Problem Sets

Problem Sets for the Spring of 2016

  1. Waves
  2. Electric Charge
  3. Electromagnetic Force
  4. Photography
  5. Practice Midterm
  6. Middle Session Problem Set – 200 words answering your physics of photography topic with citations.
  7. Problem sets 7 & 8

 

 

Problem Sets for the fall of 2015

Problem sets for this fall will be posted soon.

Astronomy, Cosmology and Space Science

  1. Problem Set 1
  2. Problem Set 2
  3. Problem Set 3: Universal Law of Gravitation
  4. Problem Set 4: Newton’s Laws of Motion
  5. Problem Set 5: Quantum Theory
  6. Problem Set 6: Density
  7. Problem Set 7: Pressure
  8. Problem Set 8: Photography
  9. Problem Set 9: Rockets
  10. Problem Set 10: In class Integration set
  11. Problem Set 11 & 12: Prediction on Rocket Height from your Thrust Curve Sheet
  12. Problem Set 13: Rockets Part II
  13. Problem Set 14 & 15: Predict how high your rocket will go after weighing it.
  14. Problem Set 16: Astronomy

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Rocketry

The problem sets below are from past years.

General

  1. Density and Pressure
  2. Force and energy – Drones and Rockets
  3. Solar system and density

Space Science

  1. Waves
  2. Planetary Distance/Light
  3. Planetary Motion

Earth Science

  1. Waves
  2. Earthly Motion and Escape Velocity
  3. Planetary Distance/Light
  4. Relative Motion
  5. Planetary Motion
  6. Buoyancy

Rocketry

  1. Waves
  2. Earthly Motion and Escape Velocity
  3. Planetary Distance/Light
  4. Relative Motion
  5. Planetary Motion

UAV

  1. Waves
  2. Planetary Distance/Light
  3. Relative Motion

Problem sets for the fall of 2014. You must complete 10 by the end of the semester.

  1. Problem Set 1: Dimensional Analysis
  2. Problem Set 2: Scientific Notation, Significant Figures, and Estimation
  3. Problem Set 3: Right Triangle Trigonometry.
  4. Problem Set 4: Solving for an Unknown
  5. Problem Set 5: Universal Law of Gravitation
  6. Problem Set 6: Circuits Quiz
  7. Problem Set 7: Circuit Components
  8. Problem Set 8: Review 2
  9. Problem Set 9: Newton’s Three Laws of Motion
  10. Problem Set 10: Motion in the Vertical

Find a comprehensive list of problem sets below. These problem sets were for the spring of 2013.

  1. Week 1: Circuits
  2. Week 2: Buoyancy
  3. Week 3: Earthly Motion and Escape Velocity
  4. Week 4: Relative Motion
  5. Week 5: Planetary Motion
  6. Week 6: Torque
  7. Week 7: Waves
  8. Week 8: Planetary Distance/Light
  9. Week 9: Review
  10. Set 11: Sound 1
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