Friday
March 24, 2017

Post a New Question

Posted by on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 12:14pm.

an experimental rocket plane lands on skids on a dry lake bed. it is traveling at 80.0 m/s when it touches down, how far does it slide before it comes to a stop? assume the coeffcient of kinetic friction between the skids and the lake is .600

  • physics - , Monday, March 5, 2012 at 12:23pm

    initial K.E. = work done against friction

    (1/2)M Vo^2 = M*g*U*X

    U is the friction coefficient (0.600) Vo is the initial velocity
    Mass M cancels out.

    Solve for X

    X = Vo^2/(2*g*U)

Answer This Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

More Related Questions

Post a New Question