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Physics
A 0.21 kg ball on a string is whirled on a vertical circle at a constant speed. When the ball is at the three o'clock position, the tension is 18 N. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (a) How does the magnitude of the centripetal ...
April 11, 2008 by Johnson

physic
Hi!An object with mass m1 = 5.00 kg, rests on a frictionless horizontal table and is connected to a cable that passes over a pulley and is then fastened to a hanging object with mass m2 = 10.0 kg, as shown in the figure below. Find the acceleration of each object and the ...
October 9, 2009 by Chan

physics
Consider the 59 N weight held by two cables The left-hand cable is horizontal. What is the tension in the cable slanted at an angle of 51◦? Answer in units of N. What is the tension in the horizontal cable? Answer in units of N.
November 7, 2008 by Greg

physics
Consider the 59 N weight held by two cables The left-hand cable is horizontal. What is the tension in the cable slanted at an angle of 51◦? Answer in units of N. What is the tension in the horizontal cable? Answer in units of N.
November 7, 2008 by Greg

Physics AP
So there are two blocks that are connected over a light frictionless pulley. Block A has a mass of 2 kg on a frictionless surface while block b has a mass of 1 kg that hangs freely. It asks for speed, change in speed, and tension. I know that tension can be 2m1m2/m1m2 times g...
December 15, 2014 by Jelly

Physics
Three blocks are located on a horizontal frictionless table. They are connected by a massless cord, as shown in the figure, and pulled to the right. The masses of the three blocks are m1 = 38 kg, m2 = 37 kg, and m3 = 17 kg. a.) The pulling force is equal to T3 = 45 N. What is ...
October 8, 2015 by Carly

Physics
A simple pendulum has a bob of mass M. The bob is on a light string of length l. The string is fixed at C. At position A, the string if horizontal and the bob is at rest. The bob is released from A and swings to B, where the string is vertical. The tension in the string when ...
October 11, 2015 by Kyle

Physics
If you lay a steel needle horizontally on water, it will float. If you place the needle vertically into the water, it will sink. Explain why. It is because of surface tension. The hydrogen molecules bond with the steel of the needle. Look up surface tension in wikipedia or ...
May 10, 2007 by Anonymous

Physics
A block of mass M=2 kg is swung on a rope in a veritcal circle(the direction of motion is vertical to the ground) of radius r. When the block is at the top of the circle, the tension in the rope is measured to be 10N. What is the tension in the rope when the block is at the ...
November 16, 2009 by Holly

Physics
There is a vertical tension at the top of a 4 m long ladder holding it at an incline. The bottom of the ladder is touching the floor, which exerts a normal force. You are standing 1 meter from the top of the ladder. What happens to the tension as you walk up the ladder? As you...
November 4, 2010 by Gunther

Physics
A lamp hangs vertically from a cord in a descending elevator with a constant deceleration a. If the tension in the cord is T0, answer the following. (Use any variable or symbol stated above along with the following as necessary: g.) (a) What is the lamp's mass? m = (b) What is...
February 11, 2013 by Rachel

physics
The flywheel of a motor is connected to the flywheel of an electric generator by a drive belt. The flywheels are of equal size each of radius . While the flywheels are rotating the tension in the upper and lower portions of the drive belt are and respectively. The drive belt ...
December 5, 2013 by Greco

Physics
A 9.00 kg mass is connected by a light cord to a 1.00 kg mass on a smooth surface as shown in the figure. The pulley rotates about a frictionless axle and has a moment of inertia of 0.300 k∙m2 and a radius of 0.500 m. Assuming that the cord does not slip on the pulley, ...
November 6, 2012 by Kayla

Physics
Consider the 608 N weight held by two cables shown below. The left-hand cable had ten- sion T2 and makes an angle of 44◦ with the ceiling. The right-hand cable had tension T1 and makes an angle of 42◦ with the ceiling. a) What is the tension in the cable labeled T1...
November 17, 2015 by Leslie

physics
Two blocks are connected by a string over a frictionless, massless pulley such that one is resting on an inclined plane and the other is hanging over the top edge of the plane. the hanging block has a mass of 16 kg and the one on the plane has a mass of 8 kg. the coefficient ...
January 18, 2010 by emm

ap Physics
AP PROBLEM CHILD ON A SWING AN ADULT EXERTS A HORIZONTAL FORCE ON A SWING THAT IS SUSPENDED BY A ROPE OF LENGTH L, HOLDING IT AN AN ANGLE q WITH THE VERTICAL. THE CHILD IN THE WING HAS WEIGHT W AND DIMENSIONS THAT ARE NEGLIGIBLE COMPARED TO L. THE WEIGHTS OF THE ROPE AND OF ...
January 3, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics
One boat tows another boat by means of a tow line, which is under a constant tension of 495 N. The boats move at a constant speed of 4.75 m/s. How much work is done by the tension in 1.10 min? Not sure how to apply the work-energy theorem. I assume velocity needs to be ...
October 3, 2011 by Help

physics
Two wires are anchored at both ends. Wire 1 has a mass of 105 grams and a length of 6.9 m. Wire 2 has a mass of 60 grams, a length of 20 m, and a tension of 143 N. What must be the tension in Wire 1 if its third harmonic is to equal the first overtone of Wire 2? T_{wire1} =
April 14, 2014 by johnny

physics
A cable is lifting a construction worker and a crate, as the drawing shows. The weights of the worker and crate are 930 and 1640 N, respectively. The acceleration of the cable is 0.620 m/s2, upward. (a) What is the tension in the cable below the worker? (b) What is the tension...
February 15, 2010 by tiffany

Physics
A cable is lifting a construction worker and a crate, as the drawing shows. The weights of the worker and crate are 961 and 1540 N, respectively. The acceleration of the cable is 0.620 m/s2, upward. (a) What is the tension in the cable below the worker? (b) What is the tension...
September 20, 2010 by Sarah

Physics
A string of mass m=.1kg is stretched to where its length is L=20m. What is the tension force applied to the string if it takes a pulse 2 seconds to get from one end to the other? m=kg L=20m T=4s mass density =m/L = .1/20 = kg/m Tension =? I know v=sqrt(F_t/mass density) But I'...
February 6, 2008 by Andrea

physics
A rescue helicopter lifts a 85.2-kg person straight up by means of a cable. The person has an upward acceleration of 0.764 m/s2 and is lifted from rest through a distance of 12.5 m. (a) What is the tension in the cable? How much work is done by (b) the tension in the cable and...
February 28, 2011 by shaknocka

physics
A rescue helicopter lifts a 85.8-kg person straight up by means of a cable. The person has an upward acceleration of 0.643 m/s2 and is lifted from rest through a distance of 13.1 m. (a) What is the tension in the cable? How much work is done by (b) the tension in the cable and...
November 4, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics
Please someone help me I'm desperate!!!! Two steel guitar strings have the same length. String A has a diameter of 0.59 mm and is under 420.0 N of tension. String B has a diameter of 1.3 mm and is under a tension of 840.0N . Find the ratio of the wave speeds,VA/VB , in these ...
November 20, 2009 by Frank

Physics
A block of weight 30.9 N is hanging from a rope. The tension from the rope is pulling upward on the block. The block is accelerating downward at a rate of 1.20 m/s2. What is the magnitude of the tension in the rope? I found the mass of the block to be 25.75 kg; however, I'm ...
February 9, 2016 by Emily

physics
A ball whirls around in a vertical circle at the end of a string. The other end of the string is fixed at the center of the circle. Assume that the total energy of the ball-Earth system remains constant. (a) What is the tension in the string at the bottom? (Use the following ...

Physics
A ball whirls around in a vertical circle at the end of a string. The other end of the string is fixed at the center of the circle. Assume that the total energy of the ball-Earth system remains constant. (a) What is the tension in the string at the bottom? (Use the following ...
October 21, 2013 by matt

physics
Two boxes with different masses M1 = 1.1 kg and M2 = 3.0 kg are tied together on a frictionless ramp surface which makes an angle θ = 27° with the horizontal (see the figure below). What is the tension in the rope connecting the two boxes? What is the tension in the rope ...

PHYSICSSS
Two boxes with different masses M1 = 1.8 kg and M2 = 2.6 kg are tied together on a frictionless ramp surface which makes an angle θ = 21° with the horizontal (see the figure below). What is the tension in the rope connecting the two boxes? N What is the tension in the ...
February 11, 2012 by Anonymous

PHYSICSSS
Two boxes with different masses M1 = 1.8 kg and M2 = 2.6 kg are tied together on a frictionless ramp surface which makes an angle θ = 21° with the horizontal (see the figure below). What is the tension in the rope connecting the two boxes? N What is the tension in the ...
February 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
A 25 kg box is dragged across a floor by a rope that makes an angle of 60 degrees with the horizontal. The tension in the rope is 100 N while the box is dragged 15 m. A) how much work is done by tension? B) how much work is done by gravity?
February 20, 2016 by Jo

physics
A sledge weighing 30 kg is pulled with a rope that makes 60° with the horizontal. The tension on the rope is constant and it is 37N. The sledge is moved horizontally for 13 m. There is no friction and cos(60°)=0.5 a) What is the work done by the tension on the sledge in Joules...
February 15, 2015 by Ashly

physics
A 5.2 m wire with a mass of 86 g is attached to the mast of a sailboat. If the wire is given a "thunk" at one end, it takes 0.085 s for the resulting wave to reach the other end. Part A What is the tension in the wire? Would the tension found in part A be larger or smaller if ...
November 26, 2011 by jazz

physics
Two artifacts in a museum display are hung from vertical walls by very light wires. Wire T1 is horizontal from the left wall and goes to a center weight of 177N and wire T2 is at a 53 degree angle with the right wall heading from right to left downwards towards the center ...
December 7, 2014 by Brock

physics
Two artifacts in a museum display are hung from vertical walls by very light wires. Wire T1 is horizontal from the left wall and goes to a center weight of 177N and wire T2 is at a 53 degree angle with the right wall heading from right to left downwards towards the center ...
December 7, 2014 by Brock

physics
A 10 kg monkey climbs up a massless rope that runs over a frictionless tree limv and back down to a 15kg package on the ground. a) what is the magnitude of the least acceleration the monkey muct have if it is to ligt the package off the ground? If after the packafe has been ...
November 21, 2006 by Bri

Physics
(Apparently, I'm not allowed to post URLs, but this question is better illustrated by a diagram, i39. tinypic. com/ 17e336. jpg) <--P--[BOX A]<--Q--[BOX B]<--R--[BOX C] There are three boxes attached together with string and being pulled across a frictionless surface...
March 9, 2009 by Lucy X

physics
The diagram represents a snapshot of a standing transverse wave on a flexible guitar string taken when the displacement is at a maximum. (Note: the vertical scale is very exaggerated, the actual sideways displacement of the string is negligibly TINY compared to the length of ...
April 1, 2011 by Layla

Physics
A pendulum 1.70m long is released (from rest) at an angle 30 degrees. 1. Determine the speed(m/s) of the 60.0g bob at Theta = 15. 2. Determine the tension in the cord at the lowest point Theta = 0. 3. Determine the tension in the cord at Theta = 15. A formula would be ...
October 17, 2012 by Jordan

physics
A light string has its ends tied to two walls separated by a distance equal to five-eighths the length of the string. A 53 kg mass is suspended from the center of the string, applying a tension in the string. What is the tension in the two strings of length L/2 tied to the ...
April 5, 2010 by pop

physics
A light string has its ends tied to two walls separated by a distance equal to five-eighths the length of the string. A 53 kg mass is suspended from the center of the string, applying a tension in the string. What is the tension in the two strings of length L/2 tied to the ...
April 5, 2010 by pop

solid mechanics
Q.1 The normal stresses at a certain point in a body are 80MPa tension and 50Mpa compression. There are also shear stresses across the plane of tension and compression equal to 30MPa.Calculate the maximum direct stress and maximum shear stress in the material. (Ans:86.6 MPa,71...
February 16, 2014 by Anand

Physics
A sphere of mass 3.0X10^-4 kg is suspended from a cord. A steady horizontal breeze pushes the sphere so that the cord makes a constant angle of 37 degrees with the vertical. find a) the magnitude of that push and b) the tension of the cord. I looked through my textbook and ...
November 12, 2006 by Amy

Physics
An elevator with a mass 1000kg accelerates downward at 3m/s^2. What is the maximum tension the cable can support if it's breaking strength is 15000N? What is the maximum upward acceleration? I got the maximum tension by doing. T = (1000kg)(9.8m/s^2)-(1000kg)(3m/s^2) = 6800N ...
February 20, 2013 by Rdron

PHYSICS tension & angle
A van accelerates down a hill (Fig. P4.71), going from rest to 30.0 m/s in 6.70 s. During the acceleration, a toy (m = 0.250 kg) hangs by a string from the van's ceiling. The acceleration is such that the string remains perpendicular to the ceiling. Find theta Find tension in ...
March 3, 2011 by megan

physics
At the airport, you pull a 18 kg suitcase across the floor with a strap that is at an angle of 41° above the horizontal. Find the normal force and the tension in the strap, given that the suitcase moves with constant speed and that the coefficient of kinetic friction between ...
October 18, 2011 by Jessica

physics
A sled whose total mass with cargo is 30.0 kg rests on ice. The coefficient of static friction is 0.20, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.15. The sled is attached to a rope, horizontally, in which the tension force is slowly increased. How much tension force applied...
November 6, 2012 by anon

Physics
A transverse wave 1.1cm in amplitude is propagating on a string; the wave frequency is 44 Hz. The string is under 23-N tension and has mass per unit length of 16g/m . What is the wave speed? What I've done: using sqrt(Tension/mass_per_unit): sqrt(23/16)=1.19m/s But not sure ...
March 5, 2015 by Tommy

Physics
A traffic light is suspended midway across a 60 meter wide street by a cable that is attached to vertical poles on either side of the street. When the traffic light is hung in the middle the cable sags 30 cm. If the light is 1500 kg what should be the minimum tension rating ...
March 9, 2013 by Eduardo

Physics
A car with fuzzy dice hanging from the rear view mirror by a single string drives along at a constant 25.0 m/s. a) If the dice have a mass of 0.030 kg, what is the angle of the string (relative to vertical)? b) What is the tension in the string? c) As the driver takes a turn ...
July 26, 2012 by Zac

physics
A small sphere of mass m = 7.50 g and charge q1 = 32.0 nC is attached to the end of a string and hangs vertically as shown in the figure. A second charge of equal mass and charge q2 = –58.0 nC is located a distance d = 2.00 cm below the first charge. (a) Find the tension in ...
November 6, 2012 by renee

physics
a uniform beam of weight 420 N and length 3.2 m is suspended horizontally. On the left it is hinged to a wall; on the right is it supported by a cable bolted to the wall at distance D above the beam. The least tension that will snap the cable is 1200 N. (a) What value of D ...
December 14, 2008 by john

Physics
Your friend's 13.9g graduation tassel hangs on a string from his rearview mirror. When he accelerates from a stoplight, the tassel deflects backward toward the rear of the car at an angle of 5.47∘ relative to the vertical. Find the tension in the string holding the ...
November 13, 2014 by Lauren

Physics
Part a of the drawing shows a bucket of water suspended from the pulley of a well; the tension in the rope is 107.5 N. Part b shows the same bucket of water being pulled up from the well at a constant velocity. What is the tension in the rope in part b?
October 25, 2012 by Perry

Physics
A loaded elevator with very worn cables has a total mass of 3000 kg, and the cables can withstand a maximum total tension of 40,000 N. (a) What is the maximum upward acceleration for the elevator if the cables are not to break? (b) What must the tension be in order for the ...
November 18, 2006 by Vv

Physics
A rock of mass m = 1.8 kg is tied to a string of length L = 2.4 m and is twirled in a vertical circle as shown in the figure below. The speed v of the rock is constant; that is, it is the same at the top and the bottom of the circle. If the tension in the string is zero when ...
October 26, 2011 by Freud

Physics
Two objects are connected by a massless string, as shown in the figure below. The incline and pulley are frictionless. (a) Find the acceleration of the objects. (Assume that positive acceleration is to the right for m1 and downward for m2. Answer using m1 for m1, m2 for m2, g ...
July 8, 2015 by Anonymous

physics
Your engineering firm is asked to specify the maximum load for the elevators in a new building. Each elevator has mass 500 kg when empty and maximum acceleration 2.25 m/s^2. The elevator cables can withstand a maximum tension of 19.6 kN before breaking. For safety, you need to...
October 14, 2011 by mera

Science (Physics)...........F=ma and tension.
2 crates shown in the figure below are on a horizontal frictionless surface. The woman is wearing golf shoes for traction as she applies a horizontal force of F= 50.0 N to the 6.00kg crate. The ropes are of negligible mass. Smaller box weighs 4.00kg a) draw a free body diagram...
September 29, 2007 by ~christina~

Science
In the figure below, a uniform beam of weight 420 N and length 3.2 m is suspended horizontally. On the left it is hinged to a wall; on the right is it supported by a cable bolted to the wall at distance D above the beam. The least tension that will snap the cable is 1200 N. (a...
December 13, 2008 by Phillipe

Physics
a crane holds a 500kg wrecking ball in place using a wire with tension T1 and is horizontal to the ground. The crane swings it with a cable under tension T2. if the wire holds the ball in place so the cable forms a 20 degree angle with the vertical, determine tensions T1 and T2.
November 15, 2015 by Drew

Physics help
Two masses m1 = 2 kg and m2 = 4 kg are connected by a light string. Mass m2 is connected to mass M = 14 kg by a string that passes over an ideal pulley. Determine the following quantities when the system is released from rest. (a) The acceleration of the masses m/s2 (b) The ...
October 26, 2012 by arcos15

physics help- tension
So to describe the picture: There is a rope holding up a 2kg block, this 2kg block has a rope attached to it holding another 2 kg block. This rope is accelerating. How can I find the tension in the rope? Time is .7 and Velocity is .35. I'm really confused.
December 6, 2009 by emm

Physics
Part a of the drawing shows a bucket of water suspended from the pulley of a well; the tension in the rope is 92.5 N. Part b shows the same bucket of water being pulled up from the well at a constant velocity. What is the tension in the rope in part b?
September 20, 2010 by Sarah

Physics :)
Part (a) of the drawing shows a bucket of water suspended from the pulley of a well; the tension in the rope is 55.2 N. Part (b) shows the same bucket of water being pulled up from the well at a constant velocity. What is the tension in the rope in part (b)?
February 2, 2011 by Tiffany

physics
Part (a) of the drawing shows a bucket of water suspended from the pulley of a well; the tension in the rope is 69.0 N. Part (b) shows the same bucket of water being pulled up from the well at a constant velocity. What is the tension in the rope in part (b)?
June 30, 2013 by johhny

physics
Part (a) of the drawing shows a bucket of water suspended from the pulley of a well; the tension in the rope is 69.0 N. Part (b) shows the same bucket of water being pulled up from the well at a constant velocity. What is the tension in the rope in part (b)?
June 30, 2013 by bobby

Physics
The mass of the float is 50.0 kh and it has a volume of 1.0 m^3.det ermine the density of the float and the tension on the rope. You may assume g=10N/kg. So I know that mfloat = 50.0kg weight of float = 50.0 x 10 = 500N Vfloat = 1.0 m^3 density of Sea water = 1000kg/m^3 D=m/v...
October 5, 2013 by Herbert

Physics
The figure below shows a standard man intending to do reverse curls in a gym (standing up with Tension up, weight of arm down and force down). He holds his arms straight, using an overhand grip to hold the bar. If the mass of the bar is given as 146 kg, what is the tension in ...
October 2, 2009 by Dean

physics
A man ties one end of a strong rope 8.35 m long to the bumper of his truck, 0.506 m from the ground, and the other end to a vertical tree trunk at a height of 3.92 m. He uses the truck to create a tension of 8.32 102 N in the rope. Compute the magnitude of the torque on the ...
November 18, 2013 by Mike

Physics
A ball having a mass of 4 kg is attached to a string 1 m long and is whirled in a vertical circle at a constant speed of 23 m/s. (a) Determine the tension in the string when the ball is at the top of the circle. (b) Determine the tension in the string when the ball is at the ...
June 14, 2012 by James

physicsssss
A mass m = 4 kg hangs on the end of a massless rope L = 2.02 m long. The pendulum is held horizontal and released from rest. 1)How fast is the mass moving at the bottom of its path? 2)What is the magnitude of the tension in the string at the bottom of the path? 3)If the ...
October 8, 2011 by aaa

physics
A mass m = 4 kg hangs on the end of a massless rope L = 2.02 m long. The pendulum is held horizontal and released from rest. 1)How fast is the mass moving at the bottom of its path? 2)What is the magnitude of the tension in the string at the bottom of the path? 3)If the ...
October 11, 2011 by a

Physics
A string is attached to a wall and vibrates back and forth, as in Figure 17.18. The vibration frequency and length of the string are fixed. The tension in the string is changed, and it is observed that at certain values of the tension a standing wave pattern develops. Account ...
May 7, 2007 by Native

physics
Two factors: 1) the weight of the car is now partially down the cable, it adds to tension: mgsinTheta is the component of weight pulling back on the cable. 2) going up you have mass*acceleration. Total tension: ma +mgsinTheta check my thinking, draw a diagram. A section of an ...
November 13, 2006 by bobpursley

Physics
A cable lifts a 1370 kg elevator at a constant velocity for a distance of 42 m. What is the work done by each of the following? (a) the tension in the cable (J) (b) the elevator's weight (J) work by tension in cable if the car is not accelerating=mgh workweight=-mgh This ...
February 26, 2007 by Mary

physics
A 1.30 kg toaster is not plugged in. The coefficient of static friction between the toaster and a horizontal countertop is 0.400. To make the toaster start moving you carelessly pull on its electric cord. (a) For the cord tension to be as small as possible, you should pull at ...
October 24, 2009 by blair

physics
A 0.16-g spider hangs from the middle of the first thread of its future web. The thread makes an angle 7.2* with the horizontal on both sides of the spider. (A) What is the tension in the thread? (B) If the angle made by the thread had been less than 7.2*, would its tension ...
March 9, 2010 by Jackson

Physics
I have a problem where I've solved a and b. I need to solve c. It's a centripetal force problem. So far I have. v(speed)=2.5pi R(radius)=3.5 m(mass)=2 t(time)=2.8 Ac (centripetal acceleration)=17.62 How would I find tension? (Hint: The tension provides Fc) Fc is centripetal ...
November 17, 2009 by Jill

physics HELPP!!!!!!!
A 6.00 kg mass is connected by a light cord to a 1.00 kg mass on a smooth surface as shown in the figure. The pulley rotates about a frictionless axle and has a moment of inertia of 0.400 k∙m2 and a radius of 0.700 m. Assuming that the cord does not slip on the pulley, ...
November 14, 2012 by anon

Physics
A rescue helicopter lifts a 65 kg person straight up by means of a cable. The person has an upward acceleration of 0.70 m/s2 and is lifted from rest through a distance of 13 m. (a) What is the tension in the cable? N (b) How much work is done by the tension in the cable? J (c...
October 14, 2008 by Brandon

Physics
A rescue helicopter lifts a 65 kg person straight up by means of a cable. The person has an upward acceleration of 0.70 m/s2 and is lifted from rest through a distance of 13 m. (a) What is the tension in the cable? N (b) How much work is done by the tension in the cable? J (c...
October 15, 2008 by Brandon

Physics
A rescue helicopter lifts a 65 kg person straight up by means of a cable. The person has an upward acceleration of 0.70 m/s2 and is lifted from rest through a distance of 13 m. (a) What is the tension in the cable? N (b) How much work is done by the tension in the cable? J (c...
October 29, 2008 by Brandon

physics
A small sphere of mass m=.0064kg and charge q1= +28.9 nC is attached to the end of a string and hangs vertically. A second charge of equal mass and charge q2= -58nC is located below the first charge by a distance d= 2.00cm. a. Find the Tension in the string b. If the string ...
January 14, 2013 by Matt

Physics
As the initially empty urinary bladder fills with urine and expands, its internal pressure increases by 3600 Pa, which triggers the micturition reflex (the feeling of the need to urinate). The horizontal square section of the bladder wall with an edge length of 0.012 m. ...
November 22, 2010 by Mike

physics
A tightly stretched "high wire" is 44 m long. It sags 3.8 m when a 56 kg tightrope walker stands at its center. What is the tension in the wire? 1 NIs it possible to increase the tension in the wire so that there is no sag? so far i know you do the inverse sin of (3.8/22) to ...
January 9, 2011 by Haley

phy
A 3.50 kg block on a smooth tabletop is attached by a string to a hanging block of mass 2.80 kg. The blocks are released from rest and allowed to move freely. 1-Is the tension in the string greater than, less than, or equal to the weight of the hanging mass? 2-Find the ...
July 18, 2011 by ivan

Physics
Some insects can walk below a thin rod (such as a twig) by hanging from it. Suppose that such an insect has mass m and hangs from a horizontal rod as shown in the figure, with angle θ = 37°. Its six legs are all under the same tension, and the leg sections nearest the ...
February 17, 2014 by Robin

Physics
An ice puck of mass m revolves on an icy surface in a circle at speed v at the end of a horizontal string of length L. The tension in the string is T Find the mass of the puck when the length of the string is 2.2m , string tension is 5.0N , and the tangential speed of the puck...
March 20, 2014 by James

physics
Shows three boxes connected by cords, one of which wraps over a pulley having negligible friction on its axle and negligible mass. The mass of the boxes are mA = 5 kg, mB = 2 kg, and mC = 3kg. When the system is released from rest, Calculate (a) the acceleration of the system ...
November 25, 2015 by Jay

Physics
A 570.0 g ball moves in a vertical circle on a 103.0 cm-long string. If the speed at the top is 4.30 m/s, then the speed at the bottom will be 10.65 m/s. (you'll learn how to show this Chapter 10.) What is the gravitational force (in N) acting on the ball? What is the tension ...
October 17, 2011 by :(

Pysics
A block of weight 41.8 N is hanging from a rope. The tension in the rope is 24.4 N, pulling upward on the block. What is the magnitude and direction of the acceleration of the block? I know the direction would be downwards, since the tension of the rope is less than the weight...
February 2, 2016 by Emily

Physics
A block of weight 41.8 N is hanging from a rope. The tension in the rope is 24.4 N, pulling upward on the block. What is the magnitude and direction of the acceleration of the block? I know the direction would be downwards, since the tension of the rope is less than the weight...
February 2, 2016 by Emily

physics
i thought i had the answer right, but i didnt! wat are the first few steps?? an elevator (mass 4850kg) is to be designed so that the maximum acceleration is .0680g. what are the maximum and minimum forces the motor should exert on the supporting cable? i know the answers but ...
October 1, 2006 by pat

physics
in a daring rescue by helicopter, two men with a combined mass of 172 kg are lifted to safety. a)If the helicopter lifts the menstraight up with constant acceleration, is the tension in the rescue cablegreater than, less than, or equalto the combined weight of the men? Explain...
March 8, 2010 by Jim

Physics
A ball having a mass of 5 kg is attached to a string 1 m long and is whirled in a vertical circle at a constant speed of 13 m/s. (a) Determine the tension in the string when the ball is at the top of the circle. (b) Determine the tension in the string when the ball is at the ...
June 15, 2012 by Camilla

Physics
A ball having a mass of 5 kg is attached to a string 1 m long and is whirled in a vertical circle at a constant speed of 13 m/s. (a) Determine the tension in the string when the ball is at the top of the circle. (b) Determine the tension in the string when the ball is at the ...
June 15, 2012 by Camilla

physics
In the figure we see two blocks connected by a string and tied to a wall, with theta = 33°. The mass of the lower block is m = 1.0 kg; the mass of the upper block is 2.0 kg. The tension of the string connecting the blocks is 5.337. Find the tension in the string that is tied ...
July 28, 2010 by Kate

physics
you are walking into a circus tent and you notice the circus ringleader twirling a 150 g gold pocket watch from a chain that is 40.0 cm long. the period of rotation is about one second. a) determine the tension in the gold chain when the watch is at the top b) determine the ...
February 13, 2011 by Amy

Physics (Trig Bit)
A boy and a girl carry a 12.0 kg bucket of water by holding the ends of a rope with the bucket attached at the middle. FI tehre is an angle of 100.0 degrees between the two segments of the rope, what is the tension in each part? I do not understand the work Fw = mg = (12.0 kg...
September 19, 2009 by Physics (Trig Bit)