Problem: The hammer of a pile driver weighs 3800 N and must be lifted 2.80 m vertically at constant speed in 4.00 s.What horsepower must the engine provide to the hammer?

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The hammer of a pile driver weighs 3800 N and must be lifted 2.80 m vertically at constant speed in 4.00 s.

What horsepower must the engine provide to the hammer?

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