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Angular speeds in radians, linear speeds and average angular acceleration. 9/5

A pneumatic high-speed cutter with a 7.50 cm diameter cutting disc is advertised to have a rotation rate of between 5,000 and 18,000 rev/min. A) What is the range of angular speeds in radians? B) What is the range of linear speeds of the edge of the disk? C) What is the average angular acceleration if, starting from rest

A sky diver in free fall travels at a speed...

10. A sky diver in free fall travels at a speed modeled by (see equation in attached file) ft per second after t seconds. How long will it take for the skydiver to attain the speed of 60 mph (note: 60 mph = 88 ft/sec)?

Average Acceleration from a Table

The following data was recorded for a motorcycle going down a ramp. (see chart in attached file) Please check data and complete the average acceleration. What is the average acceleration for the total running distance?

Acceleration, angular speed and revolutions

The tub of a washer goes into its spin-dry cycle, starting from rest and reaching an angular speed of 5.0 rev/s in 8.0 sec. a) What is the average acceleration in radians/sec? b) Through how many revolutions does the tub turn in that time? c) If the lid is opened, the safety switch turns off the washer, and the tub slow

Cable supporting a boom & a sphere rolling down an incline

26) A 1200 N uniform boom is supported by a cable; one end of the cable being attached to a wall and the other end to top of the boom. The cable is perpendicular to the boom. One end of the boom is attached to a hing on the ground and is leaning away from the wall at an angle of 65 degrees to the ground. A 2000 N weight hangs f

Circular Motion: Centripetal Acceleration and Minimum Force

Please identify all variables used. 1) An engine flywheel initially spinning 2000 rpm has an angular acceleration of -10 rad/s2 as it slows down. How long does it take for the flywheel to turn through 100 revolutions? How long does it take to stop? 2) A 50 kg child stand at the rim of a merry go round with a radius of 2.

A car moving at constant velocity and a chasing police car moving with a constant acceleration. Five questions have been answered regarding the relative motion of these two vehicles.

Constant Acceleration Problem A motorist traveling with a constant velocity of 15 m/s passes a school-crossing corner. Just as the motorist passes, a police officer stopped on the corner starts off in pursuit with constant acceleration of 2.5 m/s^2 until her speed is 20 m/s. Then she slows down at a constant rate until she c

Potential Energy and Energy Conversion

Riding a Loop-the-loop. A car in an amusement park ride rolls without friction around the track shown in the figure. It starts from rest at point at a height above the bottom of the loop. Treat the car as a particle. 1. What is the minimum value of (in terms of) such that the car moves around the loop without falling off at t

Newton's Law: Force, velocity, acceleration, and reaction.

A 4.9-N hammer head is stopped from an initial downward velocity of 3.2 m/s in a distance of 0.45 cm by a nail in a pine board. In addition to its weight, there is a 15-N downward force on the hammer head applied by the person using the hammer. Assume that the acceleration of the hammer head is constant while it is in contact wi

Newton's Second Law and Inclined Planes

(See attached file for full problem description with diagram and equations) --- The acceleration of a block of mass that is pulled up a frictionless plane inclined at angle with respect to the horizontal by a perfect string that passes over a perfect pulley to a block of mass that is hanging vertically. Visualize th

Uniform electric field: point charge and potential difference

Location A is 4 m to the LEFT of a point charge of 0.3 μC. Location B lies on the same line and is to the RIGHT of the charge. The potential difference VB - VA = 100 V. How far is Location B from the point charge? A uniform electric field has a magnitude of 2 x 103 N/C. In a vacuum, a proton begins with a speed of 4 x 1

Application of Bernoulli's theorem..

Problem 1 : Here is a cup with two holes (see attachment). The cup is filled with water to the top and the water is coming out of the holes. Assuming suitable values for heights, radius's etc. please answer the following questions : 1) Velocity with which the stream of water comes out. 2) Acceleration of the stream of w

Speed/Distance

Please answer each question with step by step solution please. Thanks! 1) A high speed sander has a disk of 9.11 cm in radius that rotates about its axis at a constant rate of 1170 rev/min. Find the angular speed of the disk in rad/sec. 2) Find the linear speed of a point 0.902cm from the disks center in m/s. 3) Find

Mechanics / Rocket

A rocket accelerates upward from the ground at 25m.s-2 for 2.5s at an angle of 80o to the horizontal. The rocket motor stops and it eventually falls to the ground. Neglecting air resistance and assuming that the trajectory during acceleration is a straight line. a. Make a labeled sketch of the rockets trajectory starting f

Calculating vertical displacement

See the attached file for the full problem description. Two basketball players are essentially equal in all respects (they are the same height, they jump with the same initial velocity, etc...). In particular, by jumping they can raise their centers of mass the same vertical distance, H (called their "vertical leap"). T

Velocity, acceleration, and constant speed

A motorcycle is following a car that is traveling at constant speed on a straight highway. Initially, the car and the motorcycle are both traveling at the same speed of 42.0 mph, and the distance between them is 60.0 m. After = 5.00 s, the motorcycle starts to accelerate at a rate of 8.00 m/s2. The motorcycle catches up with th

Projectile motion

A teacher, 2.256 m tall, throws a basketball towards the hoop which is at a horizontal distance l. The basketball is thrown from the level of the teachers head or again 2.256 m at a velocity of 18 m/s, at an angle of 62 degrees from the horizontal. The height of the hoop 3.048 m. 1) Neglecting air friction, how long does

Will the rope break?

A 40kg bucket is being lifted by a rope. The rope is guaranteed not to break if the tension is 500N or less. The bucket, started from rest, after being lifted for 3m, it is moving at 3m/s. Assuming that the acceleration is constant, is the rope in danger of breaking? Justify your answer by including the tension in the rope.

One-Dimensional Motion with Constant Acceleration

Two cars are traveling along a straight line in the same direction, the lead car at 25.3 m/s and the other car at 29.3 m/s. At the moment the cars are 38.9 m apart, the lead driver applies the brakes, causing her car to have an acceleration of -1.93m/s^2. Therefore, it travels 166 meters in this time and takes 13.1 to stop. Q