Classical Mechanics-Kepler Problem and Planetary Motion (GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Physics): Questions 1 - 3 of 3

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Question number: 1

» Classical Mechanics » Kepler Problem and Planetary Motion

Appeared in Year: 2014

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A planet of mass moves in a circular orbit of radius in the gravitational potential , where is a positive constant. The orbital angular momentum of the planet is –

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

Question number: 2

» Classical Mechanics » Kepler Problem and Planetary Motion

Appeared in Year: 2007

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A space station moving in a circular around the Earth goes into a new bound orbit by firing its engine radially outwards. This orbit is –

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A parabola

b.

A larger circle

c.

A smaller circle

d.

An ellipse

Question number: 3

» Classical Mechanics » Kepler Problem and Planetary Motion

Appeared in Year: 2017

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A person weights at Earth’s north pole and at the equator. Treating the Earth as a perfect sphere of radius , the value is . (up to two decimal places). (Take )

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