensional motion
1. Sunset at the Equator
Sunset is defined as the instant that the top of the sun disappears below the ho
HW Solutions 2 - 8.01 MIT - Prof. Kowalski
Topics: Vectors and Two dimensional motion
1) 1.38
Please refer to figure 1.26 p.35.
To add the several vector displacements, we use components, referring to east and north instead of x and y. The net northward d
Physics 8.01 Assignment 1 1.1
Figure 1: sunset
We treat the sun as an object that is rotating about the earth with uniform angular velocity, and that rises and sets vertically (this is assured by being on the equator on the equinox). We rst need to know t
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Physics Department
8.044 Statistical Physics I
Spring Term 2013
Solutions, Exam #2
Problem 1 (30 points) Entropy of a Surface Film
and CA are given in terms of T and A so it is reasonable to choose T and A as the vari
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Physics Department
8.044 Statistical Physics I
Spring Term 2013
Exam #2
Problem 1 (30 points) Entropy of a Surface Film
The surface tension and heat capacity at constant area CA for a water surface of area A
covered b
Problem 1 (15pts) A round trip ight:
An airplane ies between two cities separated by a distance D. Assume the wind blows
directly from one city to the other at a speed Va and the speed of the airplane is V0 relative
to the air.
(a) How long does it take f