487_Physics ProblemsTechnical Physics

487_Physics ProblemsTechnical Physics - Chapter 16 P16.52...

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Chapter 16 489 P16.52 Assuming the incline to be frictionless and taking the positive x -direction to be up the incline: FTM g x =− = sin θ 0 or the tension in the string is TM g = sin The speed of transverse waves in the string is then v T Mg MgL m m L == = µ θθ sin sin The time interval for a pulse to travel the string’s length is t L v L m MgL mL Mg = sin sin P16.53 Energy is conserved as the block moves down distance x : KU U E KU U Mgx kx x Mg k gs ++ += + ++=++ = ej top
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