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Unformatted text preview: Problem 1 (25 Points) (a lOpts) A bar of aluminum has a length of 2 m and a crosssectional area of 1 x 10‘4 m2. If the macrosc0pic
spring stiffness of the bar is equal to 3.1 x 106 N/m, what is the Young’s modulus of aluminum. [AT/1’ A (leq M2) n... y, F/A : kL , (slump/Mm”) i=éan (b lOpts) The density of aluminum is 2.7 g/cm3 and the atomic mass is 27 g/mol. What is the interatomic
spring stiffness for aluminum? (c 5pts) If you hit one end of the aluminum bar with a hammer, how long does it take before the other end
of the bar experiences this perturbation? If you were unable to complete part (b), express your answer in
terms of ksﬂ. (2»Sexlo"°m> Problem 2 (25 Points) A block of mass m hangs from two identical springs each with spring stiffness ks, as show in the accompa
nying ﬁgure. How much does each spring stretch when the block is in static equilibrium? Problem 3 (25 Points) A Ferris wheel is a vertical, circular amuse
ment ride with radius 5 m. The Ferris wheel
rotates clockwise at a constant rate, going
around once in 10 s. Consider a rider whose
mass is 75 kg and sitting in the fourth seat.
Note that the ﬁgure is not to scale and the an gle between seat four and seat ﬁve is actually
6 = 40°. (a 4pts) In the space provided draw a diagram indicating the forces acting on the rider in the fourth seat.
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seat? Explain how you know this. of» Maw: maa‘lfrqwzmk
dt 1 R R 71 H (d 8pts) What is the parallel and perpendicular component of the contact force exerted by the fourth seat
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With what angular speed must the Ferris wheel be turning so that this rider feels weightless? Rwy Leah Nastle NM 5:0
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where c is the speed of light. A constant force brings this electron to a complete stop. What is the change in kinetic ener of the electron? " 2 s  _
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remains constant. Once the electron is moving at this ﬁnal speed, it enters a region containing a strong
magnetic ﬁeld. The result of the interaction between the electron and the magnetic ﬁeld is that the path
of the electron begins to curve. Since the speed remains unaltered, which components of the rate of change of momentum change and why? ' e ‘ f“ "
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m. If the magnitude of the perpendicular component of the force acting on the electron at this instant is
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