Quiz06_13solutions

What is the value of the mechanical energy of the

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: s circular track (1/4 circle from A to B, radius R = 0.500 m). (a) Is mechanical energy conserved when it is moving on the track? What is the value of the mechanical energy of the ball? (b) What is the centripetal acceleration of the ball when it begins to move along the circular track (Position A)? (c) What is the highest point the ball can reach? Solution: (a) Yes, mechanical energy is conserved: 1 1 E = Eel = k Δx 2 = (49 N / m)(...
View Full Document

This document was uploaded on 03/12/2014 for the course PHYS 221 at Iowa State.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online