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Homework Help: physics

Posted by Steven on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 12:52pm.

A bungee jumper jumps from a bridge with a 3 m long bungee cord. Once the cord starts to stretch, it acts like an ideal spring with coefficient of elasticity k=100 N/m. What should be the minimum height of the bridge in m so that this jump is safe for the jumper?

Details and assumptions
The jumper has a mass of 80 kg.
The acceleration of gravity is −9.8 m/s^2.
There are at least two ways to solve this problem.
Treat the jumper as a point mass at the end of the cord.

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