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Physics
What is the acceleration of the upper block? The coefficient of kinetic friction between the lower block and upper block is 0.0005. The coefficient of kinetic friction between lower block and floor is 0.0001. Upper block is 1kg, lower block is 2kg, and Force of 20N is applied ...
May 25, 2010 by Doug

Physics
4. A force of 48 N is required to start a 7.8 kg box moving across a horizontal concrete floor. (a) What is the coefficient of static friction between the box and the floor? = (b) Does the coefficent of friction have a unit? A. No, it is a ratio B. No, the units are not real C...
February 23, 2014 by Rian

Physics.
A mass of m1 = 12 kg is placed on an incline with an inclination angle of 50 degrees, a coefficient of kinetic friction of 0.16, and a coefficient of static friction of 0.89. m1 is tied to a rope which runs parallel to the incline and runs over a pulley to a hanging mass of m2...
October 21, 2011 by Amanda

Physics
A 2.5 kg block is launched up a ramp at 9.0 m/s. If the ramp is 35 degrees above the horizontal and the coefficient of static friction is 0.60, while the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.25. a. How far does the block go up the ramp from its starting point? b. What speed ...
October 20, 2011 by Me

physics
A 13 N horizontal force pushes a block weighing 4.5 N against a vertical wall (Fig. 6-26). The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is 0.68, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.35. Assume that the block is not moving initially. In unit-vector ...
March 6, 2011 by karim

physics
A 10 N horizontal force pushes a block weighing 4.9 N against a vertical wall (Fig. 6-26). The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is 0.55, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.35. Assume that the block is not moving initially. In unit-vector ...
October 23, 2011 by Andrea

physics
A 220 N crate is pushed along the ground with a horizontal force. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.21 and the coefficient of static friction is 0.31. The crate moves at a constant speed of 4.1 m/s. a) Draw a free-body diagram for the crate. b) What is the size of the ...
November 15, 2011 by Kelsey

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

Science
A box that is initially at rest is pushed by a person at an angle 0 with a force F until it reaches a speed of v. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the surface is U. Is this: work done by person equal to magnitude of friction F work done by person greater...
March 6, 2013 by Anya

physics
A large box is loaded into the very back of a pickup truck and is not tied down. The truck then goes down the road at 20.0 m/s. The coefficient of static friction is 0.80 and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.45 between the box and the bed of the truck. What is the ...
October 20, 2011 by ....

Physics
There is a block resting on a table attached to a hanging mass around a pulley. Assume a value of g = 10 m/s2. If there is no friction, and the mass on the table has a value of 5.0 kg and the hanging mass has a value of 1.0 kg, what is the value of the kinetic friction ...
October 28, 2014 by Emily

physics
box full of books rests on a wooden floor. The normal force the floor exerts on the box is 235 N. a) You push horizontally on the box with a force of 121 N, but it refuses to budge. What can you say about the coefficient of static friction between the box and the floor? (b) ...
February 17, 2011 by mayrel

physics
A 11.0 box is released on a 37 incline and accelerates down the incline at 0.25 .What is the coefficient of kinetic friction in units uk? What is the friction force impeding its motion in N?
October 15, 2010 by Anne

Physics
A box of textbooks of mass 25.3 kg rests on a loading ramp that makes an angle (ALFA) with the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.260 and the coefficient of static friction is 0.330 . A) As the angle (ALFA) is increased, find the minimum angle at which the ...
November 18, 2006 by Jasijo

physics
2.A ball rolls off a shelf with a horizontal velocity of v. At what horizontal distance from the shelf does the ball land if the height of the shelf is h above the floor? 3. A car travels around a circle with a diameter of 500 m at a constant speed of 25 m/s. The static ...
May 24, 2010 by ray

physics
A force of 48 N is required to start a 7.8 kg box moving across a horizontal concrete floor. (a) What is the coefficient of static friction between the box and the floor? \mu_s = (b) Does the coefficent of friction have a unit? A. No, it is a ratio B. No, the units are not ...
February 21, 2014 by shawn

Physics
A block with mass m1 on a plane inclined at angle  to the horizontal is connected to a second hanging block with mass m2 by a cord passing over a small, frictionless pulley, as shown. The coefficient of static friction is us and the coefficient of kinetic friction is ...
April 14, 2012 by modjadji

Physics
A 24 kg box is released on a 21 degree incline and accelerates down the incline at 0.27 m/s^2. a) Find the friction force impeding its motion. b) What is the coefficient of kinetic friction?
September 19, 2010 by Robert

Physics
A 13.0 kg box is released on a 33 degree incline and accelerates down the incline at o.20 m/s^2. A. Find the friction force impeding it's motion B. What is the coefficient of kinetic friction
June 12, 2012 by Mike

physics
A 17 N horizontal force F pushes a block weighing 3.0 N against a vertical wall. The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is 0.65, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.45. Assume that the block is not moving initially. (a) Will the block move? ...
July 14, 2010 by Sam

physics
A 12 N horizontal force pushes a block weighing 5.0 N against a vertical wall (Fig. 6-26).The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is 0.60, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.40. Assume that the block is not moving initially. (a) Will the ...
January 5, 2014 by Hamed

Physics
A stationary block explodes into two pieces L and R that slide across a frictionless floor and then into regions with friction, where they stop. Piece L, with a mass of 2.0 kg, encounters a coefficient of kinetic friction L = 0.40 and slides to a stop in distance dL = 0.15 m...
February 25, 2007 by COFFEE

simple physics problem
A crate sliding down a ramp reaches the bottom of the ramp and slides across a flat floor. At the instant shown, the crate has a speed of v= 8.90 m/s. The crate comes to a stop after a distance x= 13.0m . What is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the crate and the ...
August 29, 2010 by Anonymous

physical
A block with mass m1 on a plane inclined at angle to the horizontal is connected to a second hanging block with mass m2 by a cord passing over a small, frictionless pulley, as shown. The coefficient of static friction is Us s and the coefficient of kinetic friction is Uk...
April 5, 2012 by Lebza

PHYSICS
Example 2: a) A desk has a mass of 68.75 kilograms. If the coefficient of static friction between the desk and the floor is 1.1, what force must be used to move the desk from rest? b) Once the desk above is in motion, what force must be used to keep it moving at a constant ...
March 14, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics
Consider a car is heading down a 5.5 slope (one that makes an angle of 5.5 with the horizontal) under the following road conditions. You may assume that the weight of the car is evenly distributed on all four tires and that the coefficient of static friction is involvedthat...
February 21, 2014 by Maura

physics mechanics
A 2 kg mass rests on a horizontal table with a light spring with a force constant of 200 Nm-1 attached to it. The coefficient of static friction between the mass and the table is 0.7 and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.5. How far must the spring be stretched ...
October 26, 2013 by njood

physics
A crate slides down a ramp inclined at 26.0 from the horizontal. The normal force of the ramp on the crate is 710 N and the coefficient of kinetic friction between the crates bottom and the ramps surface is 0.330. Find the magnitude of the force of kinetic friction that the...
October 18, 2011 by ahan

physics
a 2 kg object moving at 5 m/s enters a surface with the coefficient of kinetic friction is .1 and is brought to a full stop. If the cart moved 12.8 m calculate: a) the net work done on the object over the 12.8 m distance (I got 6.4j, but it's probably wrong) b) change in ...
January 21, 2009 by naomi

Physics
A skater with an initial speed of 5.90 m/s stops propelling himself and begins to coast across the ice, eventually coming to rest. Air resistance is negligible. (a) The coefficient of kinetic friction between the ice and the skate blades is 0.125. Find the deceleration caused ...
March 14, 2014 by Elle

Physics
6)A 700kg car is travelling at a constant velocity of 35m/s when it slams on the brakes and comes to a stop. How far did the car travel during braking if the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.62 ? (Hint: if the accelerator is no longer being pressed, is there an applied ...
October 31, 2009 by Anonymous

physics
a 20-kg box sits on a level floor. the coefficient of kinetic friction between floor and box is 0,60. how large a friction force opposes the motion of the box while moving? how much work must be done against friction to move the box 5,0 m?
October 27, 2014 by sutris

Physics
A block of mass m1 is on top of a block of mass m2. Block 2 is connected by an ideal rope passing through a pulley to a block of unknown mass m3 as shown. The pulley is massless and frictionless. There is friction between block 1 and 2 and between the horizontal surface and ...
June 23, 2013 by Rose

Physics
A block M1 of mass 13.0 kg sits on top of a larger block M2 of mass 23.0 kg which sits on a flat surface. The kinetic friction coefficient between the upper and lower block is 0.440. The kinetic friction coefficient between the lower block and the flat surface is 0.140. A ...
November 2, 2014 by Sarah

PHYSICS HELP PLEASE !!!!!
A mass of m1 = 12 kg is placed on an incline with an inclination angle of 50 degrees, a coefficient of kinetic friction of 0.16, and a coefficient of static friction of 0.89. m1 is tied to a rope which runs parallel to the incline and runs over a pulley to a hanging mass of m2...
October 21, 2011 by Amanda

physics- please respond
A 16kg sled starts up a 28 degree incline with a speed of 2.4m/s . The coefficient of kinetic friction is = 0.27. part a)How far up the incline does the sled travel? part b)What condition must you put on the coefficient of static friction if the sled is not to get stuck at the...
May 24, 2012 by julie

physics- please respond
A 16kg sled starts up a 28 degree incline with a speed of 2.4m/s . The coefficient of kinetic friction is = 0.27. part a)How far up the incline does the sled travel? part b)What condition must you put on the coefficient of static friction if the sled is not to get stuck at the...
May 25, 2012 by julie

just checking
My method was correct right?, sorry to post again I just wanted to double check that I had the setup right: A 8000N car is traveling 12 m/s along a horizntal road when the brakes are applied. The car skids to a stop in 4.0s. How much kinetic energy does the car have. my work: ...
November 6, 2006 by Jenny

Physics
A person of mass 70kg slides across a slippery floor at 2m/s. If the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.05 and that of static friction is 0.35. Find the distance the person will slide before stopping.
March 31, 2010 by Joachim

physics
A still block slides over a still surface,if the mass of the pot is 2.00kg what is the force of friction opposing the motion?coefficient of kinetic friction is taken as 0.42.Gravity is 9.8
November 24, 2011 by mary

physics
A block accelerates at 3.3 m/s^2 down a plane inclined at an angle of 26 degrees.Find micro(k) between the block and the inclined plane. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s^2. This is my work but i am not sure if it is correct: sum of forces on x axis= -kinetic friction + ...
July 14, 2011 by alexa

Physics
A 10-kg wooden box rests on a wooden ramp. The coefficient of static friction is 0.50, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.30. What is the friction force between the box and ramp if the ramp is at a 25o angle? the ramp is at a 45o angle? what is the acceleration of ...
October 5, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
This is a homework question and I have no idea what I'm doing wrong. A heavy sled is being pulled by two people as shown in the figure. The coefficient of static friction between the sled and the ground is s = 0.611, and the kinetic friction coefficient is k = 0.467. The ...
October 28, 2012 by Jamey

Physics
A 2.3 kg steel block is at rest on a steel table. A horizontal string pulls on the block. The coefficient of static friction for steel on steel is 0.80 (page 163) while the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.60 while the acceleration due to gravity is 9.80 m/s2. If the ...
October 10, 2011 by Me

Physics (dynamics)
A 47.0 kg slab rests on a frictionless floor. A 18.0 kg block rests on top of the slab. The static coefficient of friction between the block and the slab is 0.50, while the kinetic coefficient of friction is 0.40. The top block is acted upon by a force of 120 N. What is the ...
March 10, 2012 by Andrew

physics
A 1900 kg car moves along a horizontal road at speed v0 = 26.4 m/s. The road is wet, so the static friction coefficient between the tires and the road is only μs = 0.17 and the kinetic friction coefficient is even lower, μk = 0.119. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8...
December 18, 2013 by RACHEL

Physics
Consider the figure below. (Let w1 = 150 N and w2 = 38.0 N.) (a) What is the minimum force of friction required to hold the system of the figure in equilibrium? N (b) What coefficient of static friction between the 150-N block and the table ensures equilibrium? (c) If the ...
October 7, 2012 by Kali

physics
A crate of mass 55.6 kg is being transported on the flatbed of a pickup truck. The coefficient of static friction between the crate and the trucks flatbed is 0.330, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.320. (b) The truck barely exceeds this acceleration and then moves ...
October 4, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
A person pushes with a horizontal force of 25 N 4kg block, initially at rest on a horizontal table, a distance of 3m. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and table is 0.35. determine external work on the block-table system. the energy dissipated by friction ...
April 16, 2014 by Star

physics
A bicyclist traveling at 8 m/s rides around an unbanked curve. The coefficient of friction (is this static or kinetic friction?) between the tires and the road is 0.42. What is the radius of the shortest turn that the bicyclist can safely make?
November 11, 2013 by Liz

Physics
5) You are pushing a 55 kg refrigerator along at a constant speed of 1.5 m/s using an applied force of 250 N when the floor type changes from tile to carpet. The carpet has a coefficient of static friction of 0.62 and a coefficient of kinetic friction of 0.54. Are you pushing ...
October 31, 2009 by Anonymous

physics
A crate of mass 55.6 kg is being transported on the flatbed of a pickup truck. The coefficient of static friction between the crate and the trucks flatbed is 0.330, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.320. (a) The truck accelerates forward on level ground. What is the...
October 4, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
A 20.0kg block rests on a plane inclined at 20.0o to the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction is 0.250, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.150. (a) What is the minimum magnitude of the force F, parallel to the plane that will prevent the block from slipping...
March 21, 2007 by Jean

Physics
Rather than taking the stairs, Javier gets from the second floor of his house to the first floor by sliding down the banister that is inclined at an angle of 30.0 degrees to the horizontal. If Javier has a mass of 49.1 kg and the coefficient of kinetic friction between Javier ...
December 11, 2012 by Asia

Physics
A 9.60 g coin is placed 10.7 cm from the center of a turntable. The coin has a coefficient of static friction of 0.80 and a coefficient of kinetic friction of 0.60 with the turntable. The turntable's angular velocity slowly speeds up until the coin starts to slide off. ...
October 17, 2011 by Dan

Physics
A 6.80 g coin is placed 10.0 cm from the center of a turntable. The coin has a coefficient of static friction of 0.80 and a coefficient of kinetic friction of 0.60 with the turntable. The turntable's angular velocity slowly speeds up until the coin starts to slide off. ...
October 17, 2011 by Helpp

physics
A 1600 kg car moves along a horizontal road at speed v0 = 13.3 m/s. The road is wet, so the static friction coefficient between the tires and the road is only μs = 0.21 and the kinetic friction coefficient is even lower, μk = 0.147. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8...
December 3, 2013 by george

Physics, Science
A 26 kg block is connected to an empty 1 kg bucket by a cord running over a frictionless pulley. The coefficient of static friction between the table and the block is 0.435 and the coefficient of kinetic friction between the table and the block is 0.320. Sand is gradually ...
October 3, 2010 by Shae

Physics
A 1000N crate is being pushed across a level floor at a constant speed by a force F of 300N at an angle of 20.0 degrees. (a) What is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the crate and the floor? (b) If the 300-N force is instead pulling the block at an angle of 20.0 ...
November 14, 2013 by DROSP

Physics
A 1000N crate is being pushed across a level floor at a constant speed by a force F of 300N at an angle of 20.0 degrees. (a) What is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the crate and the floor? (b) If the 300-N force is instead pulling the block at an angle of 20.0 ...
November 15, 2013 by DROSP

physics- MC QUESTIONS
1. You push a block up a ramp with friction. The block is moving at constant speed ? A) The force you push with is greater than the force of kinetic friction. B) The force you push with is less than the force of kinetic friction. C) The force you push with is equal to the ...
May 3, 2012 by emiie

physics
A professor drives off with his car (mass 840 kg), but forgot to take his coffee mug (mass 0.37 kg) off the roof. The coefficient of static friction between the mug and the roof is 0.7, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.4. What is the maximum acceleration of the car...
January 28, 2012 by Rachel

physics
A professor drives off with his car (mass 840 kg), but forgot to take his coffee mug (mass 0.37 kg) off the roof. The coefficient of static friction between the mug and the roof is 0.7, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.4. What is the maximum acceleration of the car...
January 28, 2012 by Rachel

physics
A professor drives off with his car (mass 800 kg), but forgot to take his coffee mug (mass 0.35 kg) off the roof. The coefficient of static friction between the mug and the roof is 1.1, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.5. What is the maximum acceleration of the car...
February 23, 2012 by Luke

physics
A professor drives off with his car (mass 850 kg), but forgot to take his coffee mug (mass 0.39 kg) off the roof. The coefficient of static friction between the mug and the roof is 0.7, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.4. What is the maximum acceleration of the ...
February 22, 2014 by josh

Physics
a 25 kg box is released from rest on a rough inclined plane tilted at an angle of 33.5 degrees to the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the inclined plane is 0.200. a. determine the force of kinetic friction acting on the box b. determine the ...
February 25, 2012 by Allie

physics
a 25.0kg box is released from rest on a rough inclined plane tilted at an angle of 33.5 degrees to the horizontal. the coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the inclined plane is 0.200. determine the force of kinetic friction acting on the box. determine the ...
March 16, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
A package of dishes (mass 50.0 kg) sits on the flatbed of a pickup truck with an open tailgate. The coefficient of static friction between the package and the truck's flatbed is 0.330, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.230. (a) The truck accelerates forward on level...
October 16, 2012 by Kira

Physics
A 940 kg car moves along a horizontal road at speed v0 = 16.8 m/s. The road is wet, so the static friction coefficient between the tires and the road is only μs = 0.196 and the kinetic friction coefficient is even lower, μk = 0.1372. The acceleration of gravity is 9....
October 26, 2014 by Sid

physics
The three objects in the drawing are connected by strings that pass over massless and friction-free pulleys. The objects move, and the coefficient of kinetic friction between the middle object and the surface of the table is 0.100. (Assume m1 = 12.2 kg and m2 = 26.0 kg.)
May 27, 2014 by twill

physics
a worker lays a rubber handled 0.500kg hammer down a sloped roof. it slides down the roof to a level portion of the roof where it slides another 2.oo m long this horizontal surface. the coefficient of friction between the rubber handle and the shingles is 0.850 a)draw free ...
January 12, 2013 by teed

Physics
A skier of mass 79.1 kg, starting from rest, slides down a slope at an angle q of 38 with the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction, m, is 0.09. What is the net work (the net gain in kinetic energy) done on the skier in the first 8.9 s of descent?
October 19, 2012 by Brianna

physics
A 10-KG block is pulled along a rough horizontal floor by a 12-N force acting at a 30 degrees angle with respect to the horizontal. The block accelerates at 0.1 m/s2. Calculate A....... the weight of the block B...... the force of friction acting on the block C.... the normal ...
October 8, 2010 by Bolo

physics
A 10-KG block is pulled along a rough horizontal floor by a 12-N force acting at a 30 degrees angle with respect to the horizontal. The block accelerates at 0.1 m/s2. Calculate A....... the weight of the block B...... the force of friction acting on the block C.... the normal ...
October 9, 2010 by Bolo

Physics
A 10-KG block is pulled along a rough horizontal floor by a 12-N force acting at a 30 degrees angle with respect to the horizontal. The block accelerates at 0.1 m/s2. Calculate A....... the weight of the block B...... the force of friction acting on the block C.... the normal ...
October 9, 2010 by Esthere G

PHYSICS
6. Drag-race tires in contact with an asphalt surface have a very high coefficient of static friction. Assuming a constant acceleration and no slipping of tires, estimate the coefficient of static friction needed for a drag racer to cover 2.1 km in 8 s, starting from rest. ...
February 23, 2014 by SHAWN

physical
a crate rest on a ramp that makes an angle of tangent with the horizontal.the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.35 and the coefficient of static friction is 0.45.the inclination of the ramp is slowly increased.(a)find the angle at which the crate starts to slip down the ...
September 6, 2012 by kim

physics
A block M1 of mass 16.5 kg sits on top of a larger block M2 of mass 26.5 kg which sits on a flat surface. The kinetic friction coefficient between the upper and lower block is 0.425. The kinetic friction coefficient between the lower block and the flat surface is 0.125. A ...
February 22, 2014 by Mimi

physics
A 1,040-N crate is being pushed across a level floor at a constant speed by a force of 350 N at an angle of 20.0 below the horizontal; (a) What is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the crate and the floor? (b) If the 350-N force is instead pulling the block at an ...
March 15, 2012 by kevin

physics
A skier of mass 77.7 kg, starting from rest, slides down a slope at an angle $\theta$ of 35.7 with the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.08. What is the net work, i.e. net gain in kinetic energy, (in J) done on the skier in the first 10.9 s of descent?
November 22, 2013 by JAYZ

physics
A skier of mass 70.4 kg, starting from rest, slides down a slope at an angle $\theta$ of 36.8 with the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.14. What is the net work, i.e. net gain in kinetic energy, (in J) done on the skier in the first 8.4 s of descent?
November 22, 2014 by hicham

physics
A skier of mass 70.4 kg, starting from rest, slides down a slope at an angle $\theta$ of 36.8 with the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.14. What is the net work, i.e. net gain in kinetic energy, (in J) done on the skier in the first 8.4 s of descent?
November 22, 2014 by hicham

physics
A skier of mass 70.4 kg, starting from rest, slides down a slope at an angle $\theta$ of 36.8 with the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.14. What is the net work, i.e. net gain in kinetic energy, (in J) done on the skier in the first 8.4 s of descent?
November 22, 2014 by hicham

physics
A 3.3 kg wooden block is placed on 22 degree inclined plane and is connected by a string that passes over a light friciton less pulley at the top of the incline and then attached to a hanging 3.0kg block.If the coefficient of static friction bet the 1st block and the surface ...
October 29, 2007 by Sam

Physics
A 3.3 kg wooden block is placed on 22 degree inclined plane and is connected by a string that passes over a light friciton less pulley at the top of the incline and then attached to a hanging 3.0kg block.If the coefficient of static friction bet the 1st block and the surface ...
October 30, 2007 by ricky

Physics
A hollow, spherical shell with mass 2.00 kg rolls without slipping down a slope angled at 38.0 degrees. (a) Find the acceleration, the friction force, and the minimum coefficient of fricition needed to prevent slipping. You will find the moment of inertia (I) of a hollow ...
March 27, 2007 by Karla

Physics
A 61 kg skier on level snow coasts 184 m to stop from a speed of 12.0 m/s (A) use the work energy principle to find the coefficient of kinetic friction between the skis and the snow. B) suppose a 75 kg skier with twice the starting speed coasted the same distance before ...
June 22, 2009 by Sarah

Physics
A loaded penguin sled weighing 60 N rests on a plane inclined at 20 to the horizontal. Between the sled and the plane the coefficient of static friction is 0.27, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.13. (a) What is the minimum magnitude of the force F, parallel to the...
February 19, 2013 by Rachel

Physics
In moving a 35.0 kg desk from one side of a classroom to the other, a professor finds that a horizontal force of 300 N is necessary to set the desk in motion, and a force of 185 N is necessary to keep it in motion at a constant speed. (a) What is the coefficient of static ...
September 20, 2010 by George

physics
Part B Piles of snow on slippery roofs can become dangerous projectiles as they melt. Consider a chunk of snow at the ridge of a roof with a pitch of 21. As the snow begins to melt, the coefficient of static friction decreases and the snow eventually slips. Assuming that the ...
October 15, 2010 by Anne

Physics
When you push a 1.82-kg book resting on a tabletop, it takes 2.30 N to start the book sliding. Once it is sliding, however, it takes only 1.46 N to keep the book moving with constant speed. Q1. What is the coefficient of static friction between the book and the tabletop? Q2. ...
March 7, 2011 by Randy

phy
When you push a 1.82-{\rm kg} book resting on a tabletop, it takes 2.21 N to start the book sliding. Once it is sliding, however, it takes only 1.52 N to keep the book moving with constant speed. 1-What is the coefficient of static friction between the book and the tabletop? 2...
July 18, 2011 by pop

Physics
A 35 kg box rest in the bed of a truck. The coefficient of static friction between the box and the truck bed is 0.30 and the coefficient of friction of kinetic friction is 0.10. A) Calculate the maximum acceleration the truck can have before the box slides backwards. B) The ...
October 27, 2012 by Sammy

ap physics
A 1.20*10^2 kg crate is being pushed across a horizontal floor by a force P that makes an angle of 30.0 below the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.350. What should be the magnitude of P, so that the net work done by it and the kinetic frictional force is ...
October 19, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
A 1.20*10^2 kg crate is being pushed across a horizontal floor by a force P that makes an angle of 30.0 below the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.350. What should be the magnitude of P, so that the net work done by it and the kinetic frictional force is ...
October 19, 2010 by peter

Physics 1
A 50.0-kg block and 100-kg block are connected by a string as in Figure P8.36. The pulley is frictionless and of negligible mass. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the 50-kg block and incline is 0.250. Determine the change in the kinetic energy of the 50-kg block as ...
October 20, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
A 1100 N crate is being pushed across a level floor at a constant speed by a force of 500 N at an angle of 20.0 below the horizontal. (a) What is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the crate and the floor? (b) If the 500 N force is instead pulling the block at an ...
October 20, 2010 by laven

Physics
A car starts rolling down a l-in-4 hill (l-in-4 means that for each 4 m traveled along the road, the elevation change is 1 m). How fast is it going when it reaches the bottom after traveling 55 m? (a) Ignore friction, (b) Assume an effective coefficient of friction equal to 0....
November 3, 2013 by Jill

Physics
A dock worker loading crates on a ship finds that a 24 kg crate, initially at rest on a horizontal surface, requires a 64 N horizontal force to set it in motion. However, after the crate is in motion, a horizontal force of 46 N is required to keep it moving with a constant ...
March 15, 2011 by Bill

Physics-friction problem
A 0.170 kg hockey puck is initially moving at 21.2 m/s [W] along the ice. The coefficient of kinetic friction for the puck and the ice is 0.005. (a) What is the speed of the puck after traveling 58.5 m? my solution: Fnet=Fk ma=μk.Fn ma=μk.mg a=(0.05)(0.170kg)(9.8m/s2...
April 1, 2013 by LG

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