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Physics of Solids I
8. 231

Winter 2015
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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Physics of Solids I
8. 231

Winter 2015
Physics 200a Sample Midterm Questions Formulas and figures at the end I expect this assortment of problems to take about 90 minutes
1. A block of mass m starts with negligible speed from the top of an inclined plane of angle and coefficient of friction k
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Physics of Solids I
8. 231

Winter 2015
1
Physics 200a Relativity crib sheet Shankar (2006)
Here are some very basic things you should know to do this problem set. X = (ct, x) = (x0 , x1 ) Under a LT x1  x0 x1 = 1  2 x0  x1 , x0 = 1  2 x2 = x2 x3 = x3 (1) (2) (3) (4)
where = u . Let us forg
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Physics of Solids I
8. 231

Winter 2015
Important Reminders
Last Lecture
Friction
Pset # 4 due here tomorrow at 10am.
Today
Springs
Important Concepts
The magnitude of the spring force depends linearly on
the distance the spring is stretched or compressed.
The direction of the force is