PHYS 230
Assignment 7
Fall 2007
1. In class, as in the textbook, we "proved" that (ct)2 - (x)2 = (c )2 = (ct )2 - (x )2 using a geometric construction. Prove it from the Lorentz transformation equa
PHYS 230
Fall 2007
Assignment 6
1. French 3.6 The space and time co-ordinates of two events as measured in a frame S are as follows: Event 1: x1 = x0 , t1 = x0 /c, (y1 = z1 = 0). Event 2: x2 = 2x0 ,
Physics 230 MidTerm Examination Tuesday October 23rd, 2007
Each question is worth 10 points. Try all three, if you wish, but you will get points only for your best two. If you do not have time to fini
CENTRAL FORCES
Definition:
(1) The potential is only dependent on the distance from source.
i.e.
(2) From (1):
, i.e. the central force is radical in
direction and its magnitude is only dependent on t
ANGULARMOMENTUMAGENERALAPPROACH
9.1Somebasictheorems
Theorem1(ChaslesTheorem)
Themotionofarigidbodycanbedescribedbythetranslationmotionofapoint
P in the body and the rotational about an axis (which ma
Chapter 1 Ordinary Differential Equation
Page 1
Chapter 1 Ordinary Differential Equation
1.1 Differential Equation
Equation, which involves the solving of an unknown variable or function, is a
very im
Phys 230 Midterm Info
Our midterm exam will be on Oct. 19, Tuesday, 8:35-9:55am, in class. Here are some
information about the exam.
1. Students with last name starting with A to M: please write the e
PHYS2626 Introductory Classical Mechanics
Suggested Solutions for Assignment 1
September 2008
1. Problem 3.34
Refer to the gure for the symbols used.
Only forces used to solve the problem
are shown.
T
PHYS2626 Introductory Classical Mechanics
Suggested Solutions for Assignment 2
October 2009
1. Problem 4.19
Method I: Initially,
x(t) = d cos
2k/m t + ,
x(t) = d 2k/m sin
2k/m t + .
At t = 0, when x(0
PHYS2626 Introductory Classical Mechanics
Suggested Solutions for Assignment 3
November 2008
1. Problem 8.51
Let f be the friction between the plank and the coin,
A and a be the accelerations of the p