PS2-4 - Problem Set 2: Problem 4. Problem: A girl riding on...

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Unformatted text preview: Problem Set 2: Problem 4. Problem: A girl riding on a ferris wheel throws a ball with initial speed v o vertically upward as indicated in the figure and catches the ball at a time when her seat is at an angle to the horizontal. The ferris wheel has radius R and has a constant angular rotation rate . You can ignore effects of friction on the balls motion. (a) Set up an equation from which can be determined. Your equations coefficients should be in terms of v o , , R and gravitational acceleration, g . The equation should involve both sin and cos it cannot be solved in closed form. (b) Assuming the girl catches the ball when = 0 o , determine v o as a function of , R and g . R .......................................................................................................................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................ . . . . . . . . . . ....
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