Category Archive: GenPhys1


HW 2.2 Item #4

Several students asked about this problem after class last night.  Let’s take a look: (using my values from Webassign) A radar station detects an airplane approaching directly from the east. At first observation, the range to the plane is d1 =390 m at 40° above the horizon. The airplane is tracked for another 123° in …

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Gen Phys 1: First class assignment and webassign information

Don’t forget to set up your webassign account.  The instructions I gave you in class can be found here. Frequently asked questions regarding webassign and online homework: WebAssign-FAQ-UD There may be a glitch in assignment 1.2, problem 13.  If you encounter an issue, please email me. Finally, I realized that I accidentally copied an older …

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