Classical Mechanics-Special Theory of Relativity (CSIR (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) Physical Sciences): Questions 15 - 17 of 19

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Question number: 15

» Classical Mechanics » Special Theory of Relativity » Relativistic Kinematics

Appeared in Year: 2011

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A planet of mass m moves in the inverse square central force field of the Sun of mass M. If the semi – major and semi – minor axes of the orbit are Equation and Equation , respectively, the total energy of the planet is: (December)

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Choice (4) Response

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Equation

b.

Equation

c.

Equation

d.

Equation

Question number: 16

» Classical Mechanics » Special Theory of Relativity » Lorentz Transformations

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Let Equation and Equation be the coordinate systems used by the observers Equation and Equation , respectively. Observer Equation moves with a velocity Equation along their common positive Equation axis. If Equation and Equation are the linear combinations of the coordinates the Lorentz transformation relating Equation and Equation takes the form – (June)

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Choice (4) Response

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Equation

b.

Equation

c.

Equation

d.

Equation

Question number: 17

» Classical Mechanics » Special Theory of Relativity » Relativistic Kinematics

Appeared in Year: 2016

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A relativistic particle moves with a constant velocity Equation with respect to the laboratory frame. In time Equation , measured in the rest frame of the particle, the distance that it travels in the laboratory frame is: (December)

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Choice (4) Response

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Equation

b.

Equation

c.

Equation

d.

Equation

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