# Posts by ucieng

Total # Posts: 11

physics
Compute the moment of inertia of your body as you stand tall and turn around a vertical axis passing through the top of your head and the point halfway between your ankles. Model your body as a cylinder of mass 59.5 kg and circumference 84.5 cm. I got the answer to be 10.6 by ...

physics
The vector position of a 3.80 g particle moving in the xy plane varies in time according to the following equation. r1=(3i+3j)t+2jt^2 At the same time, the vector position of a 5.35 g particle varies according to the following equation. r2=3i-2it^2-6jt For each equation, t is ...

Physics
The vector position of a 3.80 g particle moving in the xy plane varies in time according to the following equation. r1=(3i+3j)t+2jt^2 At the same time, the vector position of a 5.35 g particle varies according to the following equation. r2=3i-2it^2-6jt For each equation, t is ...

Physics
Thanks so much for your help drwls!

Physics
A single conservative force acts on a 5.00 kg particle. The equation Fx = (2x + 4) N describes this force, where x is in meters. As the particle moves along the x axis from x = 1.40 m to x = 5.80 m, calculate the following. (a) the work done by this force on the particle (b) ...

Physics
Estimate the terminal speed of a wooden sphere (density 0.770 g/cm3) falling through air, if its radius is 9.00 cm and its drag coefficient is 0.500. (The density of air is 1.20 kg/m3.) (b) From what height would a freely falling object reach this speed in the absence of air ...

Physics
Estimate the terminal speed of a wooden sphere (density 0.770 g/cm3) falling through air, if its radius is 9.00 cm and its drag coefficient is 0.500. (The density of air is 1.20 kg/m3.) (b) From what height would a freely falling object reach this speed in the absence of air ...

Physics: fictitious forces
A plumb bob does not hang exactly along a line directed to the center of the Earth's rotation. How much does the plumb bob deviate from a radial line at 39.0° north latitude? Assume that the Earth is spherical. This was in my textbook with an angle of 35 instead of 39 ...

Physics
Thanks so much for your help drwls!!

Physics
An iron bolt of mass 80.0 g hangs from a string 38.8 cm long. The top end of the string is fixed. Without touching it, a magnet attracts the bolt so that it remains stationary, displaced horizontally 28.0 cm to the right from the previously vertical line of the string. (a) ...

Physics
An iron bolt of mass 80.0 g hangs from a string 38.8 cm long. The top end of the string is fixed. Without touching it, a magnet attracts the bolt so that it remains stationary, displaced horizontally 28.0 cm to the right from the previously vertical line of the string. (a) ...