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July 2, 2015

July 2, 2015

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**Physics (Circular Motion!!)**

Astronauts use a centrifuge to simulate the acceleration of a rocket launch. The centrifuge takes 30.0 s to speed up from rest to its top speed of 1 rotation every 1.10 s. the astronaut is strapped into a seat 7.40 m from the axis. A) What is the astronaut's tangential ...
*September 2, 2010 by George*

**Physics**

Astronauts use a centrifuge to simulate the acceleration of a rocket launch. The centrifuge takes 40.0s to speed up from rest to its top speed of 1 rotation every 1.40s . The astronaut is strapped into a seat 4.50m from the axis. What is the astronaut's tangential acceleration...
*February 7, 2011 by Fred*

**Physics**

A centrifuge takes 100 s to spin up from rest to its final angular speed with constant angular acceleration. If a point located 8.00 cm from the axis of rotation of the centrifuge moves with a speed of 150 m/s when the centrifuge is at full speed, how many revolutions does the...
*June 24, 2012 by Bloom*

**PHYSICS**

To simulate the extreme accelerations during launch, astronauts train in a large centrifuge. If the centrifuge diameter is 13.5m , what should be its rotation period to produce a centripetal acceleration of If the centrifuge diameter is 13.5m , what should be its rotation ...
*September 14, 2013 by Amy*

**physics**

To simulate the extreme accelerations during launch, astronauts train in a large centrifuge. If the centrifuge diameter is 13.5m , what should be its rotation period to produce a centripetal acceleration of If the centrifuge diameter is 13.5m , what should be its rotation ...
*September 14, 2013 by Amy*

**PHYSICS!!!**

To simulate the extreme accelerations during launch, astronauts train in a large centrifuge. If the centrifuge diameter is 13.5m , what should be its rotation period to produce a centripetal acceleration of If the centrifuge diameter is 13.5m , what should be its rotation ...
*September 14, 2013 by Amy*

**physics**

You are designing a centrifuge to spin at a rate of 13,880 rev/min. (a) Calculate the maximum centripetal acceleration that a test-tube sample held in the centrifuge arm 14.6 cm from the rotation axis must withstand. (b) It takes 1 min, 17 s for the centrifuge to spin up to ...
*August 31, 2011 by lindsey*

**Physics**

We saw in Example 5.7 how a centrifuge can be used to separate cells from a liquid. To increase the speed at which objects can be separated from solution, it is useful to make the centrifuge’s speed as large as possible. If you want to design a centrifuge of diameter 68 cm to ...
*September 20, 2011 by Rose*

**Physics**

(b)A centrifuge has a maximum rotation rate of 10,000 rpm and can be stopped in 4 seconds. Assume the deceleration is uniform. The centrifuge radius is 8 cm. (i)What is the average angular acceleration of the centrifuge? (2%) (ii)What is the distance that a point on the ...
*August 12, 2010 by Oisin*

**physics**

A centrifuge takes 1 minute to turn through 20 complete revolutions before reaching it's final speed. What is the angular acceleration (assumed constant) and what was it's final angular speed in rpm? How do I solve this without knowing the radius of the centrifuge?
*March 25, 2011 by Mark*

**Physics**

Find the centripetal acceleration at the top of a test tube in a centrifuge, given that the top is 4.5 from the axis of rotation and that its linear speed is 76 .
*November 3, 2011 by Chris*

**Physics**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3500 rpm (revolutions per minute). When switched off, it rotates 70.0 times before coming to rest. Find the constant angular acceleration of the centrifuge. (Assume the initial direction of rotation is the ...
*October 14, 2010 by Gina*

**Physics HELP!**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3500 rev/ min. When switched off, it rotates through 41.0 revolutions before coming to rest. (a) Find the angular speed in rad/s. (b) Find the displacement in radians. (c) Find the constant angular ...
*October 26, 2012 by Mel*

**physics**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3800 rev/min. When switched off, it rotates through 46.0 revolutions before coming to rest. Find the constant angular acceleration of the centrifuge. in 1 rad/s2
*October 22, 2010 by john*

**physics**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3500 rev/min. When switched off, it rotates through 54.0 revolutions before coming to rest. Find the constant angular acceleration of the centrifuge in rad/s^2.
*November 28, 2010 by angie*

**Physics- Elena please help!!!!**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3500 rev/ min. When switched off, it rotates through 41.0 revolutions before coming to rest. (a) Find the angular speed in rad/s. (b) Find the displacement in radians. (c) Find the constant angular ...
*October 29, 2012 by Tom*

**Physics**

A centrifuge is spinning at 3600 rev/min, and when turned off, it rotates 50 times before coming to a stop. A) What is the initial angular velocity? B) What is the angle (in radians) that the centrifuge passes through before stopping? C) What is the angular acceleration? D) ...
*March 5, 2008 by Mike*

**Physics**

A centrifuge is spinning at 3600 rev/min, and when turned off, it rotates 50 times before coming to a stop. A) What is the initial angular velocity? B) What is the angle (in radians) that the centrifuge passes through before stopping? C) What is the angular acceleration? D) ...
*March 5, 2008 by Mike*

**Physics**

A centrifuge is a common laboratory instrument that separates components of differing densities in solution. This is accomplished by spinning a sample around in a circle with a large angular speed. Suppose that after a centrifuge in a medical laboratory is turned off, it ...
*October 23, 2011 by Jc*

**physics**

1. A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3650 rev/min. When switched off, it rotates through 50.0 revolutions before coming to rest. Find the constant angular acceleration of the centrifuge. 2. A ball of mass 0.120 kg is dropped from rest from a ...
*July 6, 2008 by Elisa*

**physics**

A centrifuge is a common laboratory instrument that separates components of differing densities in solution. This is accomplished by spinning a sample around in a circle with a large angular speed. Suppose that after a centrifuge in a medical laboratory is turned off, it ...
*November 3, 2011 by marie*

**Physics**

The frequency of a centrifuge is 60 Hz and its radius is 0.15 m. What is the centripetal acceleration of an object in the centrifuge at a distance of 0.15 m from the center?
*September 23, 2013 by ss01*

**Physics**

A typical laboratory centrifuge rotates at 4100 rpm. Test tubes have to be placed into a centrifuge very carefully because of the very large accelerations. (a) What is the acceleration at the end of a test tube that is 11 cm from the axis of rotation? dropped from a height of ...
*October 7, 2012 by Mark*

**Physics**

How to solve? 2. A 70.0 kg astronaut is training for accelerations that he will experience upon reentry. He is placed in a centrifuge (r = 10.0 m) and spun at a constant angular velocity of 16.3 rpm. Answer the following: a. What is the angular velocity of the centrifuge in ...
*May 20, 2014 by Josh*

**physics**

A centrifuge is revolving at the rate 10,000rpm. The radius of revolution for a 0.100-g particle being separated is 8.00 cm. a) Identify the given quantities with their symbols and units. b) What is the angular speed in radians per second? c) What is the linear speed in meters...
*October 25, 2011 by karen*

**Physics**

(b)A centrifuge has a maximum rotation rate of 10,000 rpm and can be stopped in 4 seconds. Assume the deceleration is uniform. The centrifuge radius is 8 cm. What is the distance that a point on the rim travels during deceleration?
*August 9, 2010 by Oisin*

**Physics**

An advertisement claims that a centrifuge can produce a radial acceleration of 3,524g at 4,608 rev/min. Calculate the required radius of the centrifuge.
*April 6, 2008 by Charlie*

**Physics**

Pilots can be tested for the stresses of flying high-speed jets in a whirling "human centrifuge," which takes 1.8 min to turn through 21 complete revolutions before reaching its final speed. 1. What is the angular acceleration?(rev/min^2) 2. What is the final angular speed in ...
*March 5, 2012 by Ben*

**Physics**

A centrifuge can be used to separate cells from a liquid. To increase the rate at which objects can be separated from solution, it is useful to make the centrifuge's speed as large as possible. If you want to design a centrifuge of diameter 1.4 m to have a force of 128,000 ...
*June 14, 2013 by Jody*

**physics help ; )**

1.(a)A centrifuge accelerates from rest with an angular acceleration of 30rad/s^2.What is the angular velocity of the centrifuge after 30s?(b)The angular velocity of an auto mobile engine accelerates from 800rpm to 3000rpm in 15s.calaculate the engines angular acceleration. ...
*November 14, 2006 by stefani*

**physics**

Find the linear speed of the bottom of a test tube in a centrifuge if the centripetal acceleration there is 5.5×104 times the acceleration of gravity. The distance from the axis of rotation to the bottom of the test tube is 8.0 .
*March 25, 2011 by christina*

**Physics**

Find the linear speed of the bottom of a test tube in a centrifuge if the centripetal acceleration there is 5.1×104 times the acceleration of gravity. The distance from the axis of rotation to the bottom of the test tube is 7.7 .
*November 3, 2011 by Chris*

**physics**

Find the linear speed of the bottom of a test tube in a centrifuge if the centripetal acceleration there is 5.4×104 times the acceleration of gravity. The distance from the axis of rotation to the bottom of the test tube is 7.9cm.
*October 29, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

An astronaut is inside a rocket that is blasting off vertically from the launch pad. You want this rocket to reach the speed of sound (331 m/s) as quickly as possible, but you also do not want the astronaut to black out. Medical tests have shown that astronauts are in danger ...
*February 22, 2012 by Jen*

**Physics I**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 75.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 61.2° above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 11.0 m high wall, which is located 20.5 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*February 7, 2010 by tiffany*

**physics**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 75.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 57.6¡ã above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 11.0 m high wall, which is located 25.5 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*October 24, 2010 by myx*

**physics**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 75.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 64.7¡ã above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 11.0 m high wall, which is located 25.0 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*October 24, 2010 by hy*

**physics**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 75.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 59.7° above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 11.0 m high wall, which is located 28.5 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*January 18, 2012 by Kelly*

**physics**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 75.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 68.0° above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 11.0 m high wall, which is located 26.5 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*January 19, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 75.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 68.6° above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 11.0 m high wall, which is located 26.0 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*February 3, 2012 by Cody*

**physics**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 70.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 40.0 ° above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 14.0-m high wall, which is located 21.0 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*October 9, 2012 by cayla*

**physics**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 91.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 49.0 ° above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 21.4-m high wall, which is located 25.0 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*February 6, 2013 by louis*

**physics**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 91.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 49.0 ° above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 21.4-m high wall, which is located 25.0 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*February 7, 2013 by louis AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA*

**physics**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 54.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 63.0 ° above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 52.8-m high wall, which is located 37.0 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*June 23, 2013 by louis aaaa*

**Physics**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 50.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 46.0 ° above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 18.7-m high wall, which is located 23.0 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*September 7, 2013 by WR*

**Physics**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 96.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 35.0 ° above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 15.2-m high wall, which is located 32.0 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*September 15, 2013 by Katy*

**physics**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 75.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 60.0º above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 15.0 m high wall, which is located 27.0 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*September 19, 2013 by paul*

**henry ford**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 74.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 68.0 ° above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 49.8-m high wall, which is located 32.0 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*May 25, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

How fast (in rpm) must a centrifuge rotate if a particle 8.55 cm from the axis of rotation is to experience an acceleration of 1000 g's? (use 9.8 m/s^2) You may assume constant angular velocity.
*March 17, 2015 by Sarah*

**Physics **

On a planet that has no atmosphere, a rocket 14.2 m tall is resting on its launch pad. Freefall acceleration on the planet is 4.45 m/s2. A ball is dropped from the top of the rocket with zero initial velocity. (a) How long does it take to reach the launch pad? (b) What is the ...
*October 20, 2010 by Maria *

**physics**

A rocket is fired at a speed of 70.0 m/s from ground level, at an angle of 40.0 ° above the horizontal. The rocket is fired toward an 14.0-m high wall, which is located 21.0 m away. The rocket attains its launch speed in a negligibly short period of time, after which its ...
*October 9, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A rocket blasts off vertically from rest on the launch pad with an upward acceleration of 2.30 m/s^2. At 10.0 s after blastoff, the engines suddenly fail, which means that the force they produce instantly stops. How high above the launch pad will the rocket eventually go? got ...
*September 16, 2006 by Josh*

**Physics**

A rocket blasts off vertically from rest on the launch pad with an upward acceleration of 2.30 . At 10.0 after blastoff, the engines suddenly fail, which means that the force they produce instantly stops. How high above the launch pad will the rocket eventually go? Find the ...
*September 10, 2006 by JC*

**physics**

How fast (in ) must a centrifuge rotate if a particle 8.00 from the axis of rotation is to experience an acceleration of 117000 's?
*February 10, 2011 by Tara*

**physics**

Human blood contains plasma, platelets, and blood cells. To separate the plasma from other components, centrifugation is used. Effective centrifugation requires subjecting blood to an acceleration of 2000g or more. In this situation, assume that blood is contained in test ...
*August 31, 2011 by lindsey*

**physics**

revolving astronomer are subjected to acceleration by force the centripetal force against the centrifuge the radius of the centrifuge is 10 M .Calculate centripetal force on an astronaunt of mass 9.9 KG?
*January 15, 2014 by samra deme*

**college**

How fast (in rpm) must a centrifuge rotate if a particle 8.2 cm from the axis of rotation is to experience an acceleration of 200000 g 's?
*October 29, 2010 by Sasha*

**Physics**

How fast (in rpm ) must a centrifuge rotate if a particle 8.00 from the axis of rotation is to experience an acceleration of 117000g's?
*February 10, 2011 by Sam*

**Physics **

a blood centrifuge starts from rest and attains a rotational speed of 3400 rpm after 50 seconds. 1) determine average angular acceleration of the centrifgue 2) a 3ml blood sample is contained in a test tube at distance 37.5mm from the centreline. Calculate average centripetal ...
*April 7, 2015 by Presh*

**physics**

hi i have a physics question i dont understand here is the question A sample of blood is placed in a centrifuge of radius 15 cm. the mass of the corpuscle is 3.0*10^-16 kg, and the magnitude of the force required to make it settle out of the plasma is 4.0X10^-11 N. At how many...
*January 2, 2007 by becky*

**Physics**

What angular speed (in revolutions/second) is needed for a centrifuge to produce an acceleration of 1000g at a radius arm of 15.0cm?
*June 8, 2010 by Katie*

**Physics**

What angular speed (in revolutions/second) is needed for a centrifuge to produce an acceleration of 1000g at a radius arm of 15.0cm?
*October 31, 2010 by Tommy*

**Physics**

How fast (in rpm) must a centrifuge rotate if a particle 9.00cm from the axis of rotation is to experience an acceleration of 115,000g's?
*February 23, 2011 by Emily Grossman*

**Physics**

The Spent Rocket Parts: During launches, rockets often discard parts. A certain rocket starts from rest on the launch pad and accelerates upward at a steady 3.3 m/s2. When it is 235 m above the launch pad, the rocket discards a used fuel canister by simply disconnecting it. ...
*November 20, 2012 by Zalak*

**physics**

A laboratory centrifuge on earth makes n rpm and produces an acceleration of 3.20 g at its outer end. A) What is the acceleration (in g's, i.e., acceleration divided by g) at a point halfway out to the end? B) This centrifuge is now used in a space capsule on the planet ...
*November 26, 2010 by Steph*

**physics**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3300 rev/ min. When switched off, it rotates through 59.0 revolutions before coming to rest. (a) Find the angular speed in rad/s.
*November 4, 2012 by Anonymous*

**college physics**

How fast (in rpm) must a centrifuge rotate if a particle 9.50 cm from the axis of rotation is to experience an acceleration of 113000 g's? Need help please.
*May 3, 2010 by peyton*

**Physics**

How do you solve this problem? How fast (in rpm) must a centrifuge rotate if a particle 9.00cm from the axis of rotation is to experience an acceleration of 115,000 g's?
*February 21, 2011 by Emily Grossman*

**physic**

Consider a rocket in space that ejects burned fuel at a speed of 1.5 km/s with respect to the rocket. The rocket burns 9 % of its mass in 310 s (assume the burn rate is constant). (a) What is the speed of the rocket after a burn time of 155.0 s? (suppose that the rocket starts...
*December 6, 2013 by juanpro*

**Physics**

Consider a rocket in space that ejects burned fuel at a speed of vex= 2.0 km/s with respect to the rocket. The rocket burns 8 % of its mass in 300 s (assume the burn rate is constant). (a) What is the speed v of the rocket after a burn time of 150.0 s? (suppose that the rocket...
*December 6, 2013 by KS*

**physics**

I really need help with these questions. My teacher doesn't provide me with anything to go on only some formulas and maybe 3 examples. It would be greatly appreciated! 1. Find the speed of a rock which is thrown off the top of a 20 m tall building at 15 m/s when it makes ...
*June 28, 2015 by #%$*

**physics**

A certain centrifuge produces a centripetal acceleration of magnitude exactly 1090g at a point 12.3 cm from the axis of rotation. Find the number of revolutions per second.
*September 9, 2013 by yaya*

**physics**

a certain centrifuge produce a centripetal acceleration of magnigtude exactly 1410g at a point 12.3 cm from the axis of rotation. find the number of revolutions per second
*November 25, 2013 by Anonymous*

**PHYSICS(elena)**

Consider a rocket in space that ejects burned fuel at a speed of vex= 1.5 km/s with respect to the rocket. The rocket burns 8 % of its mass in 280 s (assume the burn rate is constant). (a) What is the speed v of the rocket after a burn time of 140.0 s? (suppose that the rocket...
*December 8, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

a model rocket rises with constant accerleration to a height of 3.2 m, at which point its speed is 26.0 m/s. (a) how much time does it take for the rocket to reach this height? (b) what was the magnitude of the rocket's acceration? (c) find the height and speed of the rocket 0...
*November 18, 2011 by taylor*

**physics**

A model rocket is launched from rest with an upward acceleration of 5.50 m/s^2 and, due to a strong wind, a horizontal acceleration of 1.50m/s^2 . How far is the rocket from the launch pad 7.20 later when the rocket engine runs out of fuel?
*September 24, 2012 by katelin*

**PHYSICS IMP PLS**

Consider a rocket in space that ejects burned fuel at a speed of v_ex= 2.0 km/s with respect to the rocket. The rocket burns 10 % of its mass in 290 s (assume the burn rate is constant). (a) What is the speed of the rocket after a burn time of 145.0 s? (suppose that the rocket...
*December 8, 2013 by ROMA*

**physic (PLEASE READ)**

a model rocket rises with constant accerleration to a height of 3.2 m, at which point its speed is 26.0 m/s. (a) how much time does it take for the rocket to reach this height? (b) what was the magnitude of the rocket's acceration? (c) find the height and speed of the rocket 0...
*November 18, 2011 by taylor*

**physics**

2 runners accelerate from rest to their top speeds. The 1st runner pat has an acceleration of 5.9 m/s^2 and reaches her top speed in 4 sec. The second runner steven accelerates at 4.4m/s^2 and takes 6.5 sec to reach his top speed the 2 runners run flat out for the remainder of...
*December 20, 2012 by ty*

**Classical Mechanics Physics**

Consider a rocket in space that ejects burned fuel at a speed of vex= 1.5 km/s with respect to the rocket. The rocket burns 6 % of its mass in 310 s (assume the burn rate is constant). (a) What is the speed v of the rocket after a burn time of 155.0 s? (suppose that the rocket...
*December 6, 2013 by Anonymous*

**intro to physics**

a toy rocket moving vertically upward passes by a 2.2m- high window whose sill is 7.0m above the ground. the rocket takes 0.17s to travel the 2.2m height of the wondow part a): what was the launch speed of the rocket ? assume the propellant is burned very quickly at blastoff ...
*April 15, 2012 by emilia*

**Physics**

A 10.2 kg weather rocket generates a thrust of 200N. The rocket, pointing upward, is clamped to the top of a vertical spring. The bottom of the spring, whose spring constant is 500N/m, is anchored to the ground. a) Initially before the engine is ignited, the rocket sits at ...
*November 25, 2010 by Alexandra*

**physics**

A centrifuge has an inertia rotation of 7.24 * 10-3 kilogramsm2. How much energy must be supplied to take it from rest to 419 rad / s? KE = (1/2)(7.24 * 10-3)(419^2) is this correct.
*April 10, 2009 by jeff*

**phyics (PLEASE PLEASE READ)**

a model rocket rises with constant accerleration to a height of 3.2 m, at which point its speed is 26.0 m/s. (a) how much time does it take for the rocket to reach this height? (b) what was the magnitude of the rocket's acceration? (c) find the height and speed of the rocket 0...
*November 20, 2011 by taylor*

**physics**

A sample of blood is placed in a centrifuge of radius 20.0 cm. The mass of a red blood cell is 3.0 10-16 kg, and the magnitude of the force acting on it as it settles out of the plasma is 4.0 10-11 N. At how many revolutions per second should the centrifuge be operated?
*October 18, 2010 by Erica*

**physics!**

A centrifuge is a device in which a small container of material is rotated at a high speed on a circular path. Such a device is used in medical laboratories, for instance, to cause the more dense red blood cells to settle through the less dense blood serum and collect at the ...
*February 14, 2011 by Gina*

**Physics**

A centrifuge is a device in which small container of material is rotated at a high speed on a circular path. Such a device is a used in medical laboratories, for instance, to cause the more dense red blood cells to settle through the less dense blood serum and collect at the ...
*July 15, 2011 by Kelli*

**Physics**

A centrifuge is a device in which small container of material is rotated at a high speed on a circular path. Such a device is a used in medical laboratories, for instance, to cause the more dense red blood cells to settle through the less dense blood serum and collect at the ...
*July 15, 2011 by Kelli*

**Physics!!**

A centrifuge is a device in which small container of material is rotated at a high speed on a circular path. Such a device is a used in medical laboratories, for instance, to cause the more dense red blood cells to settle through the less dense blood serum and collect at the ...
*July 18, 2011 by Kelli*

**physics**

A centrifuge is a device in which a small container of material is rotated at a high speed on a circular path. Such a device is used in medical laboratories, for instance, to cause the more dense red blood cells to settle through the less dense blood serum and collect at the ...
*February 22, 2012 by Natasha*

**Physics**

A centrifuge is a device in which a small container of material is rotated at a high speed on a circular path. Such a device is used in medical laboratories, for instance, to cause the more dense red blood cells to settle through the less dense blood serum and collect at the ...
*October 3, 2013 by Tyler*

**science**

what happens to the G-force as the speed of the centrifuge increases?
*May 5, 2013 by kate*

**physics**

A laboratory centrifuge on earth makes n rpm (rev/min) and produces an acceleration of 3.30 g at its outer end. This centrifuge is now used in a space capsule on the planet Mercury, where g mercury is 0.378 what it is on earth. How many rpm (in terms of n) should it make to ...
*November 26, 2010 by bobjahng2*

**physics**

A 11.6 kg weather rocket generates a thrust of 215.0 N. The rocket, pointing upward, is clamped to the top of a vertical spring. The bottom of the spring, whose spring constant is 399.0 N/m, is anchored to the ground. Initially, before the engine is ignited, the rocket sits at...
*November 1, 2009 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

Help with Physics homework Please and thank you!? I need help on these two questions. I'm not looking for the answer because I really need to learn how to do this on my own. But if someone could show me what equations to use to answer the steps in the questions and explain to ...
*May 20, 2014 by Meagan*

**physics**

The 20-g centrifuge at NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, is a horizontal, cylindrical tube 58 ft long and is represented in the figure below. Assume an astronaut in training sits in a seat at one end, facing the axis of rotation 29.0 ft away. Determine ...
*October 15, 2012 by Ania *

**physics**

The 20-g centrifuge at NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, is a horizontal, cylindrical tube 58.0 ft long and is represented in the figure below. Assume an astronaut in training sits in a seat at one end, facing the axis of rotation 29.0 ft away. ...
*September 10, 2013 by ler*

**Physics**

A rocket leaves a launch pad at liftoff with a great deal of upward momentum. What was initially given downward momentum? a. the launch pad b. the astronauts aboard the rocket c. the expelled fuel d. the entire Earth
*December 9, 2011 by HELP*

**Physics**

A runner travels 100 m in 10.9 s. Assume that it takes him 1.35 s to reach his top speed, which is then maintained for the rest of the race. Find the following values: a) acceleration during the first 1.35 s b) maximum speed
*May 26, 2011 by Katie*

**Physics**

A hobby rocket reaches a height of 72.3 m and lands 111 m from the launch point.What is the angle of launch? What is the launch speed?
*September 10, 2008 by Jennifer*