My problem is that I need to determine the normal force of the incline on the block.
The coefficient of static friction between the block and incline is mu^s = .295.
I have determined that the minimum value of "F" is 18.49 N.
I understand that "F" * sin (59.5) would be my answer to determine the normal force, yet I keep struggling on determining "F". Please help. The question is attached.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 6:14 pm ad1c9bdddf
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Calculating The Acceleration And Velocity Of A Block
A block lies on a plane tilted at an angle theta = 22.0* to the horizontal, with the coefficient of kinetic friction mu_k = 0.17.
a) Determine the acceleration of the block as it slides down the plane.
b) If the block starts from rest 9.3 m up the plane from its base, what will be the block's speed when it reaches the bottom of the incline?