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Electron in orbit of a hydrogen like atom.

An external electron in a hydrogen like atom is moving around the nucleus in a circular orbit of radius R. A weak magnetic field perpendicular to the orbit is slowly turned on and increases to a magnitude B. assuming that the radius of the orbit does not change, find: a. the magnitude and direction(with respect to B) of magne

Earth and Sun System Calculations

In this problem you are to make use of the formula P^2 = 4(pi)^2/mu *a^3, together with the fact that mu = G(m1 + m2). Assume, as is approximately correct, that the semi-major axis for the Earth's orbit about the Sun is 93 million miles and that the period is 365 days. Also assume that the semi-major axis for the Moon's orbit ab

De Broglie Hypothesis of Wavelength

I need some help with these questions on de Broglie hypothesis: (See attachment for better formula symbols) 1.a. Show how the de Broglie hypothesis for the wavelength of an electron can lead to an explanation of the condition for quantization of orbital angular momentum in the Bohr model for hydrogen atom. b. Show that the f

Calculating gravitation for Halley's Comet

The orbital period of Halley's Comet is calculated to be 75.5 years. Many other comets have orbits that extend much farther from the sun, and hence have much longer periods. At aphelion, a typical long-period comet is about from the sun; at perihelion, it passes inside the earth's orbit. 1. Estimate the orbital period of suc

Gravitation of a Satellite

If a satellite is in a sufficiently low orbit, it will encounter air drag from the earth's atmosphere. Since air drag does negative work (the force of air drag is directed opposite the motion), the mechanical energy will decrease. According to the following equation: (See attached file for full problem description) E= - GmEm/

Newton's Law of Gravitation and Masses

Please see attachment for full problem description. --- Learning Goal: To understand Newton's law of gravitation and the distinction between inertial and gravitational masses. In this problem, you will practice using Newton's law of gravitation. According to that law, the magnitude of the gravitational force between two s

Set of four problems on circular and planetary motion.

1.An object is attached to a 1.60 meter rope and twirled in a horizontal circle on a frictionless table. The tension on the string is 585 Newtons and the ball takes 1.46 seconds to complete one revolution. Determine the mass of the object (in kg to two decimal places). 1a. if the mass of the object were doubled (keeping a c

Gravitation: Distance between earth and the moon.

Assume that the moon orbits the earth in a circular orbit. From the observed orbital period of 27.3 d, calculate the distance of the moon from the center of the earth. Assume that the motion of the moon is determined solely by the gravitational force exerted on it by the earth, and use the mass of the earth given in appendix F.

Gravitation: Force, Field and Satellite

(See attached file for full problem description with equations and diagram) 1. A 2150 kg satellite used in a cellular telephone network is in a circular orbit at a height of 780 km above the surface of the earth. What is the gravitational force on the satellite? What fraction is this of its weight at the surface of the earth?

Magnetic computer Disk

(See attached file for full problem description) --- A magnetic computer disk 8.0 cm in diameter is initially at rest. A small dot is painted on the edge of the disk. The disk accelerates at for , then coasts at a steady angular velocity for another . Part A What is the speed of the dot at t = 1.0 s? Part B Through ho

Solving Physics Questions

1. Give an example of a situation in which there is a force and a non-zero displacement, but the force does no work. Explain why it does no work. 2. What is a conservative force? 3. (a) Calculate the work done on a 1500 kg elevator by its cable to lift it 40.0 m at constant speed, assuming friction averages 100 N. (b) What i

Answers needed for different questions of general chemistry

Question 16 Multiple Choice 20 points In which pair are the elements most similar in their chemical properties? Ca and Ba S and P Ag and Rb Cs and Xe Question 17 True/False 20 points In Lewis dot structures, lone pairs are valence electrons not involved in covalent bonding. Tr

Elliptical Orbit (Speed; Distance)

Mercury moves in a fairly elliptical orbit around the sun. Mercury's speed is 38.8 km/s when it is at its most distant point, 6.99*10^9 m from the sun. (A) How far is Mercury from the sun at its closest point, where its speed is 59.0 km/s? Your answer should be in meters.

Geosynchronous Satellite (Equatorial Orbit; Radius of Orbit)

A satellite that goes around the earth once every 24 hours is called a geosynchronous satellite. If a geosynchronous satellite is in an equatorial orbit, its position appears stationary with respect to a ground station, and it is known as a geostationary satellite. A. Find the radius R of the orbit of a geosynchronous satellit

Groups

Prove that if G is a finite group of prime power order p^a, then the center Z(G) can not be the identity subgroup.

Mass and Density of Sun

a) Calculate the mass of the sun from the radius of the earth's orbit (1.5 x 10^11 m)., the earth's period in its orbit, and the Universal Gravitational Constant, G. b) What is the density of the sun and how does it compare with the density of the earth? (The sun's radius is 6.96 x 10^ 8 m).

Working with schrodinger atomic model - Quantum states

Please see the attached file. According to the Schrodinger atomic model, each quantum state of an atom or ion can be labelled using two quantum numbers n and l. Write down a formula for the energy of each of the quantum states of the hydrogen like boron ion B4+. For a given value of n, state how the number of quantum s

Particles in orbit

The solar wind is a continuous stream of particles, mostly protons and electrons, moving away from the Sun. When the particles encounter Earth's upper atmosphere, they are moving at speeds of several hundred km/s. If such a particle reaches Earth's upper atmosphere with a speed of 92 km/s, how fast was it moving when it cross

Orbital Velocity of the Atomic Electron

A hydrogen atom when in its lowest energy state consists of a proton of charge +e and an electron of charge -e and mass 9.1x10-31 kg. In the Bohr model of the atom, the electron moves around the nucleus in a circular orbit of radius 0.51x10-10 m. Determine the speed that another electron, starting very far away from the hydrogen

Transferring a circular orbits radius using kinetic energy

A space vehicle is in a circular orbit about the earth. The mass of the vehicle is 3,000 kg and the radius of the orbit is 2Re= 12,800km. The vehicle must be transferred to a circular orbit of radius 4Re. a) What is the minimum energy expenditure required for the transfer? b) An efficient way to accomplish the transfer is

Minimum escape velocity

A rocket is in an elliptic orbit around the earth. To put it into an escape orbit, its engine is fired briefly, changing the rocket's velocity by (delta) V. Where in the orbit, and in what direction, should the firing occur to attain an escape with a minimum value of (delta) V?

Physics: Satellite in circular orbit around Earth; Find period, speed, height

An observation satellite whose mass m= 4800 kg is to be put into a circular orbit around the earth at a height h= 322000 m above the surface in a precise north-south orbit. See attachment #1. PART a. In this orbit, find the force of gravity exerted by the earth on the satellite. PART b. Find the speed, v, and the period, T,

Satellite orbit around earth

A satellite at r(0) =10,000 miles from the center of the earth is given an initial velocity v(0) = 20,000 ft/s in the direction shown(getting further away). Determine the magnitude of the transverse component of the satellites velocity when r=20,000mi.(the radius of earth is 3960mi.)

Attraction Between an Electron and a Proton

The gravitational attraction between an electron and a proton in a hydrogen atom is weaker than the coulomb attraction by a factor of about 10-40. An alternative way of looking at this fact is to estimate the radius of the first Bohr orbit of a hydrogen atom if the electron and proton were bound only by gravitational attraction.

Coulomb interaction according to classical radiation theory

A particle with mass m and electric charge q is bound by the Coulomb interaction to an infinitely massive particle with electric charge -q. At t=0 its orbit is (approximately) a circle of radius R. At what time will it have spiralled into R/2? (Assume that R is large enough so that you can use the classical radiation theory than