Homework 7 Phys150, Fall 2003
Due Monday Nov. 3, 2003
Remember that there are hints, worked exercise that covers several examples, and there are answers
to odd-numbered problems that are very similar to problems assigned.
- Question B, Ch. 11 of March.
- Question B, Ch. 12 of March.
- Question C, Ch. 12 of March.
- Ex. 1, Ch. 11. This is worked out in the solutions. Give the answer
also for v = 0.6 c.
- Ex. 4, Ch. 11.
- Ex. 6, Ch. 11.
- Ex. 8, Ch. 11.
- Ex. 1, Ch. 12. This asks you to verify that the shortest distance between
Chicago and Rome is NOT an east-west line, although the two cities are
the same distance from the equator.
- Ex. 2, Ch. 12.
- This is a problem like Ex. 3 of Ch. 12. Find the time gain of the same clock
over the period of 100,000 s if the clock is at the top of a 100 m tall building
compared to a clock at the base of the building.
- Ex. 4, Ch. 12. Note that the problem asks for the gain in time RELATIVE
to an identical cock on the surface of the earth.
- Exercise for yourself. DO NOT TURN IN. Verify that the sum of angles of a triangle
on a globe is GREATER than 180 degrees. .