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Buoyant Force of a Helium Balloon

A helium filled balloon is attched to a 2 meter long, 0.050 kg string. The ballon is spherical with a radius of 0.40 m. When released, it lifts a length h of the string and then remains in equillibrium, as in the attached picture. When deflated, the ballon has a mass of 0.25 kg. Determine the value of h.

Speed of wave in steel wire and tension in the wire.

A steel wire (8 m long and 60 g mass) is clamped between two parallel walls. Two equal masses are hung from the wire at equal distance from each end. The left and right sections of the wire are 2m long and make an angle of 40 degree with each wall and the middle section is 4 m long and is horizontal. A wave pulse travels along t

Standing waves

A 75 g bungee cord has an equilibrium length of 1.20 m. The cord is stretched to a length of 1.80 m, then vibrated at 20 Hz. This produces a standing wave with two antinodes. What is the spring constant (k) of the bungee cord?

Oscillations: Partical attached to two vertical springs.

A particle mass is attached to a fixed point A by a model spring of natural length and stiffness and to another fixed point B vertically below A by model spring of natural length and stiffness. See attachment for full question.

Description of Equilibrium

I need help with these two question on moments and equilibrium: 1. In the figure, a 6.00-m-long, uniform beam is hanging from a point 1.00 m to the right of its center. The beam weighs 140N and makes an angle of 30.0 degrees with the vertical. At the right-hand end of the beam a 100-N weight is hung; an unknown weight w hangs

Equilibrium of 3 force vectors

Given 3 force vectors as shown in part C (attached file). With the measured directions for the first and second quadrant forces, and the magnitude of the force measurement along the negative y direction, calculate the theoretical tensions in the cords that are in the first two quadrants (use the summation of x and y component

FBD, forces

Please solve each problem step by step giving solutions please. SHOW every equation used and every step getting to the answer. Show substitutions, etc. Please give units. Look below for pages. Adult student learning from ya'll and so you can read what I need help with I cut and paste the questions cause some cannot read m

The problem requires calculation of pressure on the bottom of a barge.

1) A loaded flat bottom barge floats in fresh water. The bottom of the barge is 4.06m below the water line. When the barge is empty the barge's bottom is only 1.36m below the water line. What is the difference between the pressure on the bottom of the loaded barge and the pressure at the water line? Answer in Pascals. 2) I

Torque Problem

5. A crane of mass mc = 3400 kg supports a load of ml = 11300 kg as in Figure. The crane is pivoted with a frictionless pin at A and rests against a smooth support at B. Find the reaction forces at A and B.

Simple Harmonic Motion: Coupled spring and pendulum system

Please go to the word document, which includes a graph and explains better. It should be much easier to understand it on word. A mass M1 on a frictionless plane is connected to a support O by a spring of stiffness k. Mass M2 is supported by a string of length l from M1. a. What are the forces acting on M1 and M2? b. By a co

Physics: Free-body Diagram

(See attached file for full problem description) --- 6. A 25 kg mass is supported by ropes as shown... --- A 25-kg mass is supported by ropes as shown. Draw a free-body diagram of the "knot" where the ropes join. Use this to determine the tension in each of the ropes.

Problem 6 : Equilibrium of connected masses and a rope connected to a wall. To determine tension in the rope and compare the normal force to the weight of the block. Problem 7 : A mass on an inclined plane connected with a rope to a hanging mass. To determine the coefficient of friction.

6. A hanging 2-kg block begins to accelerate a 4-kg block on a horizontal surface. But a rope connected to the wall at 60.8 degrees brings the block to an equilibrium position. What is the tension (to two decimal places) in the angled rope that is required to keep the block from accelerating? The coefficient of friction between

Oscillations and Equilibrium

The velocity of a simple harmonic oscillator is given by: v = -9.55sin(21.8t) (mks units) a.) What is its angular frequency? b.) What is the amplitude of the motion in meters to two decimal places? c.) To the nearest hundredth of a meter where is the mass at the time t=18.29 seconds? d.) If the mass in letter c

Equilibrium: Force on the legs of table with a cat on it.

The top view of a table, with weight W_t, is shown in the figure. The table has lost the leg at ( L_x, L_y), in the upper right corner of the diagram, and is in danger of tipping over. Company is about to arrive, so the host tries to stabilize the table by placing a heavy vase (represented by the green circle) of weight W_v at (

The mobile in the figure below is in equilibrium.

The mobile in the figure below is in equilibrium. The object B has mass of 0.860 kg. Determine the mass of object C. Assume L1 = 30.6 cm, L2 = 7.90 cm, L3 = 15.0 cm, L4 = 5.00 cm, L5 = 16.9 cm and L6 = 5.00 cm. (Neglect the weights of the crossbars.)

Torque, Equilibrium, & Stability

Two children are sitting on a seesaw. If one child has a mass of (m1) =22.0 kg and sits 2.30 m from the center pivot: (a) How far from the pivot must the second child (m2) = 30.0 kg sit for them to balance? (b) What is the net upward force of the pivot on the seesaw? The seesaw has a uniform mass distribution of 25 kg.

Buoyancy and Density Problem

A small cubic block of copper (Cu) is carefully dropped into a beaker half full of mercury (Hg): (a) Calculate the resulting equilibrium forces on the block (it is not bobbing or not moving) (b) Prove if the copper block will float or descend to the bottom (c) What is the fractional volume of the copper block exposed (if it d

What is the tension in the string?

A 5.0 N uniform meter stick is pivoted so that it can rotate about a horizontal axis through one end. If a 0.15 kg mass is suspended 75 cm from the pivoted end, what is the tension in the string? Please see the attached picture for the arrangement.

Equilibrium and Force Distribution Problem

A uniform steel beam has a mass of 1178kg. On it is resting half of an identical beam, as shown in the figure attached. What is the vertical support at the right end. How about at the left end?

Force Balance

Find the horizontal distance between the line of action of the weight of the body and the line of action of the total vertical force exerted on the body (See attached for full question and diagram)

Beam and reactions

Calculate the magnitude of the reaction (See attached for full question and diagram)

Static equlibrium

Q2- as a part of an exercise regime,,a lady lifts herself up from standing position at the rest,wth wait distributed normally across the soles of her feet,onto tiptoe(standing on 2 feet)which muscle group she is exercising ?is it possible to achieve the static equilibrium by loading only one muscle group?if so draw a free body d

Statics -- Equilibrium

Please look at the attached problem 5-20: Determine the reactions at the points A and B of the frame. I know that the following must hold true: Sum(Moments(b)) = 0 Sum(Fx) = 0 Sum(Fy) = 0 No moment is indicated in the problem, so I'm not sure if that's needed. Your help is appreciated.

Fluid mechanics

A beaker of mass m-beaker containing oil of mass m-oil (density = p-oil) rests on a scale. A block of iron of mass m-iron is suspended from a spring scale and completely submerged in the oil. Determine the equilibrium readings of both scales.