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Amplitude of weightlessness

An ant with mass is standing peacefully on top of a horizontal, stretched rope. The rope has mass per unit length and is under tension . Without warning, Throckmorton starts a sinusoidal transverse wave of wavelength propagating along the rope. The motion of the rope is in a vertical plane. What minimum wave amplitude will

Value of gravitational acceleration on moon

A pendulum of length 2 meters is taken to the moon. if this pendulum makes 10 oscillations in 32.0 seconds, what is the value of gravitational acceleration on this moon? a. 3.86 m/s^2 b. 2.54 m/s^2 c. 7.71 m/s^2 d. 9.86 m/s^2

Pulley with mass - Angular acceleration and velocity

See attached file. The double pulley below has a moment of inertia of 50 kgm2 and is initially at rest. The outside radius is 500 mm and the inner radius is 250 mm. a) Find the angular acceleration of the pulley. b) Find the angular velocity of the pulley after point A on the cord has moved 3.5 m.

Uniform Circular Motion and Centripetal Acceleration

A car with a constant speed of 83.0 km/h enters a circular flat curve with a radius of curvature of 0.400 km. If the friction between the road and the car's tires can supply a centripetal acceleration of 1.25 m/s^2, does the car negotiate the curve safely? Justify the answer.

Uniform Circular Motion and Centripetal Acceleration

The Moon revolves arond the earth in 27.3 days in a nearly circular orbit with a radius of 3.8 x 10^5 km. Assuming that the Moon's orbital motion is a uniform circular motion, what is the Moon acceleration as it "falls" toward the earth?

Resultant force and work

The speed of a 4Kg object is given by v=(2t)m/s,where t is in seconds. At what rate is the resultant force on this object doing work at t=1 second?

KINETIC FRICTION

A BOX IS SLIDING UP AN INCLINE THAT MAKES AN ANGLE OF 16 DEGREES W/ RESPECT TO THE HORIZONTAL. THE COEFFECEINT OF KINETIC FRICTION BETWEEN THE BOX AND THE INCLINE IS 0.18. THE INITIAL SPEED OF THE BOX AT THE BOTTOM OF THE INCLINE IS 3.0 M/S. HOW FAR DOES THE BOX TRAVEL UP THE INCLINE BEFORE COMING TO REST?

KINETIC FRICTION

A 3.8KG BOX IS SLIDING ACROSS THE HORIZONTAL FLOOR OF AN ELEVATOR. THE COEFFICIENT OF KINETIC FRICTION BETWEEN THE BOX AND THE FLOOR IS 0.470. DETERMINE THE KINETIC FRICTIONAL FORCE THAT ACTS ON THE BOX FOR EACH CASE. THE ELEVATOR IS STATIONARY THE ELEVATOR ACCELERATES UPWARDS AT 2.0 M/S2 THE ELEVATOR ACCELERATES DOWNWARD A

String tension

Two masses of 3.5 kg each, connected by a string, slide down a ramp making an angle of 34 deg. with the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between m1 and the ramp is .33. The coefficient of kinetic friction between m2 and the ramp is .18. I know my acceleration is 3.41 m/s^2. How do I determine the tension of

Dynamics Problem - Torque and Angular Acceleration

A slender rod of mass Mr has a disk of mass Mo fastened to it at its end. It is pinned at 0 - a "frictionless" pin. The circular frequency in rad/s of the system for small oscillations is what? *Please see attachment for diagram, figures and multiple choice answers; please show your work.

Tension of a String

See attached diagram. A van accelerates down a hill going from rest to 32.8 m/s in 5.49 s. During the acceleration, a toy (m=0.115 kg) hangs by a string from the van's ceiling. The acceleration is such that the string remains perpendicular to the ceiling. How do you find the tension of the string?

Acceleration and direction

A person stands on a bathroom scale in a motionless elevator. When the elevator begins to move, the scale briefly reads only 0.790 of the person's regular weight. 1) Calculate the acceleration of the elevator 2) Find the direction of the acceleration Positive y-axis points UP.

Calculating Magnitude of Tension and Acceleration

Please see the attachment for the diagrams. Explain how to breakdown the problems. 12. A 2.6 kg mass, m2, on a 33.6 degree incline is connected to a 4.2 kg mass, m1, on a horizontal surface. The surfaces and the pulley are frictionless. If F = 31.9 N, what is the magnitude of the tension in the connecting cord? 13. Two mas

Spring Scales

Please see the attachment for the diagrams. 13. Now two forces are applied to the cart with two different spring scales as shown below. The spring scale Fa still reads 10.5 N. The cart now moves toward the right with an acceleration toward the right of 2.50 m/s^2. What does spring scale Fb read? Show your calculations, and

Graphing Force versus Time

Could you please provide a force vs. time graph for the following: a) a car moves away from the origin with constant velocity b) car moves tward the orgin with constant velocity c) moves away from origin is a steady decreasing velocity d) moves away from the origin, speeds up, then slows down e) toward to ori

Acceleration of a Suitcase Being Pulled

A passenger is pulling on the strap of a 17.8 kg suitcase with a force of 68.9 N. The strap makes an angle of 35.7 degrees above the horizontal. A 38.6 N friction force opposes the motion of the suitcase. Calculate the acceleration of the suitcase.

Upward Acceleration

Mass m1 (34.50 kg) is on a horizontal surface, connected to mass m2 (5.90 kg) by a light string. The pulley has negligible mass and no friction. A force of 220.9 N acts on m1 at an angle of 34.50 degrees. The coefficient of kinetic friction between m1 and surface is .233. Determine the upward acceleration of m2. I have at

Acceleration in a Simple Pulley System

A 14 kg monkey climbs up a massless rope that runs over a frictionless tree limb and back down to a 27 kg package on the ground. What is the magnitude of the last acceleration the monekey must have if it is to lift the package off the the ground?

Pulley- Force and Acceleration

A window washer pulls herself upward using the bucket-pulley apparatus shown in Fig. 4-40. The mass of the person plus the bucket is 68 kg. Figure 4-40. (a) How hard must she pull downward to raise herself slowly at constant speed? (N) (b) If she increases this force by 10 percent, what will her acceleration be (upward

Total force that the cockpit seat exerts

A jet aircraft is climbing at an angle of 43° above the horizontal and is also accelerating at 4.9 m/s2. What is the total force that the cockpit seat exerts on the 65 kg pilot? Magnitude (N) / Direction (° above the direction of motion of the plane)

Projectile motion of a skier

A skier is accelerating down a 30 degree hill at 3.80 m/s^2. Draw a convenient XY coordinate system, then determine: a) What is the vertical component of her acceleration? b) How long does it take her to reach the bottom, assuming she starts from rest and accelerates at a constant rate, if her elevation change is 355m?

Constant Acceleration Question

A bullet traveling horizontally at a speed of 350 m/s hits a board perpendicular to the surface, passes through and emerges on the other side at a speed of 210 m/s. The board is 0.04 m thick, how long does the bullet take to pass through it?

Displacement of a hockey puck

At time t = 0 s a hockey puck is moving with a velocity of 18 m/s. It is decelerating at a rate of 0.95 m/s^2 (squared). What displacement will the puck have in 1.5 s Answer with number of meters rounded to the nearest whole number. Thanks

Kinematics and forces

Please give detailed step by step easy to understand answers for the attached problems. If an equation is used please give it first, then completely solve leaving no steps out no matter how minor. Thanks!

Kinematics and Forces Problem Set

1) Please answer T or F and tell why true or false. a) A body can be accelerating even when it is not moving. b) The velocity of an accelerated body changes with time. c) Motion and acceleration are not the same quantity d) The words motion and acceleration can be used interchangeably. e) The acceleration of a body with zer

Simple harmonic motion and maximum amplitude of oscillation

A large block P executes horizontal simple harmonic motion as it slides across a frictionless surface with a frequency f. Block B rests on top of block P and the static coefficient of static friction between the two is mu_s. What maximum amplitude of oscillation can the system have if the upper block is not to slip? I am no

Angular Acceleration Alpha of Uniform Board

A uniform board of mass m and length L is pivoted on one end and is supported in the horizontal position by a rope attached to the other end. Another rope, attached to the board a distance L/3 from the pivot point, is being pulled straight down with a constant force of magnitude F. Suddenly, the rope attached to the end of the b

The Round Trip

A cyclist competes in a one-lap race arond a flat, circular course of radius r. Starting from rest and speeding up at a constant rate throughout the race, the cyclist covers the entire course in a time delta t. The mass of the bicycle (including the rider) is m. Which of the following quantities are constant in this problem? (No