An object with height h, mass M, and a uniform cross-sectional area A floats upright in a liquid with density p. a). Calculate the vertical distance from the surface of the liquid to the bottom of the floating object at equilibrium. b). Calculate the vertical distance from the surface of the liquid to the bottom of the flo
Set of 10 problems on mechanics : forces, moment, springs, stress, strain, Young's modulus, shear, modulus
A block with mass attached to a horizontal spring with force constant is moving with simple harmonic motion having amplitude. At the instant when the block passes through its equilibrium position, a lump of putty with mass m is dropped vertically onto the block from a very small height and sticks to it. For this value of m, w
Consider a bead of mass m sliding without friction on a wire that is bent in the shape of a parabola and is being spun with constant angular velocity w about its vertical axis, as shown in figure 7.17. Use cylindrical polar coordinates and let the equation of the parabola be z=kp^2. Write down the Lagrangian in terms of p as the
A piece of iron of mass 200g at temperature 80 degrees C is added to a 300g of water at temp 10 degrees C. What is the final temperature of the system? [ The specific heat of water is 4190 J/(Kg . oC) and for iron is 450 J/(Kg . oC)]
Please see attached file for formatted problem description. The potential energy of a one-dimensional mass m at a distance r from the origin is U(r) = U_o(r/R + lambda^2(R/r) for 0 < r < infinity, with U_o, R, and lambda all positive constants. Find the equilibrium position r_o. Let x be the distance from equilibrium an
The force exerted by a one-dimensional spring, fixed at one end, is F=-kx, where x is the displacement of the other end from its equilibrium position. Assuming that this force is conservative (which it is) show that the corresponding potential energy is U=1/2kx^2, if we choose U to be zero at the equilibrium position. (b) Suppos
Energy - An interesting one-dimensional system is the simple pendulum, consisting of a point mass m, fixed to the end of a massless rod (length l)
An interesting one-dimensional system is the simple pendulum, consisting of a point mass m, fixed to the end of a massless rod (length l), whose other end is pivoted from the ceiling to let it swing freely in a vertical plane, as shown in Figure 4.26. The pendulum's position can be specified by its angle σ from the equilibr
Problem Statement: A double walled straw with an outer diameter of ½" and an inner diameter of ¼" is placed in a glass of water as shown and described below: a) Determine the volume of water in the 4" diameter by 4" high cup of water b) Determine how high the water will rise in both the outer layer of straw and the inne
Please see the file attached. It's one question. Find the tensions in all pieces of string in the figure below. The system is at static equilibrium.
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Three identical steel balls, each of mass m, are placed in a cylindrical ring which rests on a horizontal surface and whose height is slightly greater than the radius of the balls. The diameter of the ring is such that the balls are virtually touching one another. A fourth identical ball is then placed on top of the other three
Please see attached. I am not sure if the mass of the block also needs to be taken into consideration- I would assume so, but no value is given?
A person bounces up and down on a trampoline, while always staying in contact with it. The motion is simple harmonic motion, and it takes 1.98 s to complete one cycle. The height of each bounce above the equilibrium position is 54.0 cm. (a) Determine the amplitude of the motion. (b) Determine the angular frequency of the
Please see attached files regarding specifics. This problem has two parts (written & programming). The Brusselator is a simple model for oscillatory chemical systems such as the Belousov-Zhabotinski reaction. The time evolution of the concentration of two chemical species, x and y, is described by the ODE's: AND ,
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A 500 N woman stands in the middle of a frozen lake of radius lOOm. The ice is frictionless so she can't walk. She decides to sacrifice one of her 0.5 kg shoes and throws it horizontally at 5 m/s. How long does it take her to reach the shore?
2. If two particles have equal kinetic energies, does that mean that they must have equal momenta? Explain.
1. Radio engineers are erecting a communications tower stabilized with cables running from the top of the tower to the ground.
1. Radio engineers are erecting a communications tower that is 16.0 m high. During the installation they stabilize the tower with 32.0 m long cables running from the top of the tower to the ground. The anchors consist of concrete blocks to which the cables can be secured. Each block weighs 1590 N. If the coefficient of static fr
Please help with the following problem. Provide detailed calculations. A scale is attached to the ceiling and a mass of 1.00 kg hangs from it. It reads 9.81 N. Another identical scale at the right is connected by perfect strings passing over perfect pulleys to two 1.00 kg masses hanging vertically at the end of the strings (
A bead slides on a frictionless hoop. The hoop is spinning at rate w on vertical axis. Find Lagrangian. See attached file for full problem description.
1) A massless spring has unstretched length lo and force constant k. One end is now attached to the ceiling and a mass m is hung from the other. The equilibrium length of the spring is now l1. (a) Write down the condition that determines l1. Suppose now that the spring is stretched a further distance x beyond its new equilibri
These problems are on curvilinear one dimensional systems and are giving me a lot of difficulty, if you could provide help along with visuals to help explain that would be very helpful. 1) Which of the following forces is conservative? (a) F = k (x, 2y, 3z) where k is constant. (b) F = k (y, x, 0). (c) F = k (-y, x, 0). For
Physics Lab experiment on Static Equilibrium: Laboratory data for this experiment has been provided. Do the data analysis and final conclusions. Draw the diagrams and show all equations used to understand. Also do questions at the end of the lab manual please.
Referring to the person is figure P12.51 on Page 384 in the text, determine the compressional force in the spine when the person bends forward to lift a 300 N object. The spine and upper body are represented as a uniform horizontal rod of weight 400 N. The erector spinalis muscle attaches at a point two thirds of the way up the
See attached files for full problem description. 1. In a physics lab, you attach a 0.200 kg air-track glider to the end of an ideal spring of negligible mass and start it oscillating. The elapsed time from when the glider first moves through the equilibrium point to the second time it moves through that point is 2.60 s. a) F
A particle of mass ,m, is at rest at the end of a spring(force constant=k)hanging from a fixed support. At t=0 a constant downward forcd F is applied to the mass and acts for a time T. Show that after the force is removed, the displacement of the mass from its equilibrium position (x=Xe, where x is down) is: x - Xe =F
A 2.00 kg block is held in equilibrium on an incline of angle = 70° by a horizontal force applied in the direction shown in Figure P4.50. If the coefficient of static friction between block and incline is µs = 0.300, determine the following (b) the normal force exerted by the incline on the block Your answer differs fro
An unknown weight is placed on a string that is attached to two spring scales at a 60degree angle. The weight is evenly distributed and each spring scale reads 2.4 N. With this information and the conditions of static equilibrium, determine the weight of the unknown object. Please show all work. The same setup is used to me
In most metals, the atomic ions form a regular arrangement called a crystal lattice. The conduction electrons in the sea of electrons move through this lattice. The figure below is a one-dimensional model of a crystal lattice. The ions have mass m, charge e, and an equilibrium separation b. a) Suppose the middle charge is d