 10.1RCQ: What exactly is a projectile?
 10.2RCQ: Why does the vertical component of velocity for a projectile change...
 10.3RCQ: A stone is thrown upward at an angle. What happens to the horizonta...
 10.4RCQ: A stone is thrown upward at an angle. What happens to the vertical ...
 10.5RCQ: A projectile falls beneath the straightline path it would follow i...
 10.6RCQ: Do your answers to the question 1 depend on the angle at which the ...
 10.8RCQ: A projectile is launched vertically at 100 m/s. If air resistance c...
 10.7RCQ: A projectile is launched upward at an angle of 75° from the horizon...
 10.9RCQ: How can a projectile “fall around the Earth”?
 10.11RCQ: Why is it important that the projectile in the question 1 be above ...
 10.12RCQ: Why doesn’t the force of gravity change the speed of a bowling ball...
 10.13RCQ: Why doesn’t the force of gravity change the speed of a satellite in...
 10.14RCQ: How much time is taken for a complete revolution of a satellite in ...
 10.16RCQ: Why does the force of gravity change the speed of a satellite in an...
 10.15RCQ: For orbits of greater altitude, is the period longer or shorter?
 10.17RCQ: At what part of an elliptical orbit does an Earth satellite have th...
 10.18RCQ: Who gathered the data that were used to show that the planets trave...
 10.19RCQ: What did Kepler discover about the periods of planets and their dis...
 10.20RCQ: What was the direction of the force on a planet in Kepler’s thinkin...
 10.21RCQ: Why is kinetic energy a constant for a satellite in a circular orbi...
 10.22RCQ: Is the sum of kinetic and potential energies a constant for satelli...
 10.23RCQ: We talk of 11.2 km/s as the escape speed from Earth. Is it possible...
 10.26TAS: A ball is thrown horizontally from a cliff at a speed of 10 m/s. Yo...
 10.27TAS: You’re in an airplane that flies horizontally with speed 1000 km/h ...
 10.29TAS: A baseball projected with an initial velocity of 141 m/s at an angl...
 10.30TAS: Students in Chuck Stone’s lab (Figure 10.5) measure the speed of a ...
 10.31TAS: At a particular point in orbit a satellite in an elliptical orbit h...
 10.32TAS: A certain satellite has a kinetic energy of 8 billion joules at per...
 10.33TAS: Calculate the hang time of a person who moves horizontally 3 m duri...
 10.34TAS: • A horizontally moving tennis ball barely clears the net, a distan...
 10.35TAS: A ball is thrown upward at velocities and angles shown. From greate...
 10.36TAS: A ball is tossed off the edge of a cliff with the same speed but at...
 10.37TAS: The dashed lines show three circular orbits about Earth. Rank the f...
 10.38TAS: The positions of a satellite in elliptical orbit are indicated. Ran...
 10.39TAS: In synchronized diving, divers remain in the air for the same time....
 10.40TAE: Suppose you roll a ball off a tabletop. Will the time to hit the fl...
 10.41TAE: Suppose you roll a ball off a tabletop. Compared with a slow roll, ...
 10.42TAE: If you toss a ball vertically upward in a uniformly moving train, i...
 10.44TAE: Suppose you drop an object from an airplane traveling at constant v...
 10.43TAE: A heavy crate accidentally falls from a highflying airplane just a...
 10.45TAE: Fragments of fireworks beautifully illuminate the night sky. (a) Wh...
 10.46TAE: In the absence of air resistance, why does the horizontal component...
 10.47TAE: If air drag can be ignored, at what point in its trajectory does a ...
 10.48TAE: When a rifle is being fired at a distant target, why isn’t the barr...
 10.49TAE: Two golfers each hit a ball at the same speed, but one at 60° with ...
 10.50TAE: A park ranger shoots a monkey hanging from a branch of a tree with ...
 10.51TAE: A projectile is fired straight upward at 141 m/s. How fast is it mo...
 10.52TAE: When you jump upward, your hang time is the time your feet are off ...
 10.53TAE: The hang time of a basketball player who jumps a vertical distance ...
 10.54TAE: Since the Moon is gravitationally attracted to Earth, why doesn’t i...
 10.55TAE: Which planets have a morethanoneEarthyear period, planets neare...
 10.56TAE: When a satellite coasts in a circular orbit at constant speed about...
 10.57TAE: Does the speed of a falling object depend on its mass? Does the spe...
 10.58TAE: Upon which does the speed of a circling satellite not depend: the m...
 10.59TAE: A circularly moving object requires a centripetal force. What suppl...
 10.60TAE: If you have ever watched the launching of an Earth satellite, you m...
 10.61TAE: If a cannonball is fired from a tall mountain, gravity changes its ...
 10.62TAE: When a satellite in circular orbit slows, perhaps due to the firing...
 10.63TAE: Earth is closer to the Sun in December than in June. In which of th...
 10.64TAE: Ignoring air resistance, could a satellite be put into orbit in a c...
 10.66TAE: Why is work done by the force of gravity on a satellite when it mov...
 10.65TAE: In the sketch on the left, a ball gains KE when rolling down a hill...
 10.67TAE: What is the shape of the orbit when the velocity of the satellite i...
 10.68TAE: If a satellite circled Earth at a distance equal to the Earth– Moon...
 10.69TAE: Can a satellite coast in a stable orbit in a plane that doesn’t int...
 10.70TAE: What happens to an Earth satellite’s period when the satellite is p...
 10.71TAE: If a flight mechanic drops a box of tools from a highflying jumbo ...
 10.72TAE: How could an astronaut in a space shuttle “drop” an object vertical...
 10.73TAE: A highorbiting spaceship travels at 7 km/s with respect to Earth. ...
 10.74TAE: A satellite in circular orbit about the Moon fires a small probe in...
 10.75TAE: The orbital velocity of Earth about the Sun is 30 km/s. If Earth we...
 10.76TAE: If you stopped an Earth satellite dead in its tracks, it would simp...
 10.77TAE: What is the advantage of launching space vehicles from highflying ...
 10.78TAE: Which requires less fuel, launching a rocket to escape speed from t...
 10.79TAE: What is the maximum possible speed of impact upon the surface of Ea...
 10.80TAE: As part of their training before going into orbit, astronauts exper...
 10.81TAE: At which of the indicated positions does the satellite in elliptica...
 10.82TAE: At what point in its elliptical orbit about the Sun is the accelera...
 10.83TAD: For maximum range, a football should be punted at about 45° to the ...
 10.84TAD: A friend claims that bullets fired by some highpowered rifles trav...
 10.85TAD: Mars has about the mass of Earth. If Mars were somehow positioned i...
 10.86TAD: Would the speed of a satellite in close circular orbit about Jupite...
 10.88TAD: Discuss why Hawaii is the most efficient launching site in the Unit...
 10.87TAD: Why are satellites normally sent into orbit by firing them in an ea...
 10.89TAD: Discuss why a satellite can orbit at 5 km above the Moon, but not a...
 10.90TAD: A communications satellite with a 24hour period hovers over a fixe...
 10.91TAD: A “geosynchronous” Earth satellite can remain nearly directly overh...
 10.92TAD: In 2000–2001, NASAs Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) spacecraf...
 10.94TAD: Why does a satellite burn up when it descends into the atmosphere w...
 10.93TAD: Two planets are never seen at midnight. Which two, and why?
 10.95TAD: Can a satellite maintain an orbit in the plane of the Arctic Circle...
 10.96TAD: You read in an article about astronauts in a major magazine that “a...
 10.97TAD: Discuss the requirement that a GPS device needs information from at...
 10.98TAD: In an accidental explosion, a satellite breaks in half while in cir...
 10.99TAD: A giant rotating wheel in space provides artificial gravity for its...
 10.100TAD: A rocket coasts in an elliptical orbit around Earth. To attain the ...
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