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Centripetal Forces

Q. Six roller-coaster carts pass over the same semicircular"bump." (Intro 1 figure) The mass M of each cart (including passenger) and the normal force...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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Q. How will the desired centripetal force be set?1. By measuring the velocity, radius, and mass of the test mass.2. By choosing a value for the hangin...

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

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Q. 1. A particle traveling around a circle at constant speed will experience an acceleration. 2. The test-mass is referred to as m and it hangs from t...

Solved • Mar 11, 2020

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Q. A 600-kg car is going around a banked curve with a radius of 110 m at a speed of 24.5 m/s. What is the appropriate banking angle so that the car st...

Solved • Jun 6, 2017

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Q. A new park attraction consists of a vertical wheel of radius  R, spinning at constant angular velocity, with cars for passengers. The passengers fe...

Solved • May 25, 2017

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Q. A car travels around a curve banked at a 15° incline, with a radius of curvature of 10 m. If a 1000 kg car had a coefficient of static friction bet...

Solved • Feb 2, 2017

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Q. A car travels around a flat curve. If the radius of curvature is 150 m, the car has a mass of 1500 kg, and the car wants to be able to round the cu...

Solved • Feb 2, 2017

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Q. A small block is sliding on the inside of a circular track that has radius  R = 2.0 m. Point A is at the top of the block's path. What is the minim...

Solved • Jan 30, 2017

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Q. A small rock with mass 2.00 kg slides on the inside of a circular track that has radius 0.600 m. When the block is at highest point of its path (po...

Solved • Jan 30, 2017

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Q. A small rock is tied to a light string set it motion in a horizontal circle with constant speed. The string is 8.00 m long and makes a constant ang...

Solved • Jan 30, 2017

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Q. You tie a light rope to a pail of water and you swing the pail in a vertical circle of radius 0.600 m. What minimum speed must the pail have at the...

Solved • Jan 30, 2017

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Q. Suppose a highway curve is properly banked to eliminate friction for a speed of 45 mph. If your tires were bald and you wanted to avoid sliding on ...

Solved • Jan 19, 2017

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Q. A ball of mass m = 1.30 kg is attached to a massless rope and swung in a horizontal circle of radius r = 1.70 m, as shown in the figure. The rope m...

Solved • Jan 16, 2017

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Q. A ball of mass m = 1.30 kg is attached to a massless rope and swung in a horizontal circle of radius r = 1.70 m, as shown in the figure. The rope m...

Solved • Jan 16, 2017

Centripetal Forces

Q. A ball of mass m = 1.30 kg is attached to a massless rope and swung in a horizontal circle of radius r = 1.70 m, as shown in the figure. The rope m...

Solved • Jan 16, 2017

Centripetal Forces

Q. A ball of mass m = 1.30 kg is attached to a massless rope and swung in a horizontal circle of radius r = 1.70 m, as shown in the figure. The rope m...

Solved • Jan 16, 2017

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Q. A passenger on a Ferris wheel moves in a vertical circle of radius R with constant speed v. What are the magnitudes of the vertical forces on the p...

Solved • Jan 16, 2017

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Q. A passenger on a Ferris wheel moves in a vertical circle of radius  R with constant speed v. Assuming that the seat remains upright during the moti...

Solved • Jan 16, 2017

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Q. A passenger on a ferris wheel moves in a vertical circle of radius R with constant speed v. What are the magnitudes of the vertical forces on the p...

Solved • Jan 13, 2017

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Q. A ball on a string is swung in a horizontal circle on a frictionless table. The tension in the string is To when the ball completes a rotation in 1...

Solved • Dec 22, 2016