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Unformatted text preview: homework 14 YOO, HEE Due: Feb 21 2008, 4:00 am 1 Question 1, chap 6, sect 99. part 1 of 1 10 points A car with mass 828 kg passes over a bump in a road that follows the arc of a circle of radius 45 . 8 m as shown in the figure. The acceleration of gravity is 9 . 8 m / s 2 . 4 5 . 8 m v 828 kg What is the maximum speed the car can have as it passes the highest point of the bump before losing contact with the road? Correct answer: 21 . 1858 m / s (tolerance 1 %). Explanation: At the highest point, we have mg N = mv 2 r , where N is the normal force. To get the maximum speed, we need N = 0 . Therefore, v max = g r = radicalBig (9 . 8 m / s 2 ) (45 . 8 m) = 21 . 1858 m / s . Question 2, chap 6, sect 99. part 1 of 2 10 points A small sphere of mass m is connected to the end of a cord of length r and rotates in a vertical circle about a fixed point O. The tension force exerted by the cord on the sphere is denoted by T . r O What is the correct equation for the forces in the radial direction when the cord makes an angle with the vertical? 1. T mg cos = + mv 2 r correct 2. T mg sin = + mv 2 r 3. T mg sin = + mv 2 r cos 4. None of these 5. T + mg cos = + mv 2 r 6. T + mg sin = + mv 2 r 7. T mg sin = + mv 2 r tan 8. T mg sin = mv 2 r 9. T mg sin = mv 2 r tan Explanation: O mg T The centripetal force is F c = mv 2 r . This centripetal force is provided by the ten sion force and the radial component of the weight. In this case, they are in opposite homework 14 YOO, HEE Due: Feb 21 2008, 4:00 am 2 direction, so F c = mv 2 r = T mg cos . Question 3, chap 6, sect 99. part 2 of 2 10 points Hint: To solve this part, first find both the radial and the tangential component of the acceleration. The magnitude of a , the total acceleration, is 1.  vectora  = radicalBigg parenleftbigg T m parenrightbigg 2 cos 2 + g 2 sin 2 . 2.  vectora  = radicalBigg parenleftbigg T m parenrightbigg 2 2 g cos T m + g 2 . cor rect 3.  vectora  = radicalBigg parenleftbigg T m parenrightbigg 2 + g 2 cos 2 . 4. None of these 5.  vectora  = radicalBigg parenleftbigg T m parenrightbigg 2 + g 2 . 6.  vectora  = radicalBigg parenleftbigg T m parenrightbigg 2 sin 2 + g 2 cos 2 . 7.  vectora  = radicalBigg parenleftbigg T m parenrightbigg 2 + 2 g cos T m + g 2 ....
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course PHY 303K taught by Professor Turner during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
 Spring '08
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 Acceleration, Mass, Work

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