# Physics

posted by .

A disk and a hollow spherical shell, like a basketball, are released at the same time at the top of an inclined plane. The spherical shell has a mass M and a radius R; the disk has a mass 2M and a radius 2R.
If the two objects are released at rest, and the height of the ramp is = 0.73m , find the speed of the disk and the spherical shell when they reach the bottom of the ramp.

• Physics -

Mass and radius do not matter but the way the mass is distributed (body shape and hollowness) does. Be sure to consider the rotational kinetic energy and moment of inertia when you apply conservation of energy to get the answer.

## Similar Questions

1. ### Physics

A 190 g basketball has a 37.3 cm diameter and may be approximated as a thin spherical shell. Starting from rest, how long will it take a basketball to roll without slipping 2.48 m down an incline that makes an angle of 46◦ with …
2. ### Physics

Consider a conducting spherical shell with inner radius b = 0.862 m and outer radius c = 1.21 m. There is a net charge q2 = 3.82 ìC on the shell. At its center, within the hollow cavity, there is a point charge q1 = 2.89 ìC. Determine …
3. ### Physics

A particle with a charge of -60.0 nC is placed at the center of a nonconducting spherical shell of inner radius 20.0 cm and outer radius 33.0 cm. The spherical shell carries charge with a uniform density of -2.02 µC/m3. A proton moves …
4. ### INTRO TO PHYSICS

Each of the following objects has a radius of 0.174 m and a mass of 2.16 kg, and each rotates about an axis through its center (as in the table below) with an angular speed of 37.3 rad/s. Find the magnitude of the angular momentum …
5. ### Physics gravity

A thin spherical shell has a radius of 2.4 m and a mass of 410 kg, and its center is located at the origin of a coordinate system. Another spherical shell with a radius of 1 m and mass 135 kg is inside the larger shell with its center …
6. ### physics

A spherical shell is formed by taking a solid sphere of radius 20.0 cm and hollowing out a spherical section from the shell's interior. Assume the hollow section and the sphere itself have the same center location. a) If the hollow …
7. ### Physics

A hollow spherical shell with mass 2.45kg rolls without slipping down a slope that makes an angle of 30.0∘ with the horizontal. a.) find the magnitude of the acceleration of the center of mass of the spherical shell. b.) find …
8. ### Physics

A hollow spherical shell with mass 2.45kg rolls without slipping down a slope that makes an angle of 30.0∘ with the horizontal. a.) find the magnitude of the acceleration of the center of mass of the spherical shell. b.) find …
9. ### Physics

A hollow spherical shell with mass 2.45kg rolls without slipping down a slope that makes an angle of 30.0∘ with the horizontal. a.) find the magnitude of the acceleration of the center of mass of the spherical shell. b.) find …
10. ### Physics ( Thickness of a Spherical Shell)

Aluminum floater: A spherical shell with an outer radius R=2 cm is made of aluminum (mass density of Al is 2.7 g/cm3). How thick is the shell if the average density of the spherical object is exactly 0.5 g/cm3 ?

More Similar Questions