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Wave parameters and equation

1) A transverse traveling wave on a cord is represented by D = 0.48 sin (5.6x +84t) where D and x are in meters and t in seconds. For this wave determine (a) the wavelength (b) the frequency (c) velocity (magnitude and direction) (d) amplitude and (e) maximum and minimum speeds of particles of the cord.

A Swimmer's Projectile Motion

A swimmer is capable of swimming 0.95 m/s in still water. (a) If she aims her body directly across a 150 m wide river whose current is 0.55 m/s, how far downstream (from a point opposite her starting point) will she land? (m) (b) How long will it take her to reach the other side?(s)

Projectile Motion - Velocity, Magnitude and Direction

A passenger on a boat moving at 1.20 m/s on a still lake walks up a flight of stairs at a speed of 0.50 m/s. The stairs are angled at 45° pointing in the direction of motion as shown. What is the velocity of the passenger relative to the water? Find the magnitude (m/s) and direction (above the water). See the attached for t

A Ball is Thrown

(1) A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 20.8m and hits the ground with a speed that is three times its initial speed. What was the initial speed? (2) A ball is shot from the ground into the air. At a height of 9.1m, the velocity is observed to be V = 7.9i + 5.1j in m/s (i horizontally, j upward). To what maximum he

Projectiles and Vectors Formats

1. a) A projectile is fired horizontally from a gun that is 37.0 m above the flat ground. The muzzle velocity is 275 m/s. How long does the projectile remain in the air? b) At what horizontal distance from the firing point does it strike the ground? c) What is the speed as it strikes the ground? 2. a) A watermelon has t

Issues of Friction

I'm completely lost - Could you go step by step so I can follow your logic? Thanks. 1. A crate sits on a flatbed truck. This truck, initially travelling at a velocity of 80 km/hour, comes to a stop in 22 meters. What is the minimum coefficient of static friction required between the crate and truck bed, if it is not to sli

Speed and Velocity Problem Set

1) A blink lasts 100 milliseconds. How far does one travel in meters, if the planes average velocity is 2040mph? 2) A particles position is x=5-12t+3t^2, v=6t-12. The velocity at 1 sec = 6m/s. Is it moving toward x just then? 3) What is its speed just then? 4) Is the speed larger or smaller at much later times? 5) At what

Speed and Velocity

1) Jack travels from A to B at 30mph and returns at 10mph. Jill leaves at the same time as Jack, and travels from A to B and back at a constant speed of 20mph. Who gets back first? 2) Assume that East Lak Road runs due east from the Walmart and there are markers along it, ten miles from walmart, etc. a car starts at the 12

Average Landing Force Needed

A person about to jump from a 1.6m high platform wants to limit the average stopping force on landing to 12 times her weight. By how much will it be necessary to lower herself by flexing her knees? Give an algebraic rather than numerical answer. Compare that work with the original potential energy she had before she jumped.

Physics Wave Problems

11. A particle in simply harmonic motion has a frequency of 40 Hz. What is the period of this oscillation? 17. (a) At what position is the speed of mass in a mass-spring system maximum? (1) x = 0, (2) x = -A, or (3) x = +A. Why? (b) If m = 0.250 kg, k = 100 N/m, and A = 0.10 m, what is the maximum speed? 33. The simple pe

"Ball Kick"

A man kicks a 200g ball such that it leaves the ground at an angle of 30 degrees with the horizontal and strikes the ground at the same elevation a distance of 15m away. Determine the impulse of his foot on the ball. Neglect the impulse caused by the ball's weight while its being kicked.

Conservation of momentum

Jonathan and Jane are sitting in a sleigh that is at rest on frictionless ice. Jonathan's weight is 800 N, Jane's weight is 600 N, and that of the sleigh is 1000 N. They see a poisonous spider on the floor of the sleigh and immediately jump off. Jonathan jumps to the left with a velocity (relative to the ice) of 5.00 m/s at 30 d

Angular momentum

A hockey stick of mass m_s and length L is at rest on the ice (which is assumed to be frictionless). A puck with mass m_p hits the stick a distance D from the middle of the stick. Before the collision, the puck was moving with speed v° in a direction perpendicular to the stick. The collision is completely inelastic, and the pu

Deer Hunting Kinematics

A man is deer hunting by a cliff that is 1000.0 m tall. He fell asleep while hunting and woke up at night. He decided to shoot off a few rounds to try and get the attention of someone. If he aims 65 degrees above the horizontal and fires a bullet that leaves his gun at 410.00 m/s over the cliff how long will the bullet rise? Ho

Newton's laws of motion,,

Problem 1: A box of mass M is held against the ceiling by a force P acting at an angle (SYMBOL1) as shown. The block slides along the ceiling to the right at a constant speed. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the ceiling is (SYMBOL2). (a) Draw a labled free body diagram for the box (b) Determine the f

Toy Car: Actual translational speed of the car; angular velocity of the flywheel

When a toy car is rapidly scooted across the floor, it stores energy in a flywheel. The car has mass 0.180g, and its flywheel has a moment of inertia of 4.00*10^(-5)kg.m^2. The car is 15.0cm long. An advertissement claims that the car can travel at a scale speed of up to 700km/h (440mi/h). The scale speed is the speed of the toy

Momentum of a Broken Spaceship Piece After Explosion

A spaceship of mass 2.3*10^6 kg is cruising at a speed of 4.4*10^6 m/s when the antimatter reactor fails, blowing the ship into three pieces. One section, having a mass of 5.1*10^5 kg, is blown straight backward with a speed of 2.1*10^6 m/s. A second piece, with mass 7.6*10^5 kg, continues forward at 1.1*10^6 m/s. What is the sp

Three-Block Inelastic Collision

A block of mass m1 moving with speed v1 undergoes a completely inelastic collision with a stationary block of mass m2. The blocks then move, stuck together, at speed v2. After a short time, the two-block system collides inelastically with a third block, of mass m3, which is initially stationary. The three blocks then move, stu

Question about Shooting over a Hill

See attached A. Find the highest point in the trajectory, . Express the highest point in terms of the magnitude of the acceleration due to gravity , the initial velocity , and the angle . B. What is the range of the projectile, ? Express the range in terms of , , and . Consider your advice to an artiller

Circualr Motion

The period of a stone swung in a horizontal circle on a 2.00-m radius is 1.00 s. a. What is its angular velocity in rad/s? b. What is its linear speed in m/s? c. What is its radial acceleration in m/s^2.

Ballistic Pendulum measures projectile speeds

A ballistic pendulum is a great device for measuring projectile speeds that are relatively large. You launch a small mass m into a large mass M, and it swings up a height h where the two masses stick together. Show that the velocity of the projectile (mass m) is given by v= (m+M)/m) times the square root of 2gh

Physics Problems (Displacement Vectors; Velocities etc.)

I would like you to show me all of your work/calculations and the correct answer to each problem. 13. A ball rolls at a constant velocity of 1.50 m / s at an angle of 45 degrees below the + x-axis in the fourth quadrant. If we take the ball to be at the origin at t = 0, what are its coordinates (x, y) 1.65 s later? Answers

Vectors - Force & Velocity

Please see the attached file for full problem description with diagrams. 1) A truck is stuck in the mud. One winch can pull on a cable with 2500 pounds of force and a second winch can pull with 1500 pounds of force. If the angle between the cables is 25 degrees, what is the result force on the truck? Show method used.