Homework Set 1

Due Date:
Thursday, September 9, 1999, at the beginning of class. A word of caution: you have two weeks but it is a long homework set. Please do not leave it until the last minute.

  1. Launching Satellites
  2. Orbits of a Simple Harmonic Oscillator
  3. Copernicus versus Ptolemy
  4. Synodic versus Sidereal Periods
  5. Newton's and Gauss's Laws of Gravitation

Bryan J. Mendez
Fri Aug 27 17:24:54 PDT 1999