Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Classic acceleration?

  1. Oct 12, 2009 #1
    What is the classical acceleration of the electron in a hydrogen atom, separated from the proton by 5.29 x10^−11 m? Electron mass = 9.11 x10^−31 kg. I am having a problem finding an equation for this problem, if anyone could help, it would be appreciated thank you!
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 12, 2009 #2
    Look at Coulomb's law and Newton's second law.
     
  4. Oct 12, 2009 #3
    thank you very much, i just solved it
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Classic acceleration?
  1. Classical scattering (Replies: 0)

  2. Classical phonons (Replies: 1)

  3. Classical atom (Replies: 3)

  4. Classical magnetism (Replies: 16)

Loading...