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physics
A steam catapult launches a jet aircraft (from rest) from the aircraft carrier John C. Stennis, giving it a speed of 160 mi/h in 2.40 s. Find the average acceleration of the plane. Assuming that the acceleration is constant, find the distance the plane moves.
September 16, 2010 by J

physics
a atapult launcher on an aircraft carrier accelerates a jet from rest to 72m/s. The work done catapult during the launch is 7.6 x 10 to the 7th J. a)What is the mass of the jet? b) If the jet is in contact with the catapult for 2s, what is the power output of the catapult?
March 15, 2010 by Clayton

physics
A fighter jet is launched from an aircraft carrier with the aid of its own engines and a steam-powered catapult. The thrust of its engines is 2.4 x 10^5 N. In being launched from rest it moves through a distance of 87 m and has a kinetic energy of 5.0 x 10^7 J at lift-off. ...
October 15, 2008 by nj

Physics
A fighter jet is launched from an aircraft carrier with the aid of its own engines and a steam-powered catapult. The thrust of its engines is 2.1 105 N. In being launched from rest it moves through a distance of 87 m and has a kinetic energy of 3.8 107 J at lift-off. What is ...
November 13, 2010 by Patty

Physics
A fighter jet is launched from an aircraft carrier with the aid of its own engines and a steam-powered catapult. The thrust of its engines is 2.10 105 N. In being launched from rest it moves through a distance of 87 m and has a kinetic energy of 4.30 107 J at lift-off. What is...
November 11, 2012 by Donald

Physics
A fighter jet is launched from an aircraft carrier with the aid of its own engines and a steam-powered catapult. The thrust of its engines is 3.82 x 105 N. In being launched from rest it moves through a distance of 57.2 m and has a kinetic energy of 5.71 x 107 J at lift-off. ...
December 14, 2012 by Ricardo

Physics
A steam catapult launches a jet aircraft from the aircraft carrier John C. Stennis, giving it a speed of 205 mi/h in 3.00 s. (a) Find the average acceleration of the plane. (b) Assuming the acceleration is constant, find the distance the plane moves.
September 21, 2012 by Kelly

Physics
A steam catapult launches a jet aircraft from the aircraft carrier John C. Stennis, giving it a speed of 190 mi/h in 2.70 s. a.) Find the average acceleration of the plane. b.) Assuming the acceleration is constant, find the distance the plane moves.
September 5, 2013 by Ashley

Physics
all HELP appreciated! Thank You! A fighter jet is launched from an aircraft carrier with the aid of its own engines and a steam-powered catapult. The thrust of its engines is 2.1 105 N. In being launched from rest it moves through a distance of 87 m and has a kinetic energy of...
October 19, 2009 by Pablo

physics
a jet fighter plane is launched from a catapult on an aircraft carrier. it reaches a speed of 42 m/s at the end of the catapult in 2 sec. if the acceleration is constant, what is the length of the catapult?
October 15, 2009 by Anonymous

Physics
On an aircraft carrier, a jet can be catapulted from 0 to 155 mi/h in 2.00 s. If the average force exerted by the catapult is 5.53×106 N what is the mass of the jet?__________ kg
October 12, 2012 by Emma

Physics 1
A catapult 100 m long launches a 3.0 x 10^4 kg jet from the deck of a carrier. Starting at rest, the plane takes off with a speed of 80 m/s. Find: a)The acceleration, b) the average force, c) the work done, d) time to accelerate , e) the power developed.
November 28, 2012 by John

Physics
A jet catapult on an aircraft carrier accelerates a 200kg plane uniformly from rest to a launch speed of 320km/h in 2.0s. What is the magnitude of the net force on the plane?
October 27, 2009 by Glenn

physics
A navy jet with a weight of 231 kN requires an airspeed of 85 m/s for liftoff. The engine develops a maximum force of 107 kN, but that is insufficient for reaching takeoff speed in the 90 m runway available on an aircraft carrier. What minimum force (assumed constant) is ...
November 26, 2006 by Dee

physics
A catapult with a spring constant of 1.0 104 newtons per meter is required to launch an airplane from the deck of an aircraft carrier. The plane is released when it has been displaced 0.50 meter from its equilibrium position by the catapult. What is the energy acquired by the ...
November 21, 2010 by ...

Physics
A jet aircraft is traveling at 180 m/s in horizontal flight. The engine takes in air at a rate of 77.0 kg/s and burns fuel at a rate of 3.15 kg/s. The exhaust gases are ejected at 595 m/s relative to the speed of the aircraft. Find the thrust of the jet engine. (Take the ...
October 11, 2011 by mymi

physics
A 12 000-kg airplane launched by a catapult from an aircraft carrier is accelerated from 0 to 200 km/h in 3 s. (a) How many times the acceleration of gravity is the airplane’s acceleration? (b) What is the average force that the catapult exerts on the airplane?
November 18, 2013 by josna

Physics
A 12000 kg airplane launched by a catapult from an aircraft carrier is accelerated from 0 to 200 km/h in 3 s. (a) How many times the acceleration due to gravity is the airplane's acceleration? (b) What is the average force the catapult exerts on the airplane?
January 16, 2013 by Jan

phsics
A catapult on a cliff launches a large round rock towards a ship on the ocean below. The rock leaves the catapult from a height H = 32.0 m above sea level, directed at an angle theta = 49.3° above the horizontal, and with a speed v = 25.8 m/s. Assuming that air friction can be...
September 22, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
A catapult on a cliff launches a large round rock towards a ship on the ocean below. The rock leaves the catapult from a height H = 35.0 m above sea level, directed at an angle theta = 45.9° above the horizontal, and with a speed v = 32.3 m/s. Assuming that air friction can be...
February 8, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
A 747 jet, travelling at a speed of 70 m/s, touches down on a runway. The jet slows to rest at the rate of 2.0 m/s^2. Calculate the total distance the jet travels on the runway as it is brought to rest.
October 7, 2010 by elana

Physics
A catapult launches its payload at a 50.0degrees angle and the payload leaves the catapult 3.00 meters off the ground. If the payload travels 300.0 meters in the horizontal direction, what was the launch speed? At what speed does the payload hit the ground?
April 21, 2014 by TP

phsics
A catapult on a cliff launches a large round rock towards a ship on the ocean below. The rock leaves the catapult from a height H = 32.0 m above sea level, directed at an angle theta = 49.3° above the horizontal, and with a speed v = 25.8 m/s. Assuming that air friction can be...
September 23, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
An aircraft carrier operating in the Persian Gulf is about to receive aircraft. There is a wind from the north at 10kts. In preparation to receive aircraft. the Captain orders the carrier to alter its heading to bring the ship directly into the wind and orders the ship to ...
October 19, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
A catapult on a cliff launches a large round rock towards a ship on the ocean below. The rock leaves the catapult from a height H of 35.0 m above sea level, directed at an angle è above the horizontal with an unknown speed v0. The projectile remains in flight for 6.00 seconds ...
September 14, 2011 by nicolas

Physics
A catapult on a cliff launches a large round rock towards a ship on the ocean below. The rock leaves the catapult from a height H = 35.0 m above sea level, directed at an angle theta = 46.7° above the horizontal, and with a speed v = 28.4 m/s. Assuming that air friction can be...
November 6, 2007 by Lindsay

Science
A jet aircraft is traveling at Mach 2.5 through air at 1 °C. What is the jet's speed in m/sec? I can do the equation myself, I just need to know what equation I need to do in order to find the answer.
April 3, 2013 by Elisabeth

physics
A catapult on a cliff launches a large round rock towards a ship on the ocean below. The rock leaves the catapult from a height H = 33.0 m above sea level, directed at an angle theta = 46.9° above the horizontal, and with a speed v = 33.7 m/s. Assuming that air friction can be...
October 5, 2010 by Bansnoob

physics
A jet pilot takes his aircraft in a vertical loop.f the jet is moving at a speed of 1500 km/h at the lowest point of the loop, determine the minimum radius of the circle so that the centripetal acceleration at the lowest point does not exceed 6.0 g's.
October 18, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
A 16,000 kg F-18 (jet fighter) lands at 52 m/s on an aircraft carrier, its tail hook snags the cable to slow it down. The cable is attached to a spring with a spring constant of 60,000 N/m. How far does the spring stretch to stop the jet?
November 16, 2011 by ....

algebra
Jet #1 leaves an airport at 600 km/h. Jet #2 leaves 3/4 hour after jet #1 in same direction. How long until jet #2 overtakes jet #1
January 28, 2013 by Hannah

Trig
a boeing 747 jet maintains an airspeed of 650 miles per hours in a southwesterly direction. the velocity of the jet stream is a constant 80 miles per hour from the west. find the actual speed and direction of the aircraft. how do i set this up? can anyone walk me through the ...
April 25, 2010 by Karley

Physics
A catapult on a cliff launches a large round rock towards a ship on the ocean below. The rock leaves the catapult from a height H of 31.0 m above sea level, directed at an angle q above the horizontal with an unknown speed v0. a. The projectile remains in flight for 6.00 ...
November 5, 2009 by Anonymous

trig
An aircraft maintains a speed of 500 miles per hour in a southwestern direction. The velocity of the jet stream is constant 50 miles per hour from the west. Find the resultant vector, the speed, and actual direction of the aircraft.
January 15, 2013 by Deb

physics
A jet starting from rest reaches a speed of 241km/h on 96.0m of runway. Determine the magnitude of the Jet's acceleration? Answer is 23.3m/s^2
July 3, 2013 by jacob

physics
A fighter-jet is in level flight at an altitude of 400m and with a speed of 200m/s. The fighter launches a rocket-powered missile horizontally from the underside of the jet. The rocket engine provided a constant horizontal acceleration of 25.0 m/s^2. a) how far does the ...
October 3, 2012 by toor

college physics
A fighter-jet is in level flight at an altitude of 400m and with a speed of 200m/s. The fighter launches a rocket-powered missile horizontally from the underside of the jet. The rocket engine provided a constant horizontal acceleration of 25.0 m/s^2. a) how far does the ...
October 3, 2012 by toor

Physics
A F-14 (mass 2 tonne) aircraft lands on an aircraft carrier. It must reduce its velocity from 130kmh to rest. If the grappler hooks can exert 75 000N of tension, what time will it take to bring the plane to a stop?
April 18, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
An aircraft starts from rest and accelerates at 42.5m/s^2 until it takes off at the end of the runway. How long will it take the aircraft to travel down the 2.6km runway? Answer is 11 seconds
July 3, 2013 by alex

Math
the first aircraft has 47 more seats than the second aircraft. the third aircraft has 54 fewer seats than the second aircraft. if their total number of seats is 401, find the number of seats for each aircraft.
January 27, 2014 by Anonymous

MATH
Aircraft are landing and taking off on parallel runways at a busy airport. On its approach, one aircraft descends from an altitude of 1200m to an altitude of 500m in 35s. During the same time, a departing aircraft climbs from an altitude of 200 m to an altitudes of 1250m. A) ...
January 5, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics
A Jet has a liftoff speed of 160 km/hr. What minimum uniform acceleration does this require if the aircraft is to be airborne after a takeoff run of 300m?
February 5, 2011 by Apryl

Physics
a particular jet aircraft must reach a speed of 80 m/s in order to take off. If the runway is 1500 m long, determine the acceleration
January 29, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
Landing with a speed of 78.3 m/s, and traveling due south, a jet comes to rest in 959 m. Assuming the jet slows with constant acceleration, find the magnitude and direction of its acceleration.
August 29, 2012 by stoic-rider77

physics
Landing with a speed of 78.3 m/s, and traveling due south, a jet comes to rest in 959 m. Assuming the jet slows with constant acceleration, find the magnitude and direction of its acceleration.
August 30, 2012 by stoic-rider77

Physics
A jet aircraft is accelerating at 4.3 m/s2 as it climbs at an angle of è = 44° above the horizontal (see figure). What is the total force that the cockpit seat exerts on the 77 kg pilot?
February 10, 2013 by Anonymous

science physics
a small aircraft experiences s lift force equal to 3.8 times of its weight. a)draw a diagram to show the forces acting on the aircraft when it is flying in a horizontal circle with its wing banked at an angle to the horizontal b)determine the maximum bank angle that the ...
August 16, 2011 by mira

physics
A space aircraft is launched straight up. The aircraft motor provides a constant acceleration for 10seconds, then the motor stops. The aircraft's altitude 15seconds after launch is 2km. Ignore air friction. Determine (i) the acceleration, (ii)the maximum speed reached in km/h...
April 2, 2013 by Kemmone

physics
a jet airliner moving initially at 3..00X10^2 mi/h due east enters a region where the wind is blowing 1.0 x 10^2 mi/h in a direction 30 degrees north of east. A) find the components of the velocity of the jet airliner relative to the air. b) find the components of the velocity...
October 2, 2011 by joshua

machanics
A space aircraft is launched straight up.The aircraft motor provides a constant acceleration for 10 seconds,then the motor stops.The aircraft's altitude 15 seconds after launch is 2 km.ignore air friction .what is the acceleration,maximum speed reached in km/h and the speed(in...
April 2, 2013 by shone

Physics
A jet has 4 engines, each capable of providing 415N of thrust. The mass of the jet is 140,000 kg. What is the greatest acceleration that the jet can achieve?
October 4, 2013 by Lim

physics
A member of an aircraft maintenance crew wears protective earplugs that reduce the sound intensity by a factor of 355. When a jet aircraft is taking off, the sound intensity level experienced by the crew member is 72 dB. What sound intensity level would the crew member ...
December 3, 2011 by Marco

trig problem
Hi, A fountain in a shopping centre has a single jet of water. The height of the jet of water varies according to a sinusoidal function. A student notes that, in exactly one minute, the jet goes from a minimum height of 2m to a maximum height of 6m and back to 2m. At 13:00, ...
April 28, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
A jet makes a landing traveling due east with a speed of 110 m/s. If the jet comes to rest in 11.0 s, what is the magnitude and direction of its average acceleration? you dont have to give me the answer but a step by step on how to solve this would help very much. thanks
October 4, 2012 by beginner

Application prob. for Trig.
Hi, A fountain in a shopping centre has a single jet of water. The height of the jet of water varies according to a sinusoidal function. A student notes that, in exactly one minute, the jet goes from a minimum height of 2m to a maximum height of 6m and back to 2m. At 13:00, ...
April 30, 2012 by Anonymous

Science
When a jet aircraft flies overhead on a clear day, you can see a trail of water vapour, called a contrail, in it's path. Which type of cloud does this contrail resemble?
April 25, 2008 by Ma

Math
13. A catapult launches a boulder with an upward velocity of 148 ft/s. The height of the boulder (h) in feet after t seconds is given by the function h = –16t² + 148t + 30. How long does it take the boulder to reach its maximum height? What is the boulder’s maximum height? ...
March 11, 2013 by Jim

physics
A jet makes a landing traveling due east with a speed of 100 m/s. If the jet comes to rest in 15.0 s, what is the magnitude and direction of its average acceleration? m/s2 due west due east
October 3, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
Landing with a speed of 87.7 m/s, and traveling due south, a jet comes to rest in 939 m. Assuming the jet slows with constant acceleration, find the magnitude and direction of its acceleration. Magnitude of acceleration
September 5, 2012 by martha

trig
jet stream which is flowing at a rate of 80 miles per hour. It travels with the jet stream for 5 hours and then reduces its altitude, flying out of the jet stream for 4 more hours. The plane, while out of the jet stream, covered 550 miles less than it did during the 5 hours ...
July 9, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
The 17500 Hz whine of the turbines in the jet engines of an aircraft moving with speed 280 m/s is heard at what frequency by the pilot of a second craft trying to overtake the first at a speed of 380 m/s?
December 15, 2011 by Kyle

Physics
The 17500 Hz whine of the turbines in the jet engines of an aircraft moving with speed 280 m/s is heard at what frequency by the pilot of a second craft trying to overtake the first at a speed of 380 m/s?
December 15, 2011 by Kyle

trig
A plane climbs into the jet stream which is flowing at a rate of 80 miles per hour. It travels with the jet stream for 5 hours and then reduces its altitude, flying out of the jet stream for 4 more hours. The plane, while out of the jet stream, covered 550 miles less than it ...
November 4, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
a jet pilot takes his aircraft in a vertical loop. a) if the jet is moving at a speed of 2000 km/h at the lowest point of the loop, determine the minimum radius of the circle so that the centripetal acceleration at the lowest point does not exceed 6.0g's b) calculate also the ...
October 4, 2009 by jeffery

Algebra
A catapult launches a boulder with an upward velocity of 184 feet per second. The height of the boulder, (h), in feet after t seconds is given by the function h(t) = –16t² + 184t +20. How long does it take the boulder to reach its maximum height? What is the boulder’s maximum ...
April 3, 2014 by Sandra

physics
1.) The average sound intensity inside a busy neighborhood restaurant is 3.*10^-5 W/M^2. How much energy goes into each ear (area = 2.1 * 10^-2 m^2) during a one hour meal? 2.) A member of an aircraft maintenance crew wears protective earplugs that reduce the sound intensity ...
December 12, 2010 by David

Physics
Landing with a speed of 90 m/s In the x direction a jet come to rest at 1 km. assuming the jet slows down with constant acceleration find the magnitude of it's acceleration. Is there anyway someone could break this down step by step??
February 7, 2014 by Sally

mechanics
A space aircraft is launched staight up.The aircraft motor provide aconstant acceleration for 10 second ,then it stops.the aircraft's altitude 15 second after launch is 2 km.ignore air friction.what is the acceleration and the maximum speed reached in km/h?
April 4, 2013 by shone

physics
A jet fighter lands on an aircraft carrier. m = 35,000 kg, the force of deceleration is 43,000 N, and the initial velocity is 27 m/s. What distance does it travel during the first 7.5 seconds of deceleration?
April 5, 2012 by jh bjh

physics
A jet makes a landing traveling due east with a speed of 100 m/s. If the jet comes to rest in 15.0 s, what is the magnitude and direction of its average acceleration? due west or due east? How can I solve this question? You don't have to give me the answer but how you derive ...
October 4, 2012 by freshmen

calculus
A military jet flies directly over and at a right angles to the straight line course of a commercial jet. The military jet is flying 200 mph faster than four times the commercial jet. How fast is each going if they are 2050 miles apart (on a straight line) after one hour?
September 24, 2010 by lee

math
A military jet flies directly over and at a right angles to the straight line course of a commercial jet. The military jet is flying 200 mph faster than four times the commercial jet. How fast is each going if they are 2050 miles apart (on a straight line) after one hour?
September 24, 2010 by lee

Advanced Maths (Vectors) AQA Level, please help?
An aircraft have a speed in still air of 400 km/h. A wind is blowing from the south at 80 km/h. The pilot wishes the aircraft to travel due east. Find the direction in which aircraft should be steered and the speed at which it will travel.
February 12, 2012 by jat

help with this physics question
You shoot a 52-g pebble straight up with a catapult whose spring constant is 320 N/m. The catapult is initially stretched by 0.30 m. How high above the starting point does the pebble fly? Ignore air resistance.
February 28, 2011 by TheRealGame

Physics
You shoot a 51-g pebble straight up with a catapult whose spring constant is 320N/m. The catapult is initially stretched by 0.20m. How high above the starting point does the pebble fly? Ignore air resistance.
March 26, 2011 by Work needed!

Physiks
You shoot a 51-g pebble straight up with a catapult whose spring constant is 320N/m. The catapult is initially stretched by 0.20m. How high above the starting point does the pebble fly? Ignore air resistance.
March 26, 2011 by Anonymous

physics- TEST TMRW PLS HELP!
In zero-gravity astronaut training and equipment testing, NASA flies a KC135A aircraft along a parabolic flight path. The aircraft climbs from 24 000 ft to 31 000 ft, where it enters the zero-g parabola with a velocity of 143 m/s nose high at 45.0° and exists with velocity 143...
October 18, 2012 by Ania

physics
A jet airliner moving at 500 mph due east moves into a region where the wind is blowing at 120 mph in a direction north . What is the new velocity and direction of the aircraft?
June 10, 2010 by brandon

fluid
a tap discharge water evenly in a jet at a velocity of 2.6 m/s at the tap outlet, the diameter of the jet at this point being 15 mm. the jet flows down vertically in a smooth stream. determine the velocity and the diameter of the jet at 0.6 m below the tap outlet.
December 23, 2013 by nono

...Physics...
A jet moving at 500 km/h due east moves into a region where the wind is blowing at 120 km/h in a direction 30 degrees north of eat. What is the new velocity and the direction of the aircraft relative to the ground? I am completely lost on this question...
October 7, 2007 by ac

trigonometry
An airbus A320 aircraft is cruising at an altitude of 10000 m. The aircraft is flying in a straight line away from Rachel, who is standing on the ground. If she sees the angle of elevation of the aircraft change from 70 degrees to 33 degrees in one minute, what is its cruising...
January 20, 2010 by ann

Physics
A jet plane is cruising at 225.0m/s when suddenly the pilot turns the engines up to full throttle. After travelling 2.26km, the jet is moving with a speed of 392.0m/s. What is the jet's acceleration, assuming it to be a constant acceleration?
September 29, 2012 by Sarah

physics
1. A jet is flying with an air speed of 500 m/s. A parcel is dropped out of the plane. Assume that it takes 40 seconds for the parcel to hit the ground.. Assume no air resistance. a. How high is the jet? b. How far forward horizontally from the spot where it leaves the jet, ...
October 18, 2011 by mimi

physics
1. A jet is flying with an air speed of 500 m/s. A parcel is dropped out of the plane. Assume that it takes 40 seconds for the parcel to hit the ground.. Assume no air resistance. a. How high is the jet? b. How far forward horizontally from the spot where it leaves the jet, ...
October 18, 2011 by mimi

Chemistry
Aluminum metal is used in many familiar objects, from frying pans to screen doorframes and jet aircraft. However, the bottle of aluminum powder in the chemis try laboratory carries a warning that the contents are potentially dangerously combustible. Explain these observations.
May 10, 2012 by David E.

Chemistry
Aluminum metal is used in many familiar objects, from frying pans to screen doorframes and jet aircraft. However, the bottle of aluminum powder in the chemis try laboratory carries a warning that the contents are potentially dangerously combustible. Explain these observations.
May 10, 2012 by David E.

Algebra1
A jet leaves the airport traveling at an average rate of 564km/h. Another jet leaves the same airport traveling at a rate of 744km/h in the same direction. How long will it take for the second jet to reach the first jet
January 29, 2008 by Jacob

Physics 6A
A jet pilot takes his aircraft in a vertical loop. If the jet is moving at a speed of 1100 at the lowest point of the loop: A)Determine the minimum radius of the circle so that the centripetal acceleration at the lowest point does not exceed 5.5 's B)Calculate the 68 pilot's ...
May 9, 2012 by Daisy

Socials: invention
what inventions came before the steam engine? (prototype) I have researched about the steam engine by James Watt and I know that before the steam engine there was a steam pump that was invented by Thomas Newcomen, but I need more info than this. Please help, thanks...
February 15, 2013 by Tess

math
A jet is flying through a wind that is blowing with a speed of 45 mi/h in the direction N 30° E (see the figure). The jet has a speed of 775 mi/h relative to the air, and the pilot heads the jet in the direction N 45° E.
December 2, 2012 by kimberly

physics
A jet airliner moving initially at 300 mi/h due east enters a region where the wind is blowing at 100 mi/h in a direction 26.0° north of east. What is the new velocity of the aircraft relative to the ground? in m/h at degrees North of east.
June 2, 2008 by Elisa

physics
hi every one i appreciate help as ineed answer as soon a jetplane discharges a jet at rate of 28kg/s with a velocity of 950 m/s relative to the plane if the forward speed of the plane is 875km/h what is the thrust developped on the plane and the power developed at the jet the ...
December 15, 2012 by georgie

physics
A steam engine’s boiler completely converts 151 kg of water to steam. This process in- volves the transfer of 4.8786 J J as heat. If steam escaping through a safety valve does 1.66 × 108 J of work expanding against the outside atmosphere, what is the net change in the internal...
February 19, 2013 by scott

Thermodynamics
a rigid vessel of volume 1m(^3) contains steam at 20bar and 400 degrees Celcius. The vessel is cooled until the steam is just dry saturated. Calculate the mass of steam in the vessel, the final pressure of the steam and the heat rejected during the process. The answers should ...
March 12, 2010 by Claire

physics
The pilot of an aircraft wishes to fly due west in a 46.8 km/h wind blowing toward the south. The speed of the aircraft in the absence of a wind is 204 km/h. (a) In what direction should the aircraft head? ° north of west (b) What should its speed relative to the ground be? km/h
December 13, 2012 by Anonymous

PHYSICS
A catapult launches a rocket at an angle of 56.9° above the horizontal with an initial speed of 100 m/s. The rocket engine immediately starts a burn, and for 3.25 s the rocket moves along its initial line of motion with an acceleration of 28.1 m/s2. Then its engine fails, and ...
April 25, 2012 by j

physics
A ski jumper launches from a ski jump that is oriented parallel to a hill. The jump has a vertical drop of 50 m and the coefficient of friction μ between the skier and the jump is 0.05. The launch point is 5 m above the hill and there is a small lip at the bottom of the ...
August 16, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
when a transparent vessel is is filled with water and a jet flows out of the vessel with a light source placed so that a horizontal beam enters the liquid jet. Under what conditions does the jet operate like a light candle?
April 12, 2010 by alliyu

Physics
An aircraft on its take-off run has a uniform acceleration of 3m/s^2.What velocity does the aircraft gain in 4s?
October 29, 2010 by AJ

physics
A Cessna aircraft has a lift-off speed of 120 km/h. (a)What minimum constant acceleration does this require if the aircraft is to be airborne after a take=off of 240m? Work: 120 km/h-->33.3 m/s (33.3 m/s)^2= (16.7 m/s)^2 + 2a(240 m) a= 1.73 m/s^2 [What did I do wrong?] (b)...
September 7, 2007 by Anonymous

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