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Problems and Solutions in Elementary Physics

A collection of assorted problems in first year physics with solutions can be found in physprob.pdf.

Here are a few of the drawings used in the paper.

Marble Rolling off a Bowling Ball

 

Cueball Slip Problem

 

Gravitational Field Inside a Thin Shell

 

Lens Analysis for Lensmaker's Formula

 

Wavefront Ray Diagram for Snell's Law

 

Sphere with Cylindrical Bore Removed

 

Moment of Thin Spherical Shell