AE 262 DYNAMICS
2010-2011 SPRING SEMESTER
HOMEWORK#1
Given: 03.03.2011
Due: 15.03.2010 at 10:30
Submit to: Levent Ünlüsoy
Q.1)
Block C starts from rest and moves downward with a constant acceleration.
Knowing that after 5 s the velocity of block A relative to block D is 2.4 m/s, determine
(a)
the acceleration of block C,
(b)
the acceleration of portion
E
of the cable.
Q.2)
A model rocket is launched from point
A
with an initial velocity v
0
of 86 m/s. If
the rocket’s descent parachute does not deploy an
d the rocket lands 104 m from A,
determine (a) the angle α that v
0
forms with the vertical,
(b)
the maximum height
h
reached by the rocket, (c) the duration of the flight.

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