remember: 1. test takes 50 min, 2. you get a 1 sided sheet of handwritten notes.
short answer question (each is worth 2 points)
1. Consider a charged particle (+ve charge) immersed in an electric potential (the lines are show). Which
direction will it fee
phys 122, midterm 1 topic review
Hello. Lets talk about the format of the test:
1. it will be in class, 50 minutes long.
2. you are expected to bring in a single page of handwriten notes. (one sided)
no equation sheet will be provided.
3. the contents of
Spring 2017
PHYS 415
Assignment 3
Hand in this assignment at the start of the class on Friday, 27 January.
Explain the reasoning by which you arrive at your answers. The neatness,
legibility and logical organization of your answers will be important in de
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Physics 384 2016 Assignment 8
Due in class Friday November 25
Problem I
Consider the inhomogeneous ODE
d2 y(x)
k 2 y(x) = f (x)
dx2
where the boundary conditions are that y() = finite. Use the Fourier transform method
to show that the Greens function G
1
Physics 384 2016 Assignment 5 SOLUTION
Problem I
Compute the steady-state temperature distribution in a thermally-conducting thin wedge
of radius a and angle , illustrated above. The rim is held at temperature u0 , while the edges
of the wedge are held
P445 - Due in class, February 1, 2017
1
P445 - Problem Set #2
Show all your work for full credit.
1. (10 pts.) There are an equal number of ripe (yellow) and unripe (green) bananas in a very large barrel. If a
blindfolded monkey pulls bananas from the bar
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Physics 384 2016 Assignment 8 SOLUTIONS
Problem I
Consider the inhomogeneous ODE
d2 y(x)
k 2 y(x) = f (x)
dx2
where the boundary conditions are that y() = finite. Use the Fourier transform method
to show that the Greens function G(x; x0 ) for this prob
1
Physics 384 2016 Assignment 9
Due in class Monday December 5
Problem I
(a) Light travelling in a layered refractive medium with refractive index n(x) has a local
speed of c/n(x), and according to Fermats theorem, it follows a path y(x) that extremizes
t
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Physics 384 2016 Assignment 1
SOLUTIONS
Problem 1
Consider Laplaces equation in two dimensions
1 2
=0
r2 2
where, in terms of Cartesian coordinates x and y, r = x2 + y 2 is the radial coordinate, and
is the polar angle, i.e., tan = x/y.
Solve the equat
PHYS 321: Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism; Spring 2017
Problem Set 5
Work out solutions to the following problems from the 4 th edition of Griffiths
Introduction to Electrodynamics, and be prepared to discuss them during your tutorial
session on Tu
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Physics 384 2016 Assignment 9 SOLUTIONS
Problem I
(a) Light travelling in a layered refractive medium with refractive index n(x) has a local
speed of c/n(x), and according to Fermats theorem, it follows a path y(x) that extremizes
the time to travel bet
Spring 2017
PHYS 415
Assignment 2
Hand in this assignment at the start of the class on Friday, 20 January.
Explain the reasoning by which you arrive at your answers. The neatness,
legibility and logical organization of your answers will be important in de
P445 - Due in class, January 18, 2017
1
P445 - Problem Set #1
Show all your work for full credit.
1. (10 pts.) Six monkeys, set to strum unintelligibly on typewriters for millions of years, would be bound in
time to write all the books in the British Muse
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Physics 384 2016 Assignment 6 SOLUTIONS
Problem I
Establish the following identify by using the residue theorem
1
=
I=
d
2
1 + sin
2
0
(1)
Solution
Lets start by extending the integration domain to 2
1 2
1
I=
d
2 0
1 + sin2
We can now write the inte
Spring 2017
PHYS 415
Assignment 11
Hand in this assignment at the start of the class on Friday, 31 March.
Explain the reasoning by which you arrive at your answers. The neatness,
legibility and logical organization of your answers will be important in dec
1
Physics 384 2016 Midterm SOLUTIONS
Problem I
A thin, flat, circular plate of radius a has an initial temperature distribution given by
uinitial (r, ) = u2 r2 sin cos + u0
(u2 has units of inverse length squared). From time t = 0 onwards, the circumferen
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Physics 384 2016 Assignment 7 SOLUTION
Problem I
Find the Fourier-cosine transform of the function f (x) = e|x| , then verify your answer by
using complex analysis to evaluate the resulting k-space integral. Note: To do the k-space
integral, you need to
Spring 2017
PHYS 415
Assignment 5
Hand in this assignment at the start of the class on Friday, 10 February.
Explain the reasoning by which you arrive at your answers. The neatness,
legibility and logical organization of your answers will be important in d
PHYS 112 - 003
Introductory Physics I
Lecture 2
INSTRUCTOR: MARIE-PIERRE MILETTE
Assignment
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There is a bonus assignment to introduce you to Mastering
Physics (extra credit).
Vectors Summary
y
Vector :
x
u
Arrows length indicate the
vectors magnitude A
u
9/17/16
PHYS 112 - 003
Introductory Physics I
Sept 14, 2016
INSTRUCTOR: MARIE-PIERRE MILETTE
Todays Outline
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Motion and how to describing it
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Representing motion with data tables and graphs
u
Constant velocity linear motion
u
Motion at constant accelera
Electrostatics
Ali Munn and Paige Dreger
PHYS 122 Sec L03
Purpose: The intention of this experiment was to investigate some aspects of electric
charge and to calculate a value for q, which is the charge on a pith ball.
Introduction: In the mid 1700's, Ben
THE CALCULATION OF THE COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION
in a laboratory setting
Nienke Adamse
2/10/2010
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this experiment was to determine the coefficient of friction by two methods:
1. Pulling a friction block with a newton meter over variou
Projectile Motion
Ali Munn and Xiyu Liu
Phs 112 Sec L04
Purpose: The purpose of this experiment is to analyze the motion of a projectile that is
subjected to a constant gravitational force in two procedures.
Introduction: Assuming the coordinate system we
Conservation of Momentum and Energy in an Isolated System
Ali Munn and Xiyu Liu
Phys 112 Sec 004
Purpose: The intention of this experiment was to test the conservation of momentum
and energy in an isolated system by using an air track to create and analyz
The Study of Frictional Coefficients
Ali Munn and Xiyu Liu
November 12th, 2015
Kevin Douglas
Abstract
The purpose of this experiment was to determine the coefficient of friction using various methods:
1. Pulling a friction block with various surfaces over