Quiz1_Problem_Solution - Name: MIE100S Summer 2006 Quiz 1...

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Name: Student Number: Page 1 of 2 MIE100S – Summer 2006 Quiz 1 May 15, 2006 Open Textbook, Nonprogrammable calculator – no other aids allowed Show all work Question 1 - A motorcycle patrolman starts from rest at A two seconds after a car, speeding at the constant rate of 120 km/h, passes point A. The patrolman accelerates at the rate of 6 m/s 2 until he reaches the maximum permissible speed of 150 km/h, which he maintains. Calculate the distance s from point A to the point at which he overtakes the car. A
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Quiz 1 - Solution Motorcycle Patrolman const_acc 6 m sec 2 . max_speed 150 km hr . Speeder const_speed 120 km hr . Distance to 150 km per hour time_150 max_speed () const_acc time_150 6.944 s = dist_150 0 m . 0m . 0.5 const_acc . time_150 2 . dist_150 144.676 m = Car will have travelled - time to 150 plus 2 seconds car_travel const_speed time_150 2 sec . . car_travel 298.148 m = Distances have to be the same - therefore motorcycle continues chasing car added_time car_travel dist_150 max_speed const_speed motor_travel dist_150 max_speed added_time .
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This note was uploaded on 06/22/2008 for the course ENGINEEIRI MIE100 taught by Professor Sullivin during the Spring '08 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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