The solar wind is a thin, hot gas given off by the sun. Charged particles in this gas enter the magnetic field of the earth and can experience a magnetic force. Suppose a charged particle traveling with a speed of 9.0 X 10^6 m/s encounters the earth's magnetic field at an altitude where the field has a magnitude of 1.2 X 10^-7T.
A plane progressive harmonic wave is represented by the equation (see attached) where is the displacement in meters, t is the time in seconds and x is distance from a fixed origin in meters. Determine the following wave properties, and where appropriate give units: a) The amplitude b) The direction of wave travel c) Th
One definition of torsion is the act of twisting or turning. Would this apply to the following examples? - helicopter blades normally rotating around - knees and arms bending
Please see the attached files for full description. 15. The displacement of a mass oscillating on a spring is given by x(t) = x_m * cos(wt + ph). If the initial displacement is zero and the initial velocity is in negative x direction, then the phase constant phi is: 16. Mass m, oscillating on the end of a spring with sprin
Your boss at the Cut-Rate Cuckoo Clock Company asks you what would happen to the frequency of the angular SHM of the balance wheel if it had the same density and the same coil spring (thus the same torsion constant), but all the balance wheel dimensions were made one-third as great to save material. 1) By what factor would th
This problem is a three-parter. Here we go: A stunt man whose mass is 72.7 kg swings from the end of a 4.51 m long rope along the arc of a vertical circle. 1.) Assuming he starts from rest when the rope is horizontal, find the tension in the rope that is required to make him follow his circular path at the beginning of hi
Derive from first principles the Poiseuille equation for pressure drop generated by the steady flow of a Newtonian fluid through a straight tube of circular cross-section. If the flow is laminar, what is the form of the velocity profile with in the tube? Show that the mean velocity is half the peak in such circumstances.
A 102-gram airplane is attached to a string with a length of 1.0 meters. if it flies in a circle in which the string is declined at angle (theta) of 39.8 degrees below the horizontal at what speed is the plane flying?
At an outdoor market, a bunch of bananas is set on a spring scale to measure the weight. The spring set the full bunch of bananas into vertical oscillatory motion. The motion is harmonic with an amplitude of 0.15 m. The spring of the scale has a force constant k = 332 n/m. It is observed that the maximum speed of the bananas
(See attached file for full problem description) 2. A child standing on a bridge throws a rock straight down. The rock leaves the child's hand... 3. An astronaut is in circular orbit in a satellite around the earth. The astronaut feels weightless because... 4. A quantity that remains constant in uniform circular motion
(See attached file for full problem description) 1. A roller coaster ride at an amusement park lifts a car of mass 700kg to point A at a height of 90 m above the lowest point on the track, as shown above. The car starts from rest at point A, rolls with negligible friction down the incline and follows the track around a loop o
A small block rests on a frictionless horizontal tabletop: What must v be if the large block is to remain motionless when released?
See attached file for full problem description with diagram. 5-102. A small block with mass m rests on a frictionless horizontal tabletop a distance r from a hole in the center of the table (Fig. 5-66). A string tied to the small block passes down through the hole, and a larger block with mass M is suspended from the free end
Two skaters are in the exact center of a circular frozen pond. Skater 1 pushes skater 2 off with a force of 100 N for 1.69 seconds. If skater 1 has a mass of 34 kg and skater 2 has a mass of 72 kg, what is the relative velocity (v1 - v2) after the push to the nearest hundredth of a m/s? After reaching the other shore, how fas
(See attached file for full problem description) --- 1. In a tug-of-war, each man on a 5-man team pulls with an average force of 500 N. What is the tension in the center of the rope? A zero newtons B 100 N C 500 N D 2500 N E 5000 N 2. A ball moves with a constant speed of 4 m/s around a circle
Forces Newton's laws of motion and dynamics of uniform circular motion for crate sliding down a ramp and car negotiating a curve
A crate is resting on a ramp that is inclined at an angle above the horizontal. As it increased, the crate remains in place until it reaches a value of 29.2°. Then the crate begins to slide down the slope. (a) Determine the coefficient of static friction between the crate and the ramp surface. (b) The coefficient of kinet
An object executing simple harmonic motion has a maximum speed of 4.3 m/s and a maximum acceleration of 0.65 m/s^2. Find (a) the amplitude and (b) the period of this motion.
A ball rolls on a circular track of radius 0.50 m with a constant angular speed of 1.3 rad/s. If the angular position of the ball at t = 0 is theta = 0, find the x component of the ball's position at the times 2.5 s, 5.0 s and 7.5 s.
Simple Harmonic Motion: During one complete cycle, for what length of time is the postion of the object greater than A/2?
An object moves with simple harmonic motion of period T and amplitude A. During one complete cycle, for what length of time is the postion of the object greater than A/2?
A 200g object is moving in a circle of radius 4m with a uniform speed of 6m/s. What is the net force acting on the object?
A small ball is suspended from point A by a tread of length L. A nail is driven into the wall at a distance of L/2 below A, at O. The ball is drawn so that the tread takes up a horizontal position. -At what point in the ball's trajectory will the tension in the tread disappear? -How much farther will the ball move? -What
A car of mass M traveling at speed v enters a banked turn covered with ice. The road is banked at an angle theta, and there is no friction between the road and the car's tires. What is the radius r of the turn (assuming the car continues in uniform circular motion around the turn)? Express the radius in terms of the given quanti
A 5.0-m-diameter merry-go-round is initially turning with a 4.0 s period. It slows down and stops in 20 s. a) Before slowing, what is the speed of a child on the rim? (in m/s) b) How many revolutions does the merry-go-round make as it stops?
If M=0, theta=arccos(2/3) where theta is the angle between the right, for example and the pearl at the top of the circle (or the ring). A ring of mass M hangs from a thread, and two beads of mass m slide on it without friction.The beads are released simultaneously from the top of the ring and slide down opposite sides. Sho
Show all work with the answer please! A 0.208-kg toy whistle can be whirled in a horizontal circle of 1.00 m radius at a maximum of 3.00 rev/s before the string breaks. What is the force needed to break the string?
Show all work with the answer please! Calculate the centripetal force on a 2000-kg automobile rounding a curve of 175 m radius at a speed of 50 km/h.
A 12-in. diameter phonograph record rotates about its center by one-quarter turn. a. Through how many radians has it turned? b. How far has a point on the rim moved?
Show all work with answer please! A protractor is made so that the edge of its scale is 7.5 cm from the center point. If the scale is marked in degrees, how far apart are the marks along the edge?
Find the center of mass of a plate that is shaped like the region between y=x^2 and y=2x, where the density varies as 1 + x + y.
26. The Earth moves in an almost-circular orbit around the Sun because: (a) That is the 'natural' path of an object in space (b) Of the combination of its sideways motion, and the Sun's gravitational force (c) The Sun moves in an almost-circular path around the Earth (d) Of the Sun's magnetic field (e) None of the above
The x coordinate in meters, of an object which moves on the x axis with SHM is expressed by: x(t) = .12 Sin (5 t + .35) a. At time t= 0, find the initial x coordinate, and the initial magnitude and direction of the velocity and the acceleration. b. At exactly one half a period after t=0, find the x coordinate and the magn