# Physics

posted by .

A railroad flatcar is loaded with crates. The coefficient of static friction between the crates and the floor is 0.27. If the train is moving at 59.7 km/hr, in how short a distance can the train be stopped with a constant acceleration without causing the crates to slide?

Ok so I understand that mu*mass*g = mass*v^2/2d, and I need to solve for d. But how do I get the mass?

## Similar Questions

1. ### Physics

A railroad flatcar is loaded with crates. The coefficient of static friction between the crates and the floor is 0.27. If the train is moving at 59.7 km/hr, in how short a distance can the train be stopped with a constant acceleration …
2. ### Physics

A railroad flatcar is loaded with crates. The coefficient of static friction between the crates and the floor is 0.27. If the train is moving at 59.7 km/hr, in how short a distance can the train be stopped with a constant acceleration …
3. ### Physics

A railroad flatcar is loaded with crates. The coefficient of static friction between the crates and the floor is 0.27. If the train is moving at 59.7 km/hr, in how short a distance can the train be stopped with a constant acceleration …
4. ### physics

The floor of a railroad flatcar is loaded with loose crates having a coefficient of static friction of 0.20 with the floor. If the train is initially moving at a speed of 47 km/h, in how short a distance can the train be stopped at …
5. ### physics

The floor of a railroad flatcar is loaded with loose crates having a coefficient of static friction of 0.20 with the floor. If the train is initially moving at a speed of 47 km/h, in how short a distance can the train be stopped at …
6. ### Physics

The floor of a railroad flatcar is loaded with loose crates having a coefficient of static friction of 0.35 with the floor. If the train is initially moving at a speed of 43 km/h, in how short a distance can the train be stopped at …
7. ### Physics

Search: The figure shows three crates being pushed over a concrete floor by a horizontal force of F magnitude 440 N. The masses of the crates are m1 = 30.0 kg, m2 = 10.0 kg, and m3 = 20.0 kg. The coefficient of kinetic friction …
8. ### Physics

The floor of a railroad flatcar is loaded with loose crates having a coefficient of static friction of 0.34 with the floor. If the train is initially moving at a speed of 58 km/h, in how short a distance can the train be stopped at …
9. ### physics

A railroad flatcar is loaded with crates having a coefficient of static friction of 0.394 with the floor. If the train is moving at 57.1 km/h, in how short a distance can the train be stopped at constant acceleration without causing …
10. ### physics

Two crates rest on top of one another.There is a crate of mass 4.62 kg on top of another crate of mass 2.19 kg. The coefficient of friction between the lower crate and the floor is μk = 0.440 and the coefficient of static friction …

More Similar Questions