 13.1DQ: A student wrote: “The only reason an apple falls downward to meet t...
 13.1E: What is the ratio of the gravitational pull of the sun on the moon ...
 13.2DQ: A planet makes a circular orbit with period ?T around a star. If it...
 13.2E: CP Cavendish Experiment. ?In the Cavendish balance apparatus shown ...
 13.3DQ: If all planets had the same average density, how would the accelera...
 13.3E: Rendezvous in Space! A couple of astronauts agree to rendezvous in ...
 13.4DQ: Is a pound of butter on the earth the same amount as a pound of but...
 13.4E: Two uniform spheres, each with mass ?M and radius ?R?, touch each o...
 13.5DQ: Example 13.2 (Section 13.1) shows that the acceleration of each sph...
 13.5E: Two uniform spheres, each of mass 0.260 kg, are fixed at points A a...
 13.6DQ: When will you attract the sun more: today at noon, or tonight at mi...
 13.6E: Find the magnitude and direction of the net gravitational force on ...
 13.7DQ: Since the moon is constantly attracted toward the earth by the grav...
 13.7E: A typical adult human has a mass of about 70 kg. (a) What force doe...
 13.8DQ: A planet makes a circular orbit with period T around a star. If the...
 13.8E: An 8.00kg point mass and a 12.0kg point mass are held in place 50...
 13.9DQ: The sun pulls on the moon with a force that is more than twice the ...
 13.9E: A particle of mass 3?m is located 1.00 m from a particle of mass ?m...
 13.10DQ: As defined in Chapter 7, gravitational potential energy is ?U = ?mg...
 13.10E: The point masses ?m and 2 ?m lie along the x axis, with m at the o...
 13.11DQ: A planet is moving at constant speed in a circular orbit around a s...
 13.11E: At what distance above the surface of the earth is the acceleration...
 13.12DQ: Does the escape speed for an object at the earth’s surface depend ...
 13.12E: The mass of Venus is 81.5% that of the earth, and its radius is 94....
 13.13DQ: If a projectile is fired straight up from the earth’s surface, what...
 13.13E: Titania, the largest moon of the planet Uranus, has the radius of t...
 13.14DQ: Discuss whether this statement is correct: “In the absence of air r...
 13.14E: Rhea, one of Saturn’s m ns, has a radius of 765 km and an accelerat...
 13.15DQ: The earth is closer to the sun in November than in May. In which of...
 13.15E: Calculate the earth’s gravity force on a 75kg astronaut who is rep...
 13.16DQ: A communications firm wants to place a satellite in orbit so that i...
 13.16E: Volcanoes on Io?. Jupiter’s moon to has active volcanoes (in fact, ...
 13.17DQ: At what point in an elliptical orbit is the acceleration maximum? A...
 13.17E: Use the results of Example 13.5 (Section 13.3) to calculate the esc...
 13.18DQ: Which takes more fuel: a voyage from the earth to the moon or from ...
 13.18E: Ten days after it was launched toward Mars in December 1998, the ?M...
 13.19DQ: What would Kepler’s third law be for circular orbits if an amendmen...
 13.19E: For a satellite to be in a circular orbit 780 km above the surface ...
 13.20DQ: In the elliptical orbit of Comet Halley shown in Fig. 13.21a, the s...
 13.20E: Aura Mission. On July 15, 2004, NASA launched the Aura spacecraft t...
 13.21DQ: Many people believe that orbiting astronauts feel weightless becaus...
 13.21E: Two satellites are in circular orbits around a planet that has radi...
 13.22DQ: As part of their training before going into orbit, astronauts ride ...
 13.22E: International Space Station. In its orbit each day, the Internation...
 13.23E: Deimos, a moon of Mars, is about 12 km in diameter with mass 2.0 × ...
 13.24E: Planet Vulcan. Suppose that a planet were discovered between the su...
 13.25E: The star Rho1 Cancri is 57 lightyears from the earth and has a mas...
 13.26E: In March 2006, two small satellites were discovered orbiting Pluto,...
 13.27E: (a) Use Fig. 13.18 to show that the sun–planet distance at periheli...
 13.28E: Hot Jupiters. In 2004 astronomers reported the discovery of a large...
 13.29E: Planets Beyond the Solar System. On October 15, 2001, a planet was ...
 13.30E: A uniform, spherical, 1000.0kg shell has a radius of 5.00 m. (a) F...
 13.31E: A uniform, solid, 1000.0kg sphere has a radius of 5.00 m. (a) Find...
 13.32E: CALC A thin, uniform rod has length L and mass M . A small uniform ...
 13.33E: CALC Consider the ring shaped body of ?Fig. E13.35?. A particle wi...
 13.34E: A Visit to Santa. You decide to visit Santa Claus at the north pole...
 13.35E: The acceleration due to gravity at the north pole of Neptune is app...
 13.36E: Mini Black Holes. Cosmologists have speculated that black holes the...
 13.37E: At the Galaxy’s Core. Astronomers have observed a small, massive ob...
 13.38E: (a) Show that a black hole attracts an object of mass m with a forc...
 13.39E: In 2005 astronomers announced the discovery of a large black hole i...
 13.40P: Four identical masses of 800 kg each are placed at the corners of a...
 13.41P: Neutron stars, such as the one at the center of the Crab Nebula, ha...
 13.42P: Exploring Europa. There is strong evidence that Europa, a satellite...
 13.43P: Three uniform spheres are fixed at the positions shown in Fig. P13....
 13.44P: A uniform sphere with mass 60.0 kg is held with its center at the o...
 13.45P: Hip Wear on the Moon. (a) Use data from Appendix F to calculate the...
 13.46P: Mission to Titan. On December 25, 2004, the ?Huygens probe separate...
 13.47P: The asteroid Toro has a radius of about 5.0 km. Consult Appendix F ...
 13.48P: At a certain instant, the earth, the moon, and a stationary 1250kg...
 13.49P: CP An experiment is performed in deep space with two uniform sphere...
 13.50P: Submarines on Europa. Some scientists are eager to send a remoteco...
 13.51P: Geosynchronous Satellites. Many satellites are moving in a circle i...
 13.52P: A landing craft with mass 12,500 kg is in a circular orbit 5.75 X 1...
 13.53P: What is the escape speed from a 300kmdiameter asteroid with a den...
 13.54P: (a) Asteroids have average densities of about 2500 kg/m3 and radii ...
 13.55P: (a) Suppose you are at the earth’s equator and observe a satellite ...
 13.56P: Planet X rotates in the same manner as the earth, around an axis th...
 13.57P: There are two equations from which a change in the gravitational po...
 13.58P: Your starship, the Aimless Wanderer, lands on the mysterious planet...
 13.59P: CP An astronaut, whose mission is to go where no one has gone befor...
 13.60P: In Example 13.5 (Section 13.3) we ignored the gravitational effects...
 13.68P: Gravity Inside the Earth. Find the gravitational force that the ear...
 13.69P: Kirkwood Gaps. Hundreds of thousands of asteroids orbit the sun wit...
 13.70P: If a satellite is in a sufficiently low orbit, it will encounter ai...
 13.71P: Binary Star—Equal Masses. Two identical stars with mass M orbit aro...
 13.72P: CP Binary Star—Different Masses. Two stars, with masses M1 and M2 a...
 13.73P: Comets travel around the sun in elliptical orbits with large eccent...
 13.74P: An astronaut is standing at the north pole of a newly discovered, s...
 13.75P: The earth does not have a uniform density; it is most dense at its ...
 13.76P: CP CALC In Example 13.10 (Section 13.6) we saw that inside a planet...
 13.77P: CP Consider a spacecraft in an elliptical orbit around the earth. A...
 13.78P: The planet Uranus has a radius of 25,560 km and a surface accelerat...
 13.79P: A 5000kg spacecraft is in a circular orbit 2000 km above the surfa...
 13.80P: One of the brightest comets of the 20th century was Comet Hyakutake...
 13.81P: CALC Planets are not uniform inside. Normally, they are densest at ...
 13.82P: CALC A uniform wire with mass M and length L is bent into a semicir...
 13.83P: CALC An object in the shape of a thin ring has radius a and mass M....
 13.84P: A thin, uniform rod has length L and mass M. Calculate the magnitud...
 13.85P: CALC A shaft is drilled from the surface to the center of the earth...
 13.86CP: (a)When an object is in a circular orbit of radius r around the ear...
 13.87CP: Interplanetary Navigation. The most efficient way to send a spacecr...
 13.88CP: CP Tidal Forces near a Black Hole. An astronaut inside a spacecraft...
 13.89CP: CALC Mass M is distributed uniformly over a disk of radius a . Find...
 13.90CP: Mass M is distributed uniformly along a line of length 2L. A partic...
Solutions for Chapter 13: University Physics 13th Edition
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