Pressure Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. A large container has a bottom that is rectangular in area with dimensions of 5.00 m by 8.00
m. The container is filled with water to a depth of 1.00 m. A smaller container has a bottom
that is rectangular

Simple Harmonic Motion Worksheet
PHYS 410
1. The graph to the right is a position vs. time for
an object with mass m and attached to a spring
with spring constant k.
(a) Plot the position graph if m is increased
but the amplitude and k values are
unchange

Universal Gravity Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. Object 1 has mass M and is located at (0,0). Object 2 has mass 2M and is located
at (L,0). A third object with mass m is located at (L/3,0). Find the magnitude and
9 GMm
direction of the net gravit

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion Worksheet
PHYS 410
1. When designing tall building, mass dampers are added as an anti-sway device
during strong winds. A mass dampener may be modeled as a block attached to a
spring. Suppose the block has a mass of 2.72 10

Torque Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. Find the torque by force F about the axis shown on the 1.00
m long door. F is applied at the center of the door. Solve
using the geometric formula and also using the cross product
formula. -21.7 Nm
axis
F = 5

Buoyancy Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. A cube of wood 10.0 cm on a side is placed in water.
Then a cube of aluminum, with side of length L, is
placed on top of the wood so that the wood is completely
submerged but the aluminum is dry. See figure

Energy Equation Rotational Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. A thin rod of unknown length, L, is pinned to the ground at one of its end. See figure below.
The rod starts horizontally with an initial angular velocity of 0. When the rod is vertical, i

Work and Variable Forces Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. One part of shock absorber in a car consists of a Hookes Law spring with k =
20.0 N/mm.
(a) How much work does the spring do on the car as it stretches from its relaxed
length to 3.00 cm? -9

Static Equilibrium Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. The 2.00 m long beam below has a cable attached at
its center of mass. The tension force in the cable is
1500 N. Find the mass of the beam and both hinge
forces. M = 209 kg, V = 750 N, H = 750 N
3

Rotational Kinetic Energy Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. Find the moment of inertia values, for the three rigid bodies shown below. Assume the mass
of the connecting rods is negligible. The lengths given are lengths of the connecting rods.
Assume

Rotational Quantities Worksheet
PHYS 410
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1. A rigid body consists of two disks that are fastened to a thin rod as shown in the figure
below. At the instant shown, disk 1 has a tangential velocity of -0.500 m/s. and disk 2 has a
tangentia

Angular Momentum Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. The system in the figure to the right rotates about the z-axis with
angular velocity z . Find the system angular momentum in terms
of m and d. Ignore the mass of the connecting rod and treat the
obj

Work Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. In a automated assembly line, a machine applies a force on a 4.00 kg package of
Fby machine/on package = 2.00, 4.00, 6.00 N , moving it through a displacement of
s = 2.50, 1.50, 3.00 m .
(a) How much work is do

Conservation of Angular Momentum Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. In the figure on the left, a thin square plate with a mass of 2.00 kg is hinged to rotate around
the axis shown. The figure on the right shows a side view of the plate as a 500 g cla

Momentum Conservation Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. A 5.00 g bullet with a speed of 600 m/s approaches a box with a mass of 2.00 kg. See
before figure below. The bullet bores through the box and emerges from the box moving
at 500 m/s. See after

Kinetic Energy and Work Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. A ball with mass m is thrown upward with a speed of 15.0 m/s. Use the WorkKinetic Energy Theorem to find the maximum height of the ball. Ignore air
resistance so that only the gravity force a

Elastic Collisions Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. Two blocks are headed towards each other and have an elastic collision. See figures below.
300 g
v0 = ?
500 g
2.00 m/s
v=?
3.00 m/s
before
after
(a) Find v0 and v. v0 = 2.00 m/s, v = 1.00 m/s
(b)

Energy and Momentum Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. A small ball of clay with mass m is tied to a string of length L which is held horizontal as
shown below. The ball is then released and collides with a stationary ball of clay with mass
2m. See f

Elastic Potential Energy Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. In a pinball game, a spring with k = 250 N/m, is compressed 15.0 cm and used to launch a
0.500 kg ball, from rest, up a ramp as shown in the figure below. What is the maximum
height, h, the

Energy Conservation Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. A 2.00 kg ball is launched upward from a height of 10.0 m above the ground with
a speed of 10.0 m/s. Take y = 0 to be at ground level.
(a) What is the balls speed when it has moved up 3.00 m? 6.4

Inelastic Collisions Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. Two blocks collide and stick together as shown in the figures below.
300 g
1.00 m/s 2.00 m/s
M=?
1.00 m/s
before
after
(a) Find the unknown mass. 600 g
(b) How much system kinetic energy is lost

Energy Loss Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. A 70.0 kg baseball player begins her slide 5.00 m from home plate. When she
reaches home plate, she has a speed of 1.00 m/s. If she started her slide with a
speed of 4.00 m/s, what is the coefficient of

Two-Dimensional Momentum Conservation Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. A small car and an SUV have an inelastic collision where they stick together and move as
one unit after the collision. See figure below.
1200 kg
21.0 m/s
14.0 m/s
40.00
900 kg

HW 2 Solutions
2.7.
(a) I DENTIFY :
Calculate the average velocity using Eq. (2.2).
x
S ET U P : vav-x =
so use x(t )
t
E XECUTE : t = 0 : x = 0
to find the displacement x for this time interval.
t = 10.0 s: x = (2.40 m/s 2 )(10.0 s) 2 (0.120 m/s3 )(10.0

Analytical Solution to Pb 1
The equations derived in class were for a CCW motion. In this problem, the rotation is CW so we
must derive a different set of equations. Lets define as the angle
B
measured CW from the positive x-axis. This is so we match the

Free Body Diagrams and N3L Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
Look at the two forces you identified in 1a on the worksheet Free Body Diagrams and
N2L. One of these forces is the normal force by the table on the book, nby table/on book. The
second force

Uniform Circular Motion Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
W ork out the answers on a separate sheet of paper and staple this sheet to the front before
you turn in your work. Dont forget to include the names of everyone in your group so you
all get cred

Tension Forces
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
1. A woman pulls a strap fastened to a 5.00 kg suitcase. See figure below. When she pulls at an
angle of = 30.00, the suitcase starts from rest and moves 2.80 m in 2.00s. During this
motion, the friction force has

Vector Addition Worksheet
PHYS 410
First /Last Names
W ork out the answers on a separate sheet of paper and staple this sheet to the front before
you turn in your work. Dont forget to include the names of everyone in your group so you
all get credit.
1. Y