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Unformatted text preview: homework 05 HILL, WILLIAM Due: Oct 5 2007, 1:00 am 1 Question 1, chap 7, sect 1. part 1 of 2 10 points A 16 . 7 kg block is dragged over a rough, horizontal surface by a constant force of 114 N acting at an angle of 33 . 6 above the horizon- tal. The block is displaced 50 . 5 m, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0 . 184. The acceleration of gravity is 9 . 8 m / s 2 . 16 . 7 kg = 0 . 184 1 1 4 N 3 3 . 6 Find the work done by the 114 N force. Correct answer: 4795 . 13 J (tolerance 1 %). Explanation: Consider the force diagram F m g n f k Work is W = vector F vectors , where vectors is the distance traveled. In this problem vectors = 5 is only in the x direction. W F = F x s x = F s x cos = (114 N) (50 . 5 m) cos33 . 6 = 4795 . 13 J , . Question 2, chap 7, sect 1. part 2 of 2 10 points Find the magnitude of the work done by the force of friction. Correct answer: 934 . 528 J (tolerance 1 %). Explanation: To find the frictional force, F friction = N , we need to find N from vertical force balance. Note that N is in the same direction as the y component of F and opposite the force of gravity.Thus F sin + N = m g so that N = m g- F sin . Thus the friction force is vector F friction =- N =- ( m g- F sin ) . The work done by friction is then W = vector F friction vectors =-| f || s | =- ( m g- f sin ) s x =- . 184[(16 . 7 kg) (9 . 8 m / s 2 )- (114 N) sin 33 . 6 ] (50 . 5 m) =- 934 . 528 J . Question 3, chap 7, sect 1. part 1 of 1 10 points If 2.2 J of work is done in raising a 180 g apple, how far is it lifted? Correct answer: 1 . 24844 m (tolerance 1 %). Explanation: Basic Concepts: W applied = F applied d cos = mgd since = 0 cos = 1. 1 J = 1 N m F = mg 1 N = 1 kg m / s 2 Given: W applied = 2 . 2 J m = 180 g g = 9 . 81 m / s 2 Solution: The force and displacement are parallel, so the distance is given by homework 05 HILL, WILLIAM Due: Oct 5 2007, 1:00 am 2 d = W applied mg = 2 . 2 J (180 g)(9 . 79 m / s 2 ) 1000 g 1 kg = 1 . 24844 m Question 4, chap 7, sect 1. part 1 of 1 10 points A tugboat exerts a constant force of 2900 N on a ship moving at constant speed through a harbor. How much work does the tugboat do on the ship if each moves a distance of 4 . 42 km? Correct answer: 12 . 818 MJ (tolerance 1 %). Explanation: Given : F net = 2900 N and d = 4 . 42 km . The net force F net = F x = F . The force and the displacement are parallel, so the net work is W net = F net d = (2900 N) (4 . 42 km) parenleftbigg 1000 m 1 km parenrightbigg parenleftbigg 1 MJ 10 6 J parenrightbigg = 12 . 818 MJ , since 1 J = 1 N m. Question 5, chap 7, sect 1....
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