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P09-06: Gravitational Fields

P09-06: Gravitational Fields

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This is the first field force we've discussed, and there is a bit more to it than just the Inverse Square Law.

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Tutorial

ASSIGNMENT

There are a few resources to help you out with this topic.  There are the videos below, of course, but there is this SCREENCAST describing gravity  inside the Earth, and there is this SCREENCAST on tunneling  through the Earth.

Source: Hewitt, P. G. (2015). Conceptual Physics (12th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.

My Explanation of Gravitational Fields

Einsteinian Gravity

This will, hopefully, give you a better idea of the warping of space-time.

Gravitational Field within the Earth

Source: HEWITT, P. G. (2015). CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS (12TH ED.). BOSTON, MA: PEARSON.

Tunneling through the Earth

Source: HEWITT, P. G. (2015). CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS (12TH ED.). BOSTON, MA: PEARSON.