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college physic
A 1.25kg mass stretches a vertical spring 0.215m.If the spring is stretches an additional 0.130m and released, (a)how long does it take to reach the equilibrium position again? (b)Write an equation giving its position y as a function of time t. (c)What will be its maximum ...
July 26, 2011 by noah

physics
The maximum speed of a 3.7-{\rm kg} mass attached to a spring is 0.66 m/s, and the maximum force exerted on the mass is 11 N. What is the amplitude of motion for this mass? What is the force constant of the spring? What is the frequency of this system?
November 20, 2011 by shaz

Physics
If 50 ft lbs of work is done on the same spring (in part a) in order to compress it, by how much is the spring shortened? *Information on part (a) is 400 #/in is the k constant and 1.75" is the compression. 50 ft lbs = 600 in lbs equation is: 1/2 * 600" lb * 1.75"^2 = 918.75 ...
May 8, 2014 by Adam -Please check if I'm Correct

physics please help!!
A moving 2.20kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 419 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 9.00cm from its rest postion. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.140. a) What is ...
October 6, 2011 by archi

phyics
A block of mass m = 0.510 kg is fastened to an unstrained horizontal spring whose spring constant is k = 85.3 N/m. The block is given a displacement of +0.112 m, where the + sign indicates that the displacement is along the +x axis, and then released from rest. (a) What is ...
November 12, 2013 by MATT

Physics helpp please!
A 8000-kg freight car rolls along rails with negligible friction. The car is brought to rest by a combination of two coiled springs as illustrated in the figure below. Both springs are described by Hooke's law and have spring constants with k1 = 1700 N/m and k2 = 3700 N/m. ...
April 3, 2011 by Kate

college physic SHM
A 1.25kg mass stretches a vertical spring 0.215m.If the spring is stretches an additional 0.130m and released, (a)how long does it take to reach the equilibrium position again? (b)Write an equation giving its position y as a function of time t. (c)What will be its maximum ...
July 26, 2011 by noah

Physics
A object-spring system oscillates with an amplitude of 4.0 cm. If the spring constant is 210 N/m and object has a mass of 0.50 kg, determine each of the following values. (a) the mechanical energy of the system J (b) the maximum speed of the object m/s (c) the maximum ...
December 5, 2010 by Josh

Physics
A object-spring system oscillates with an amplitude of 4.0 cm. If the spring constant is 210 N/m and object has a mass of 0.50 kg, determine each of the following values. (a) the mechanical energy of the system (b) the maximum speed of the object (c) the maximum acceleration ...
December 6, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
A 240 g mass is attached to a spring of constant k = 5.4 N/m and set into oscillation with amplitude A = 26 cm. (a) Determine the frequency of the system in hertz. (b) Determine the period. (c) Determine the maximum velocity of the mass. (d) Determine the maximum force in the ...
November 11, 2012 by Jill

physics
A 350 g block is attached to a vertical spring whose stiffness constant is 12 N/m . The block is released at the position where the spring is unextended. a) What is the maximum extension of the spring? b)How long does it take the block to reach the lowest point?
February 3, 2014 by Az

physics
A 350 g block is attached to a vertical spring whose stiffness constant is 12 N/m . The block is released at the position where the spring is unextended. a) What is the maximum extension of the spring? b)How long does it take the block to reach the lowest point?
February 3, 2014 by Az

physics
A 350 g block is attached to a vertical spring whose stiffness constant is 12 N/m . The block is released at the position where the spring is unextended. a) What is the maximum extension of the spring? b)How long does it take the block to reach the lowest point?
February 3, 2014 by Az

physics
A 350 g block is attached to a vertical spring whose stiffness constant is 12 N/m . The block is released at the position where the spring is unextended. a) What is the maximum extension of the spring? b)How long does it take the block to reach the lowest point?
February 3, 2014 by Az

Physics
A moving 4.5 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 226 N/m (see figure). The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 8.0 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.47...
November 9, 2014 by David

College Physics
Answer the following questions for a mass that is hanging on a spring and oscillating up and down with simple harmonic motion. Note: the oscillation is small enough that the spring stays stretched beyond its rest length the entire time. Options for each question are (Top, ...
February 19, 2012 by Jerry

Physics
A 2.10 kg frictionless block is attached to an ideal spring with force constant 315N/m . Initially the block has velocity -3.75m/s and displacement 0.270m . Find (a) the amplitude of the motion. (b) the maximum acceleration of the block. (c) the maximum force the spring exerts...
October 24, 2014 by chiongo

Physics
A student gets a 2.9 kg mass to oscillate up and down on bottom of a light vertical spring by pulling her hand up and down on the top end of the spring. The spring is a real spring with a spring constant of 93 N/m and a damping constant of 0.7 N sec/m. (a) At what approximate ...
April 12, 2010 by Jacob

physics
Objects of equal mass are oscillating up and down in simple harmonic motion on two different vertical springs. The spring constant of spring 1 is 186 N/m. The motion of the object on spring 1 has 3 times the amplitude as the motion of the object on spring 2. The magnitude of ...
March 30, 2012 by Brian

Physics
My question had 2 parts: a) A 2.0 kg object oscillates with simple harmonic motion on a spring of force constant 580.0 N/m. The maximum speed is 1.0 m/s. What is the total energy of the object and the spring? Answer: 1.0 J b) What is the maximum amplitude of the oscillation? ...
April 30, 2008 by Lindsay

physics
The block in the figure below lies on a horizontal frictionless surface and is attached to the free end of the spring, with a spring constant of 65 N/m. Initially, the spring is at its relaxed length and the block is stationary at position x = 0. Then an applied force with a ...
December 14, 2008 by help

physics
A mass M = 5 kg moves with an initial speed v = 3 on a level frictionless air track. The mass is initially a distance D = 0.250 m away from a spring with k = 844 N/m, which is mounted rigidly at one end of the air track. The mass compresses the spring a maximum distance d, ...
March 23, 2012 by sara

Physics help please!!!
A 2.10 kg frictionless block is attached to an ideal spring with force constant 315N/m . Initially the block has velocity -3.75m/s and displacement 0.270m . Find (a) the amplitude of the motion. (b) the maximum acceleration of the block. (c) the maximum force the spring exerts...
March 27, 2012 by john

Physics: Energy & Work Done
A spring of negligible mass has a force constant k = 1600 N/m. You place the spring vertically with one end on the floor. You then drop a 1.20 kg book onto it from a height of 0.8 m above the top of the spring. Find the maximum distance the spring will compress. The answer is ...
September 14, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
A block of mass m = 0.605 kg is fastened to an unstrained horizontal spring whose spring constant is k = 67.5 N/m. The block is given a displacement of +0.120 m, where the + sign indicates that the displacement is along the +x axis, and then released from rest. (a) What is the...
June 8, 2014 by twill

physics
I'm given a spring that has a mass of 100 g and a constant of 22 N/m with an A of 5 cm I belive the A is amplitude and I'm asked for the Total Energy which i don't know how to do the max velocity also have no idea how to do and the max force which i don't know how to do Damon ...
June 17, 2009 by Physics

Physics to be solved
The block in the figure below lies on a horizontal frictionless surface and is attached to the free end of the spring, with a spring constant of 55 N/m. Initially, the spring is at its relaxed length and the block is stationary at position x = 0. Then an applied force with a ...
October 26, 2012 by Rioster2012

physics
A child's toy consists of a piece of plastic attached to a spring. The spring is compressed against the floor a distance of 2.00 cm, and the toy is released. If the toy has a mass of 105 g and rises to a maximum height of 75.0 cm, estimate the force constant of the spring.
January 11, 2011 by julie

physics
A block having mass 90 kg.just contact the top of the free end of spring. (1) find the maximum deflection of spring if the block is released instantaneously with zero initial velocity. (2) if the block is very gradually lowered on the spring.
October 23, 2013 by Sarsi

physics again it didnt work.
A moving 1.60 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 295 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 3.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.500. What is ...
March 1, 2008 by rory

physics
A spring (spring 1) with a spring constant of 520N/m is attached to a wall and connected to another weaker spring (spring 2) with a spring constant of 270N/m on a horizontal surface. Then an external force of 70N is applied to the end of the weaker spring (#2). how much ...
June 29, 2013 by victoria

physics
A moving 2.8 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 215 N/m (see figure). The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 11.5 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.48...
November 23, 2010 by help

physics - charge
A 80.0 g block carrying a charge Q = 33.0 µC is connected to a spring for which k = 74.0 N/m. The block lies on a frictionless, horizontal surface and is immersed in a uniform electric field of magnitude E = 4.84 104 N/C directed away from the spring and block. The block is ...
July 10, 2010 by lo

physics help needed very urgent !!!
The block in the figure below lies on a horizontal frictionless surface and is attached to the free end of the spring, with a spring constant of 55 N/m. Initially, the spring is at its relaxed length and the block is stationary at position x = 0. Then an applied force with a ...
October 26, 2012 by helper

physics
If a spring is compressed 2.0 cm from its equilibrium position and the ncompressed an addition 4.0 cm, how much more work is done in the second compression than in the first?
April 28, 2009 by Anonymous

physics
A mass sitting on a horizontal, frictionless surface is attached to one end of a spring; the other end is fixed to a wall. 8.0 J of work is required to compress the spring by 0.17 m. If the mass is released from rest with the spring compressed, it experiences a maximum ...
December 6, 2009 by Anonymous

Physics
A mass sitting on a horizontal, frictionless surface is attached to one end of a spring; the other end is fixed to a wall. 3.0 J of work is required to compress the spring by 0.17 m. If the mass is released from rest with the spring compressed, it experiences a maximum ...
January 8, 2010 by BJ

Physics
A 0.55-kg air cart is attached to a spring and allowed to oscillate. If the displacement of the air cart from equilibrium is x=(10.0 cm)cos[(2.00 s ^-1)t + pi], find the maximum kinetic energy of the cart. Find the maximum force exerted on it by the spring.
November 17, 2011 by Cooper

physics
At the grocery store, you place some produce onto a scale that has a vertically hung spring supporting the produce. The spring has a spring constant of 16 N/m. Your produce bobs up and down with an amplitude of 20 cm, and the maximum speed it reaches is 0.4 m/s. How much does ...
July 18, 2012 by shawn

Please check my math 2
A spring has stiffness of 100Nmm, the initial compression of the spring is 15mm, and it is then compressed to 65mm. 1Nmm = 0.001Nm 100Nmm = 100 X 0.001 = 0.1Nm Comp.1 = 15 mm = 0.015m Comp.2 = 65 mm = 0.065m a) i-Find potential energy at 15mm. ii- Find potential energy at 65mm...
March 21, 2009 by Henri

Please check my math
A spring has stiffness of 100Nmm, the initial compression of the spring is 15mm, and it is then compressed to 65mm. 1Nmm = 0.001Nm 100Nmm = 100 X 0.001 = 0.1Nm Comp.1 = 15 mm = 0.015m Comp.2 = 65 mm = 0.065m a) i-Find potential energy at 15mm. ii- Find potential energy at 65mm...
March 21, 2009 by Henri

Physics
A child’s toy consists of plastic attached to a spring. The spring is compressed against the floor a distance of 1.48 cm, and the toy is released. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . If the toy has a mass of 109 g and rises to a maximum height of 58.7 cm, estimate the ...
September 19, 2012 by George

physics
A child’s toy consists of plastic attached to a spring. The spring is compressed against the floor a distance of 2.41 cm, and the toy is released. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s 2 . If the toy has a mass of 66 g and rises to a maximum height of 57.3 cm, estimate ...
November 15, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
The period of oscillation of a spring-and-mass system is 0.56 s and the amplitude is 4.1 cm. What is the magnitude of the acceleration at the point of maximum extension of the spring?
March 31, 2010 by anonymous

physics help
The period of oscillation of a spring-and-mass system is 0.56 s and the amplitude is 4.1 cm. What is the magnitude of the acceleration at the point of maximum extension of the spring? m/s2
March 31, 2010 by lisa

physics
A child’s toy consists of plastic attached to a spring. The spring is compressed against the floor a distance of 2.55 cm, and the toy is released. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s 2 . If the toy has a mass of 116 g and rises to a maximum height of 64.4 cm, estimate...
March 27, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics
A 0.25-kg block oscillates on the end of the spring with a spring constant of 200 N/m. If the oscillation is started by elongating the spring 0.15 m and giving the block a speed of 3.0 m/s, then the maximum speed of the block is A3.7 m/s B0.18 m/s C5.2 m/s D13 m/s E0.13 m/s
June 16, 2012 by Huhu.

Physics
A 0.40kg block is held against a compressed spring of stiffness 68.2N/m and compression 0.64m parallel to a 24 degree incline that is 1.27m long. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the incline is 0.34. The external force holding the block against the ...
October 18, 2012 by Alphonse

physics
I have a question involving the spring costant: A 2-kg block is attached to a horizontal ideal spring with a spring constant of 200N/m. When the spring has its equilibrium length the block is given a speed of 5 m/s. What is the maximum elongation of the spring? The answer is ...
November 5, 2006 by Diane

physics
A 1.20 kg mass on a horizontal spring oscillates on a frictionless surface with a displacement as a function of time given by x(t) = 0.075cos(4.16t – 2.45). (Units are standard units.) a.) Find the time for one complete vibration. b.) Find the force constant of the spring. c...
July 31, 2012 by Lauren

Physics
A m = 1.85 kg box rests on a plank that is inclined at an angle of θ = 65.5° above the horizontal. The upper end of the box is attached to a spring with a force constant of 21.0 N/m. If the maximum force of static friction between the box and the plank is 1.60 N, what is ...
October 24, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
An 87-kg box is attached to a spring with a force constant of 82 N/m. The spring is compressed 11 cm and the system is released. (a)What is the speed of the box when the spring is stretched by 7.0 cm? (b)What is the maximum speed if the box?
April 16, 2013 by Amy

physics
a mass of 0.7kg is attached to a horizontal spring (k=5.2) the spring is compressed to 20cm and released . assume that the spring is ideal and frictionless and the mass oscillates horizontally, 1.what is the amplitude of oscillation 2.what is the maximum speed 3.what are the ...
July 4, 2012 by QiQi

physics
Tarzan, played by Patrick Huard, 60 kg, must cross a stream 5 m wide, and full of hungry crocodiles. To do this, decides to slide along a sloping tree trunk, hollowed and moist so that there is no friction. After the trunk, there is a part of 3 m platform covered in mud, with ...
November 16, 2011 by sarah

Physics
Tarzan, played by Patrick Huard, 60 kg, must cross a stream 5 m wide, and full of hungry crocodiles. To do this, decides to slide along a sloping tree trunk, hollowed and moist so that there is no friction. After the trunk, there is a part of 3 m platform covered in mud, with ...
November 17, 2011 by Alani

physics
What should be the spring constant of a spring designed to bring a 1300 car to rest from a speed of 95 so that the occupants undergo a maximum acceleration of 6.0 ?
March 14, 2011 by cool

Physics
A spring-loaded toy gun is used to shoot a ball of mass m=1.5 kg straight up in the air. The spring has spring constant k=667 N/m. If the spring is compressed a distance of 25.0 centimeters from its equilibrium position and then released, the ball reaches a maximum height (...
October 17, 2010 by Nikohl

Physics
A spring-loaded toy gun is used to shoot a ball of mass m=1.5 kg straight up in the air. The spring has spring constant k=667 N/m. If the spring is compressed a distance of 25.0 centimeters from its equilibrium position and then released, the ball reaches a maximum height (...
October 17, 2010 by Eden

physics help!
Two springs P and Q both obey Hooke’s law. They have spring constants 2k and k respectively.The springs are stretched, separately, by a force that is gradually increased from zero up to a certain maximum value, the same for each spring. The work done in stretching spring P is ...
October 28, 2014 by Taylor

phisics
plzz help me with my homework!!! Tarzan, played by Patrick Huard, 60 kg, must cross a stream 5 m wide, and full of hungry crocodiles. To do this, decides to slide along a sloping tree trunk, hollowed and moist so that there is no friction. After the trunk, there is a part of 3...
November 16, 2011 by sarah

Physics
A bloc of 10 kg is put at the top of an inclined plan of 45 degrees (to the left), attached to a spring which has a spring constant of 250 N/m. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the bloc and the surface of the inclined plan is of 0,300. What is the maximum elongation...
February 1, 2012 by Raf

physics
A 126 kg block is released at a 6.8 m height as shown. The track is frictionless. The block travels down the track, hits a spring of force constant k = 1999 N/m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s 2 .moreno (lm35839) – Homework 16A – smith – (14122) 3 6.8 m x 126 kg 1999 N...
January 17, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics
A 5.00 kg carrying a charge of Q=60 uC is connected to a spring for which k=100N/m. The block lies on a frictionless horizontal track and the system is immersed in a uniform electric field of E=5.0e5 V/m. If the block is released from rest when the spring is unstretched. A) By...
March 28, 2012 by Jona F

Physics
A 5.00 kg carrying a charge of Q=60 uC is connected to a spring for which k=100N/m. The block lies on a frictionless horizontal track and the system is immersed in a uniform electric field of E=5.0e5 V/m. If the block is released from rest when the spring is unstretched. A) By...
March 28, 2012 by Jona F

physics
A spring is resting vertically on a table. A small box is dropped onto the top of the spring and compresses it. Suppose the spring has a spring constant of 450 N/m and the box has a mass of 1.5 kg. The speed of the box just before it makes contact with the spring is 0.49 m/s...
June 19, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
a 1.2 kg book is dropped from a height of 0.8 m onto a spring with force constant k=1960 N/m ang neglible mass. find the maximum distance that the spring will be compressed.
August 15, 2012 by vendy

PHYSICS
m1 = 2.7 kg block slides on a frictionless horizontal surface and is connected on one side to a spring (k = 40 N/m) as shown in the figure above. The other side is connected to the block m2 = 3.6 kg that hangs vertically. The system starts from rest with the spring unextended...
November 3, 2011 by joe

PHYSICS HELP
m1 = 2.7 kg block slides on a frictionless horizontal surface and is connected on one side to a spring (k = 40 N/m) as shown in the figure above. The other side is connected to the block m2 = 3.6 kg that hangs vertically. The system starts from rest with the spring unextended...
November 6, 2011 by joe

PHYSICS HELP
m1 = 2.7 kg block slides on a frictionless horizontal surface and is connected on one side to a spring (k = 40 N/m) as shown in the figure above. The other side is connected to the block m2 = 3.6 kg that hangs vertically. The system starts from rest with the spring unextended...
November 6, 2011 by joe

Physics
A student gets a 2.9 kg mass to oscillate up and down on bottom of a light vertical spring by pulling her hand up and down on the top end of the spring. The spring is a real spring with a spring constant of 93 N/m and a damping constant of 0.7 N sec/m. (b) The student now ...
April 13, 2010 by Jacob

physics
Janet wants to find the spring constant of a given spring, so she hangs the spring vertically and attaches a 0.42 kg mass to the spring's other end. If the spring stretches 4.0 cm from its equilibrium position, what is the spring constant?
February 22, 2012 by McKenzie

Physics
A object-spring system oscillates with an amplitude of 3.8 cm. If the spring constant is 210 N/m and object has a mass of 0.50 kg, find the maximum speed of the object. I already have the mechanical energy of the system. How do I find the maximum speed?
April 9, 2008 by Chris Adison

physics
A 500g block is released from rest and slides down a frictionless track that begins 2m above the horizontal. At the bottom of the track, where the surface is horizontal, the block strikes and sticks to a light spring with a spring constant of 20.0N/m. Find the maximum distance...
August 10, 2011 by AJ

physics emergency
m1 = 2.7 kg block slides on a frictionless horizontal surface and is connected on one side to a spring (k = 40 N/m) as shown in the figure above. The other side is connected to the block m2 = 3.6 kg that hangs vertically. The system starts from rest with the spring unextended...
November 4, 2011 by mary

physics
A 280-g wood block is firmly attached to a very light horizontal spring, as shown in the figure. The block can slide along a table where the coefficient of friction is 0.30. A force of 22 N compresses the spring 18 cm. If the spring is released from this position, how far ...
April 6, 2011 by Cara

physics
A 280-g wood block is firmly attached to a very light horizontal spring, as shown in the figure. The block can slide along a table where the coefficient of friction is 0.30. A force of 22 N compresses the spring 18 cm. If the spring is released from this position, how far ...
April 6, 2011 by Cara

Physics
A certain spring has a spring constant of 165 N/m. A 20kg mass is attached to the end of the spring. While the mass is at the equilibrium position, it is given a velocity of 8m/s downward. What is the total energy of the system, and aacceleration of the system when it is at ...
November 19, 2012 by Philip

Physics HELP PLZ :(
A 2.0 kg mass is placed in front of a spring (K = 40 N/m) which has been compressed to its maximum of 20.0 cm. (a)If the spring is released, determine the velocity of the mass at the instant that the spring is only compressed 10.0 cm. (b) Determine the velocity of the mass ...
June 24, 2012 by Aria

physical
A proton resistor spring system in a magnetic field going out of the page has a mass of proton 1.67*10^-27 kg, a spring constant k=500 N/m and the resistor has r=5Ω. The magnetic field strength is 0.8T. a) When released from rest, calculate the maximum displacement. b) ...
March 30, 2010 by Thomas

college physics
A 280 g wood block is firmly attached to a very light horizontal spring, as shown in the figure . The block can slide along a table where the coefficient of friction is 0.30. A force of 22 N compresses the spring 18 cm. If the spring is released from this position, how far ...
May 3, 2010 by peyton

physics
A proton resistor spring system in a magnetic field going out of the page has a mass of proton 1.67*10^-27 kg, a spring constant k=500 N/m and the resistor has r=5Ω. The magnetic field strength is 0.8T. a) When released from rest, calculate the maximum displacement. b) ...
March 30, 2010 by Thomas

Physics
On a frictionless, horizontal air track, a glider oscillates at the end of an ideal spring of force constant 2.30 N/cm. The graph in the figure shows the acceleration of the glider as a function of time. Find the mass of the glider. Find the maximum displacement of the glider ...
April 19, 2012 by Joe

college physics
A spring-loaded toy gun is used to shoot a ball of mass m= 1.50 kg straight up in the air. The spring has spring constant k = 667 N/m. If the spring is compressed a distance of 25.0 cm from its equilibrium position y=0 and then released, the ball reaches a maximum height h_max...
February 27, 2010 by Anonymous

Spring Physics
A 2.0 kg box rests on a plank that is inclined at an angle of 65° above the horizontal. The upper end of the box is attached to a spring with a force constant of 19 N/m, as shown in Figure 6-32. If the coefficient of static friction between the box and the plank is 0.21, what ...
November 4, 2009 by Stefanie

spring- physics
A 2.0-kg box rests on a plank that is inclined at an angle of 65 degrees above the horizontal. The upper end of the box is attached to a spring with a force constant of 400 N/m. If the coefficient of static friction between the box and the plank is 0.22, what is the maximum ...
October 28, 2010 by Cerra

physics
If a 0.1 kg mass is suspended at rest from a spring near the Earth's surface, the distance that the spring is stretched is measured to be 1.0 cm. What is the spring constant of the spring (remember the MKS units)? A mass of 2 kg is attached to a spring with constant 18 N/m. ...
November 8, 2010 by devin

physics
a 0.1 kg mass is suspended at rest from a spring near the Earth's surface, the distance that the spring is stretched is measured to be 1.0 cm. What is the spring constant of the spring (remember the MKS units)? A mass of 2 kg is attached to a spring with constant 18 N/m. How ...
November 10, 2010 by derek

PHYSICS
a 0.1 kg mass is suspended at rest from a spring near the Earth's surface, the distance that the spring is stretched is measured to be 1.0 cm. What is the spring constant of the spring (remember the MKS units)? A mass of 2 kg is attached to a spring with constant 18 N/m. How ...
November 10, 2010 by PHYSICIS HELP ASAP

physics
An Otto engine has a maximum efficiency of 33.1 %; find the compression ratio. Assume that the gas is diatomic.
December 17, 2012 by jimmy

Physics
A block of mass 0.229 kg is placed on top of a light, vertical spring of force constant 4665 N/m and pushed downward so that the spring is compressed by 0.093 m. After the block is released from rest, it travels upward and then leaves the spring. To what maximum height above ...
March 17, 2012 by beavis

physics
a block of mass 2 kg and block B of mass 8 kg are connected by a spring of spring constant 80 N/m and negligible mass. The system is being pulled to the right across a horizontal frictionless surface by a horizontal force 4 N with both blocks experiencing equal constant ...
June 9, 2008 by shelly

Physics
A 500 g block is released from rest and slides down a frictionless track that begins h = 1.70 m above the horizontal, as shown in Figure P13.56. At the bottom of the track, where the surface is horizontal, the block strikes and sticks to a light spring with a spring constant ...
December 5, 2010 by Anonymous

please check this Physics
A 5kg block slides along a frictionless surface at 8 m/s toward a second block that is 2kg and attached to the end of a spring,The spring has a constant of 250N/m . When the blocks collide they stick together. What is the speed of the two blocks immediately after the collision...
January 14, 2014 by Kelsey

DrRuss/bobpursley/drwls please help!!!
Can you please clarify your response to my post Wednesday April 4th at 8:53pm and 8:54pm. Thanks for all of your help!!! pleasde repost it. Yes, repost it. Go to it, copy, and paste it here. Thanks. A vertical spring with a spring constant of 450 N/m is mounted on the floor. ...
April 6, 2007 by Mary

Physics
I need help with part b, c, and d please! A 45 g mass is attached to a massless spring and allowed to oscillate around an equilibrium according to: y(t) = 1.4 * sin( 4 * t ) where y is measured in meters and t in seconds...
December 3, 2010 by Susan

simple harmonic motion
A 50-g mass is attached to a spring and undergoes simple harmonic motion. Its maximum acceleration is 15m/s2 and its maximum speed is 3.5m/s . Determine the angular frequency. Determine the spring constant. Determine the amplitude of the motion.
December 4, 2014 by little wayne

physic
Depending on how you fall, you can break a bone easily. The severity of the break depends on how much energy the bone absorbs in the accident, and to evaluate this let us treat the bone as an ideal spring. The maximum applied force of compression that one man’s thighbone can ...
January 20, 2014 by nada

Physics
An ideal massless spring is fixed to the wall at one end. A block of mass M attached to the other end of the spring oscillates with amplitude A on a frictionless, horizontal surface. The maximum speed of the block is V_m. The force constant of the spring is a)Mg/A b)MgV_m/2A c...
March 25, 2007 by Tammy

science
To stop an elevator in free fall, brakes are installed between the walls of the elevator car and the walls of the shaft in which the car moves. In addition, springs with compression coils are installed on the floor, at the bottom of the shaft, in order to absorb the residual ...
September 2, 2010 by christine

Physics
1. A 3 kg block collides with a massless spring of spring constant 90 N/m attached to a wall. The speed of the block was observed to be 1.5 m/s at the moment of collision. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. How far does the spring compress if the surface on which the ...
March 15, 2014 by mallak

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