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Unformatted text preview: cerutti (cpc566) HW11 TSOI (58160) 1 This printout should have 19 questions. Multiplechoice questions may continue on the next column or page find all choices before answering. 001 10.0 points A body oscillates with simple harmonic mo tion along the xaxis. Its displacement varies with time according to the equation x ( t ) = A sin( t + ) . If A = 5 m, = 3 . 107 rad / s, and = 1 . 0472 rad, what is the acceleration of the body at t = 3 s? Note: The argument of the sine function is in radians rather than degrees. Correct answer: 39 . 0757 m / s 2 . Explanation: Let : A = 5 m , = 3 . 107 rad / s , = 1 . 0472 rad , and t = 3 s . x = A sin( t + ) v = dx dt = A cos( t + ) a = dv dt = 2 A sin( t + ) = 2 A sin( t + ) = (3 . 107 rad / s) 2 (5 m) sin[(3 . 107 rad / s)(3 s) + 1 . 0472 rad] = 39 . 0757 m / s 2 . 002 10.0 points A mass attached to a spring executes sim ple harmonic motion in a horizontal plane with an amplitude of 3 . 48 m. At a point 1 . 1832 m away from the equilibrium, the mass has speed 2 . 4 m / s. What is the period of oscillation of the mass? Consider equations for x ( t ) and v ( t ) and use sin 2 +cos 2 = 1 to calculate . Correct answer: 8 . 56786 s. Explanation: Let A = 3 . 48 m , x = 1 . 1832 m , and v = 2 . 4 m / s . The simplest solution uses the equation for simple harmonic motion x ( t ) = A sin( t ) , and its time derivative v ( t ) = dx dt = A cos( t ) . For any angle (such as the phase angle t ) sin 2 ( t ) + cos 2 ( t ) = 1 , so parenleftBig x A parenrightBig 2 + parenleftBig v A parenrightBig 2 = 1 , and parenleftBig v parenrightBig 2 = A 2 x 2 . Consequently, = v A 2 x 2 = 2 . 4 m / s radicalbig (3 . 48 m) 2 (1 . 1832 m) 2 = 0 . 733344 s 1 and T = 2 = 2 . 733344 s 1 = 8 . 56786 s . 003 (part 1 of 2) 10.0 points A 1 . 94 kg object on a frictionless horizontal track is attached to the end of a horizontal spring whose force constant is 4 . 73 N / m. The object is displaced 3 . 04 m to the right from its equilibrium position and then released, which initiates simple harmonic motion. What is the magnitude of the force acting on the object 3 . 99 s after it is released? Correct answer: 14 . 359 N. Explanation: cerutti (cpc566) HW11 TSOI (58160) 2 Let : A = 3 . 04 m , k = 4 . 73 N / m , m = 1 . 94 kg , and t = 3 . 99 s . The block exhibits simple harmonic motion, so the displacement is x = A cos( t ) where the angular frequency is = radicalbigg k m . Thus the force is F = k x = k A cos parenleftBigg radicalbigg k m t parenrightBigg = (4 . 73 N / m) (3 . 04 m) cos bracketleftBigg radicalBigg 4 . 73 N / m 1 . 94 kg (3 . 99 s) bracketrightBigg = 14 . 359 N a force of 14 . 359 N directed to the left....
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