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Change in Velocity of a Vertical Drop

On the center photo of page 43 measure the distance between the two images nearest the 20 cm position of the larger, heavier ball on the left. Use bottom to bottom measurements as shown in a previous figure. Repeat for the two images nearest the bottom left of the photo on page 43. Scale these distances to actual displacement

Projectile motion using trigonometry

If a pitcher threw a ball horizontally at 101.0 mph, how far would it fall vertically by the time it reached home plate, 60.5 ft away? A daredevil jumps a canyon with walls of equal height and 10 m apart. He takes off by driving a motorcycle off a short ramp sloped at an angle of 15 degrees. What minimum speed must he have in

Physics help: Newton's laws of motion

A dockworker applies a constant horizontal force of 80.0 N to a block of ice on a smooth horizontal floor. The frictional force is negligible. The block starts from rest and moves 11.0 m in 5.00 s. a) What is the mass of the block of ice? b) If the worker stops pushing at the end of 5.00 s, how far does the block move in th

Waves on stretched string: Wave velocity and time taken.

(See attached file for full problem description with symbols and diagrams) --- Consider a string of total length , made up of three segments of equal length. The mass per unit length of the first segment is , that of the second is , and that of the third . The third segment is tied to a wall, and the string is stretched by

Motion in Straight-Line

In a race over a distance s, runner A starts from rest and accelerates at a1 for the first distance x and then runs at constant speed. Runner B starts from rest and accelerates at a2 for the first distance x and then runs at constant speed. Runner A begins running as soon as the race begins but B first takes a nap to rest up.

A liquid flows through two horizontal sections of tubing joined end to end. The cross sectional area, flow speed and pressure in the first tubing is given. The cross sectional area of the second tubing is given. To calculate the flow speed and pressure in the smaller section.

A liquid with a density of 1.37*10^3 kg/m^3 flows through two horizontal sections of tubing joined end to end. In the first section, the cross sectional area is 10.4cm^2, the flow speed is 276cm/sec, and the pressure is 1.42*10^5 Pa. In the second section, the cross sectional area is 2.71cm^2. a) Calculate the flow speed in

Acceleration and Displacement

How long is the electron in the accelerating region? Answer in units of s. A rocket driven sled running on a straight level track has been used to study the physiological effects of large accelerations on astronauts. One such sled can attain a speed of 408m/s in a 1.6 starting from rest. What is the acceleration of the sled,

Simple Harmonic Motion Conceptual Question

Please help to explain the following graphs & questions in attachment. An object of mass is attached to a vertically oriented spring. The object is pulled a short distance below its equilibrium position and released from rest. Set the origin of the coordinate system at the equilibrium position of the object and choose upward

Problems on wave motion, beats, standing waves

(See attached file for full problem description) On quiz 2 below please explain 1-5 better and 7 - 10 better, specifically, what equations are used to solve each question, how are the numbers and equations worked out to see better. Please do the same for quiz 3 for problems 1-7. See everything below this page and the n

Some Energy Motion Problems

Energy/Motion problems 4. A 10-kg box is pushed by from rest by a 100-Newton force at a 30 degree angle downward with respect to the horizontal. The coefficient of friction between the box and the floor is 0.35. Determine the box's velocity (in meters/second to two decimal places) after the box has been moved through a distan

Newton's third law and some puzzling questions

Have a couple of puzzling questions having trouble answering. 1. Since the force that acts on a bullet when a gun is fired is equaland opposite to the force that cats on the gun, does this imply a zero net force and therefore the impossibility of an accelerating bullet? Explain 2. When you jump upward the earth recoils bac

Differentiation

Displacement s=2t-1.8In(0.6+2t) Show expressions for velocity and acceleration of the particle.

Fluid pressure

A horizontal has a fluid flowing through it. The fluid(density = 1000kg/m^3) is flowing through it at the rate of 2 x 10^-4 m^3/s. The inside diameter of the larger portion is 3 cm and that of the diameter of the constriction is 1 cm. Find the pressure difference that exists between the larger and the constricted sections.

Calculations for Speed and Velocity

1) A 70.2 kg skater is carrying a 2.5 kg snowball and moving forward with a velocity of 9.7 m/s. The skater throws the snowball forward with a speed of 33.4 m/s. Determine the speed of the skater after hurling the snowball. 2) A 2.34 kg cannon is at rest. When ignited, it fires a 56.7 g tennis ball forward with a speed of 80.4

Two Physics Problems

1. Figure one in the attached diagram indicates the path through space of the water balloon. On the diagram, place arrows indicating the: (a) velocity vector (b) the acceleration vector for te balloon. Label which is which. Do this for the three points indicated on FIGURE 1. 7. The plot (in the figure attached) shows t

Calculating acceleration and velocity

4. A bowling ball of mass 4.0kg strikes a 10-pin of mass 0.80kg. The ball's velocity was 1.5m/s before the collision, but after the collision it is 1.2m/s. What is the velocity of the pin just after the collision? Treat this as a one-dimensional situation: we assume that the ball hits the pin "square". 5. A 60kg bicyclist is

Vectors and forces

(See attached file for full problem description with diagrams) --- ? A 9.26-kg sign is hung using two cables which make an angle of 34.5 degrees with the horizontal. Determine the weight (in Newtons) of the sign. ? Referring to the previous problem.) Determine the tension (in Newtons) in a single cable. ? A 55.9-kg sig

Newton's Laws of Motion Problems

See the attached file. 1. A 1-kg block of wood is dropped from a position 2.4 meters above a resting 0.05-kg ball. Shortly thereafter, the ball is shot horizontally at a velocity of 28 m/s. If the wood is 8.4 meters away from the ball in the horizontal direction, determine the distance (to two decimal places) the wood falls fro

Rotational Motion: Motion on a turn table.

A runner of mass m runs around the edge of a horizontal turntable mounted on a vertical, frictionless axis through its center. The runner's velocity relative to the earth has magnitude v. The turntable is rotating in the opposite direction with an angular velocity of magnitude omega relative to the earth. The radius of the turnt

Escape Velocity

If a planet has a mass of 9.42 x 1024 kg and a radius of 5.47 x 106 meters, to the nearest m/s what is its escape velocity? If the mass is increased by a factor of 2, what is the new escape velocity? If the radius is decreased by a factor of 0.22, what is its new escape velocity? (See attached file for full problem desc

Four problems related to rotational motion are solved.

(See attached file for full problem description with diagram and symbols) --- 1.) A thin, 80.0 disk with a diameter of 9.00 rotates about an axis through its center with 0.220 of kinetic energy. What is the speed of a point on the rim? 2.) A 3.0-m-long rigid beam with a mass of 100 kg is supported at each end. An 8

Basic kinematics problems: Speed, collision, displacement, velocity, degrees

? Tom is chasing Jerry across a table 1.5 m high, Jerry steps out of the way at the last second, and tom slides off the edge of the table at a speed of 5 m/s. where will tom strike the floor and what velocity components will he have just before he hits the ground. ? Two objects are initially the same height above the groun

Basic kinematic problems: Speed, velocity, degrees, distance

Please see attached files for full problem descriptions. Problem 4: The pilot of an aircraft wishes to fly due west in a wind blowing at 55 km/h toward the south. If the speed of the aircraft in the absence of wind is 179 km/h, in what direction (in degrees) should the aircraft head? Use the counter-clockwise from east conv

Rotational Motion: Translation and Rotational kinetic energy

(a) Without the wheels, a bicycle frame has a mass of 8.13 kg. Each of the wheels can be roughly modeled as a uniform solid disk with a mass of 0.820 kg and a radius of 0.343 m. Find the kinetic energy of the whole bicycle when it is moving forward at 3.35 m/s. K= J (b) Before the invention of a wheel turning on an axle,