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December 13, 2013

# Posts by COFFEE

Total # Posts: 127

Physics/Math
A stuntman drives a car (without negative lift) over the top of a hill, the cross section of which can be approximated by a circle of radius R = 110 m. What is the greatest speed at which he can drive without the car leaving the road at the top of the hill?

Physics/Math
A certain string can withstand a maximum tension of 43 N without breaking. A child ties a 0.37 kg stone to one end and, holding the other end, whirls the stone in a vertical circle of radius 0.91 m, slowly increasing the speed until the string breaks. Where is the stone on its...

Physics/Math
A bicyclist travels in a circle of radius 35.0 m at a constant speed of 7.00 m/s. The bicycle-rider mass is 72.0 kg. Calculate the magnitude of the force of friction on the bicycle from the road. Calculate the magnitude of the net force on the bicycle from the road.

Re: Physics/Math
Calculate the ratio of the drag force on a passenger jet flying with a speed of 750 km/h at an altitude of 10 km to the drag force on a prop-driven transport flying at one-fifth the speed and half the altitude of the jet. At 10 km the density of air is 0.38 kg/m3 and at 5.0 km...

Re: Physics/Math
A 3.0 kg block, initially in motion, is pushed along a horizontal floor by a force F of magnitude 18 N at an angle = 45° with the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and floor is 0.25. (Assume the positive direction is to the right.) Calculate...

Re: Physics/Math
A 17 N horizontal force F pushes a block weighing 6.0 N against a vertical wall. The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is 0.68, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.48. Assume that the block is not moving initially. Will the block move? In u...

Physics/Math
A 17 N horizontal force F pushes a block weighing 6.0 N against a vertical wall. The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is 0.68, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.48. Assume that the block is not moving initially. Will the block move? In u...

Physics/Math
A 3.0 kg block, initially in motion, is pushed along a horizontal floor by a force F of magnitude 18 N at an angle = 45° with the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and floor is 0.25. (Assume the positive direction is to the right.) Calculate...

Physics/Math
Calculate the ratio of the drag force on a passenger jet flying with a speed of 750 km/h at an altitude of 10 km to the drag force on a prop-driven transport flying at one-fifth the speed and half the altitude of the jet. At 10 km the density of air is 0.38 kg/m3 and at 5.0 km...

Physics/Math
In a pickup game of dorm shuffleboard, students crazed by final exams use a broom to propel a calculus book along the dorm hallway. If the 3.6 kg book is pushed from rest through a distance of 0.90 m by the horizontal 22 N force from the broom and then has a speed of 1.60 m/s,...

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