A small circular object with mass m and radius r has a moment of inertia given by I = cmr^2. The object rolls without slipping along the track shown in the figure. The track ends with a ramp of height R = 3.0 m that launches the object vertically. The object starts from a height H = 9.0 m. To what maximum height will it rise after leaving the ramp if c = 0.30?
The answer is 7.62 m. How do I get this answer? Thank you in advance.
Physics - ajayb, Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 3:53am
How much is the ramp's inclination with the horizontal?
Physics - James, Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 1:18pm
It's not given.
Physics - James, Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 3:34pm
Actually since it's shot vertically upwards, the angle should be 90 degrees.
I was able to figure this question out. Thank you for trying to help.