Physics
posted by Jan .
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?
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

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? 
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 … 
Physics
An airplane is flying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 106 m/s. The 81.0 kg pilot does not want the centripetal acceleration to exceed 6.16 times freefall acceleration. Find the minimum radius of the plane’s path. The acceleration … 
Physics
An airplane is ﬂying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 104 m/s. The 88.0 kg pilot does not want the centripetal acceleration to exceed 6.15 times freefall acceleration. Find the minimum radius of the plane’s path. The … 
Physics
An airplane is flying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 104 m/s. The 73.0 kg pilot does not want the centripetal acceleration to exceed 6.98 times freefall acceleration. Find the minimum radius of the plane’s path. The acceleration … 
physics
A 12 000kg 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? 
Physics
A model airplane is flying in a horizontal circle with a constant speed. The initial radius of the circle is R. The boy holding the cord to which the airplane is attached, then decides to increase the length of the cord so that the … 
Physics
A model airplane is flying in a horizontal circle with a constant speed. The initial radius of the circle is R. The boy holding the cord to which the airplane is attached, then decides to increase the length of the cord so that the … 
physics
A steam catapult launches a jet aircraft from the aircraft carrier John C. Stennis, giving it a speed of 205 mi/h in 2.70 s. (a) Find the average acceleration of the plane. (b) Assuming the acceleration is constant, find the distance … 
Physics
A jet plane is launched from a catapult on an aircraft carrier. In 2.0 s it reaches a speed of 42 meters a second at the end of the catapult. Assuming the acceleration is constant, how far did it travel during those 2 seconds?