# The maximum kinetic energy of a mass-spring system in SHM is equal to

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The maximum kinetic energy of a mass-spring system in SHM is equal to
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In a horizontal spring-mass configuration, the position of the 0.52 kg mass is described by [x = (1.09 m) sin(2.70t)] a) What is in meters the amplitude of these oscillations? b) What is in m/s the maximum speed of the mass under these conditions? c) What is in Joules the ...
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A mass oscillate with SHM of amplitude A and period T y = A cos (2πt/T). The kinetic energy of the mass is equal with twice the potential energy of the spring at :
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I need help with part b, c, and d please! A 45 g mass is attached to a massless spring and allowed to oscillate around an equilibrium according to: y(t) = 1.4 * sin( 4 * t ) where y is measured in meters and t in seconds...
5. ### Physics - SHM

An oscillating block-spring system has a mechanical energy of 1.00 J, an amplitude of 11.2 cm, and a maximum speed of 1.08 m/s. (a) Find the spring constant. ___ N/m (b) Find the mass of the block. ___ kg (c) Find the frequency of oscillation. ___ Hz .. im having difficulty ...
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A thrill-seeking cat with mass 4.00 kg is attached by a harness to an ideal spring of negligible mass and oscillates vertically in SHM. The amplitude is 0.050 m, and at the highest point of the motion the spring has its natural unstretched length. Calculate the elastic ...
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I need help with b... I found that k=.750880 for part a but I can't figure out what y would be to get potential energy. A 52 g mass is attached to a massless spring and allowed to oscillate around an equilibrium according to: y(t) = 0.8 * sin( 3.8 * t ) where y is measured in ...

A mass is attached to a spring. When is the KE at its maximum? a) at equlibrium b) at the highest point c) at the lowest point d) after the spring has performed many oscillations and returned to equilibrium I'm not sure, since none of the choices imply that the spring is ...
9. ### college physics HELP

A vertically oriented spring stretches 0.2m when a 0.4kg mass is suspended from it. The mass is pulled, stretching the spring by an additional 0.15m. The mass is released and beings to oscillate in SHM. a)Calculate the spring constant for the spring. b)calculate the frequency ...
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I'm given a spring that has a mass of 100 g and a constant of 22 N/m with an A of 5 cm I belive the A is amplitude and I'm asked for the Total Energy which i don't know how to do the max velocity also have no idea how to do and the max force which i don't know how to do Damon ...
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A mass-on-a-spring system has a spring constant k = 384 N/m and a mass m = 0.51 kg. (a) If it is given an initial displacement of 0.22 m and then released, what is the initial potential energy of the oscillator? = 9.29 J (b) What is the maximum kinetic energy of the oscillator...
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A 0.44 kg mass at the end of a horizontal spring is displaced 1.5 m and released, then moves in SHM at the end of the spring of force constant 2 N/m. Find the potential energy of the system when the spring is stretched 0.9 m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Answer in...
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A 0.44 kg mass at the end of a horizontal spring is displaced 1.5 m and released, then moves in SHM at the end of the spring of force constant 2 N/m. Find the potential energy of the system when the spring is stretched 0.9 m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Answer in...
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Which of the following statements is true about a mass, which is attached to a spring and moves with simple harmonic motion on a frictionless horizontal surface? Choose one answer. a. The kinetic energy of the mass is maximum at the end positions. b. The kinetic energy of the ...
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A mass-spring system oscillates on a horizontal frictionless surface with an amplitude of 3.35 cm. If the spring constant is 222 N/m and the mass is 0.580 kg, determine the mechanical energy of the system. Determine the maximum speed of the mass. Determine the maximum ...
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two blocks wood Aand B are coupled spring they are placed on a frictionless table .the spring is stretched and release show that kinetic energy of A divided by kinetic energy of B equal to mass of B divided by mass of ?
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In the figure, a 4.3 kg block is accelerated from rest by a compressed spring of spring constant 660 N/m. The block leaves the spring at the spring's relaxed length and then travels over a horizontal floor with a coefficient of kinetic friction μk = 0.260. The frictional ...
18. ### physics (simple harmonic motion)

If the phase angle for a block-spring system in SHM is π/5 rad and the block's position is given x = xm cos(ωt + ϕ), what is the ratio of the kinetic energy to the potential energy at time t = 0?
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A mass-spring system oscillates with an amplitude of 4.00 cm. If the spring constant is 277 N/m and the mass is 573 g, a.determine the mechanical energy of the system. b.Determine the maximum speed of the object. c.Determine the maximum acceleration.
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A mass of 2 kg is hung from the lower end of a vertical spring and extends it by 40 cm. The mass is now pulled down a further 20 cm and is then released from rest so that it oscillates about the equilibrium position. Determine : a) the spring stiffness constant k for the ...
21. ### Physics Problem

A 3.00-kg mass is fastened to a light spring that passes over a pulley. They pulley is frictionless, and its inertia may be neglected. The mass is released from rest when the spring is unstretched. If the mass drops 10.0cm before stopping, find (a) the spring constant of the ...
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A mass (0.5 kg) and spring (k = 250 N/m) system oscillates with an amplitude of 3.5 cm. a) What is the total mechanical energy of the system? b) What is the maximum speed of the mass? c) What is the maximum acceleration of the mass? I need help please. What equation should I ...
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A spring stretches 0.150 m when a 0.30 kg mass is hung from it. The spring is then stretched an additional 0.100 m from this equilibrium point and released. Determine a). the spring constant, k, b). the maximum velocity of the mass, c. ) the maximum acceleration of the mass, d...
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A certain spring has a spring constant of 165 N/m. A 20kg mass is attached to the end of the spring. While the mass is at the equilibrium position, it is given a velocity of 8m/s downward. What is the total energy of the system, and aacceleration of the system when it is at ...

A spring stretches 0.150 m when a 0.30 kg mass is hung from it. The spring is then stretched an additional 0.100 m from this equilibrium point and released. Determine a). the spring constant, k, b). the maximum velocity of the mass, c. ) the maximum acceleration of the mass, d...
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A block on a spring moves in SHM with amplitude 0.23 m and period 3.8 s. The mass of the block is 2.1 kg. What is the total energy of the system?
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A ball of mass 0.35 kg is fired with velocity 157 m/s into the barrel of a spring gun of mass 1.8 kg initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The ball sticks in the barrel at the point of maximum compression of the spring. No energy is lost to friction. What fraction of ...
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A ball of mass 0.30 kg is fired with velocity 100 m/s into the barrel of a spring gun of mass 2.2 kg initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The ball sticks in the barrel at the point of maximum compression of the spring. No energy is lost to friction. What fraction of ...
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A ball of mass 0.60 kg is fired with velocity 100 m/s into the barrel of a spring gun of mass 2.4 kg initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The ball sticks in the barrel at the point of maximum compression of the spring. No energy is lost to friction. What fraction of ...
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A ball of mass 0.60 kg is fired with velocity 100 m/s into the barrel of a spring gun of mass 2.4 kg initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The ball sticks in the barrel at the point of maximum compression of the spring. No energy is lost to friction. What fraction of ...
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A ball of mass 0.60 kg is fired with velocity 100 m/s into the barrel of a spring gun of mass 2.4 kg initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The ball sticks in the barrel at the point of maximum compression of the spring. No energy is lost to friction. What fraction of ...
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Q.1.Find the total mechanical energy in one time period? my sir says that it is (1/2)mw^2A^2 but according to me it should be 1/4mw^2A^2.How? Q.2.The total mechnical energy of a spring mass system in SHM is E = (1/2)mw^2A^2.Suppose the oscillating particle is replaced by ...
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A horizontal spring-mass system has low friction, spring stiffness 210 N/m, and mass 0.6 kg. The system is released with an initial compression of the spring of 11 cm and an initial speed of the mass of 3 m/s. suppose that there is energy dissipation of 0.02 J per cycle of the...
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A 0.4 kg mass attached to a spring is pulled back horizontally across a table so that the potential energy of the system is increased from zero to 200 J. Ignoring friction, what is the kinetic energy of the system after the mass is released and has moved to a point where the ...
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a 0.30 kg mass attached to a spring is pulled back horizontally across a table so that the potential energy of the system is increased from zero to 120 J. Ignoring friction what is the kinetic energy of the system after the mass is released and has moved to a point where the ...
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A mass (0.5 kg) and spring (k = 250 N/m) system oscillates with an amplitude of 3.5 cm. a) What is the total mechanical energy of the system? b) What is the maximum speed of the mass? c) What is the maximum acceleration of the mass? I need help please! Do it step by step and ...
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A object-spring system oscillates with an amplitude of 4.0 cm. If the spring constant is 210 N/m and object has a mass of 0.50 kg, determine each of the following values. (a) the mechanical energy of the system J (b) the maximum speed of the object m/s (c) the maximum ...
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A object-spring system oscillates with an amplitude of 4.0 cm. If the spring constant is 210 N/m and object has a mass of 0.50 kg, determine each of the following values. (a) the mechanical energy of the system (b) the maximum speed of the object (c) the maximum acceleration ...
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A block of mass 0.45 kg can slide over a frictionless horizontal surface. It is attached to a spring whose stiffness constant is k = 18 N/m. The block is pulled 38 cm and let go. a)What is its maximum speed? b)What is its speed when the extension is 30 cm? c)At what position ...
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When a 1.3kg mass was attached to a spring, the spring stretched 21cm from its equilibrium position. The mass spring system was then set into oscillatory motion by providing the mass with an initial velocity. Its oscillatory motion is then described by the following equation: ...
41. ### physics (Simple harmonic motion)

In a horizontal block-spring system,the block mass is m=0.5kg and the spring constant is k =2N/m. At t1=0.1s the block velocity is +0.263m/s and the acceleration is -0.216m/s2. Assuming that the system is undergoing SHM.Write the expression for block displacement from ...
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A steel ball of mass m=5 g is moving at a speed of 250 m/s toward a large mass M=2.2 kg which is connected to a relaxed spring, as shown below. When the ball reaches the large mass it collides and bounces off without losing any kinetic energy. The large mass is connected to a ...
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A tension spring opposes being stretched, but offers no resistance to being compressed (think of a slinky!). A tension spring, with an equilibrium length of 1.25 m, is suspended by one end from a ceiling at a height of 2.5 m above the ground; a mass of 100 g is attached to the...
44. ### physics # 9

9. A block attached to a spring of negligible mass undergoes simple harmonic motion on a frictionless horizontal surface. The potential energy of the system is zero at the equilibrium position and has a maximum value of 50 J. When the displacement of the block is half the ...

An oscillating block-spring system has a mechanical energy of 5.1 J, an amplitude of 0.81 m, and a maximum speed 1.6 m/s. Find the spring constant k of the spring. What is the mass of the block? What is the frequency of oscillation?
46. ### Physics 2

A particle moves along a line where the potential energy of its system depends on its position r as graphed in Figure P8.46. In the limit as r increases without bound, U(r) approaches +1 J. (a) Identify each equilibrium position for this particle. Indicate whether each is a ...
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A small glider is placed against a compressed spring at the bottom of an air track that slopes upward at an angle of 38.0 ∘ above the horizontal. The glider has mass 6.00×10−2 kg . The spring has 630 N/m and negligible mass. When the spring is released, the glider travels...
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Can someone help me solve this? I've tried it a few times, but I keep getting answers that seem off. Like, for example, I'm getting 2.339 for part A, and it just seems completely off. So if you know the right formulas and can walk me through this, I'd appreciate it a lot! The ...
49. ### college physic SHM

A 1.25kg mass stretches a vertical spring 0.215m.If the spring is stretches an additional 0.130m and released, (a)how long does it take to reach the equilibrium position again? (b)Write an equation giving its position y as a function of time t. (c)What will be its maximum ...
50. ### Physics Mechanics

Particle A and particle B are held together with a compressed spring between them. When they are released, the spring pushes them apart, and they then fly off in opposite directions, free of the spring. The mass of A is 3.00 times the mass of B, and the energy stored in the ...
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A mass-spring system undergoes simple harmonic motion with amplitude A.Does the total energy of the system change if the mass doubled but the amplitude is unchanged? Does the kinetic and potential energies depends on the mass? Explain.
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work & energy homework problems: please help me =] my teacher is bad a teaching how to do stuff =/ 1)A 5.000kg plastic ball moves with a velocity of 10.00 m/s x. It collides with a second plastic ball of mass of 10.00kg at rest. The collision is completely elastic. find: a)the...
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A object-spring system oscillates with an amplitude of 3.8 cm. If the spring constant is 210 N/m and object has a mass of 0.50 kg, find the maximum speed of the object. I already have the mechanical energy of the system. How do I find the maximum speed?
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A 1.o kg cart A and 2.0 kg cart B are at rest on a frictionless table. A cord and a spring of negligible mass join the two carts. The spring is compressed 0.060m between the two carts until the spring's potential energy is 12 Joules. When the cord is cut, the spring will force...
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A 0.51-kg mass is attached to a horizontal spring with k = 108 N/m. The mass slides across a frictionless surface. The spring is stretched 26 cm from equilibrium, and then the mass is released from rest. (a) Find the mechanical energy of the system. (b) Find the speed of the ...
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A 0.53-kg mass is attached to a horizontal spring with k = 106 N/m. The mass slides across a frictionless surface. The spring is stretched 27 cm from equilibrium, and then the mass is released from rest. (a) Find the mechanical energy of the system. (b) Find the speed of the ...
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Particle A and particle B are held together with a compressed spring between them. When they are released, the spring pushes them apart and they then fly off in opposite directions, free of the spring. The mass of A is 3.00 times the mass of B, and the energy stored in the ...
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A block on a spring moves in SHM with amplitude 0.23 m and period 3.8 s. The mass of the block is 2.1 kg. What is the total energy of the system? Can someone please take me step by step and show me what my answer should be? Thanks!
59. ### mechanics: simple harmonic oscillation

Consider an ideal spring that has an unstretched length ℓ and a spring constant k. Suppose the spring is attached to a mass m that lies on a horizontal frictionless surface. The spring-mass system is compressed a distance of x_0 from equilibrium and then released with an...
60. ### Physics Classical Mechanics

The figure below shows the experimental setup to study the collision between two carts. In the experiment cart A rolls to the right on the level track, away from the motion sensor at the left end of the track. Cart B is initially at rest. The mass of cart A is equal to the ...
61. ### College Physics

Can someone check my answers for two and help me with the third? 1) A mass m at the end of a spring of spring constant k is undergoing simple harmonic oscillations with amplitude A. Part (a) At what positive value of displacement x in terms of A is the potential energy 1/9 of ...

The mass m = 14 kg shown in the figure is displaced a distance x to the right from its equilibrium position. (Take k1 = 113 N/m and k2 = 198 N/m.) (a) What is the net force acting on the mass? (Use any variable or symbol stated above along with the following as necessary: ...
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A 1.79 kg block slides across a horizontal surface directly toward a massless spring with spring constant 5,300 N/m. The surface is frictionless except for a rough patch of length 0.45 m that has coefficient of kinetic friction 0.28. The initial velocity of the block is 3.24 m...
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A 0.44 kg object connected to a light spring with a spring constant of 22.0 N/m oscillates on a frictionless horizontal surface. The spring is compressed 4.0 cm and released from rest. (a) Determine the maximum speed of the mass. 28.28 cm/s (b) Determine the speed of the mass ...
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A 0.43 kg object connected to a light spring with a spring constant of 21.4 N/m oscillates on a frictionless horizontal surface. The spring is compressed 4.0 cm and released from rest. (a) Determine the maximum speed of the mass. (b) Determine the speed of the mass when the ...
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The block in the figure below lies on a horizontal frictionless surface and is attached to the free end of the spring, with a spring constant of 65 N/m. Initially, the spring is at its relaxed length and the block is stationary at position x = 0. Then an applied force with a ...
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A 50 gram mass vibrates in SHM at the end of a spring. The amplitude of the motion is 0.12 meters, and the period is T= 1.70 seconds. Find: The maximum acceleration of the mass? The speed of the mass when the displacement is 0.06 meters?
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A 5 kg mass is thrown down with a velocity of 10 m/s from a height of 20 m onto an upright spring with a relaxed length of 10 m, and a constant of 50 N/m. What will the maximum compression of the spring be? What will the speed of the object be when the spring is compressed 0.2...
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A mass is oscillating with amplitude A at the end of a spring. How far (in terms of A) is this mass from the equilibrium position of the spring when the elastic potential energy equals the kinetic energy?
70. ### Physics to be solved

The block in the figure below lies on a horizontal frictionless surface and is attached to the free end of the spring, with a spring constant of 55 N/m. Initially, the spring is at its relaxed length and the block is stationary at position x = 0. Then an applied force with a ...
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A mass is oscillating with amplitude A at the end of a spring. How far (in terms of A) is this mass from the equilibrium position of the spring when the elastic potential energy equals a half the kinetic energy?
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A block of weight 3.8 N is launched up a 30 ∘ inclined plane of length 2.20 m by a spring with spring constant 2.40 kN/m and maximum compression 0.10 m . The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.50. f so, how much kinetic energy does it have there; if not, how close to ...
73. ### physics help needed very urgent !!!

The block in the figure below lies on a horizontal frictionless surface and is attached to the free end of the spring, with a spring constant of 55 N/m. Initially, the spring is at its relaxed length and the block is stationary at position x = 0. Then an applied force with a ...
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A spring, (spring constant of 400 N/m) is displaced .75 m from its equilibrium position. An 8-kg mass is connected to the spring and it is allowed to oscillate horizontally with Simple Harmonic Motion. What is the Kinetic Energy of the mass?

A block of mass 2.62 kg is kept at rest as it compresses a horizontal massless spring(k = 141 N=m) by 15.3 cm. As the block is released, it travels 0.627 m on a rough hori- zontal surface before stopping. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 :Calculate the coe±cient of ...
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The maximum speed of a 3.68-kg mass attached to a spring is 0.688 m/s, and the maximum force exerted on the mass is 11.6 N. What is the amplitude of motion for this mass? (in m) What is the force constant of the spring? (in N/m) What is the frequency of this system? (in Hz)
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The stored potential energy in the trampoline at maximum compression, (1/2) k X^2, equals the gravitational potential energy at maximum height, M g H. (Kinetic energy is zero in both cases) X = 0.5 m g = 9.8 m/s^2 H = 2.5 m k = the spring constant. Solve for k. k = 2MgH/X^2 A ...
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The maximum speed of a 3.7-{\rm kg} mass attached to a spring is 0.66 m/s, and the maximum force exerted on the mass is 11 N. What is the amplitude of motion for this mass? What is the force constant of the spring? What is the frequency of this system?
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A mass m = 13 kg is connected to two different springs, one on the left and another on the right. It is displaced a distance x to the right from its equilibrium position. (Take k1 = 115 N/m and k2 = 198 N/m.) (a) What is the net force acting on the mass? (Use any variable or ...
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A spring and mass system are oscillating with an amplitude of 8.4 cm. The spring constant is 204 N/m and the mass is 540 g. Find the mechanical energy of the system to 2 sf.
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A spring and mass system are oscillating with an amplitude of 5.4 cm. The spring constant is 166 N/m and the mass is 540 g. Find the mechanical energy of the system
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The displacement of a block of mass 439g 439 g attached to a spring whose spring constant is 66N/m 66 N m is given by x=Asin(ωt) x A s i n ω t where A=12cm A 12 c m . In the first complete cycle find the values of x x and t t at which the kinetic energy is equal to ...
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You have been asked to design a "ballistic spring system" to measure the speed of bullets. A bullet of mass m is fired into a block of mass M. The block, with the embedded bullet, then slides across a frictionless table and collides with a horizontal spring whose spring ...
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A 0.46 kg object connected to a light spring with a spring constant of 18.0 N/m oscillates on a frictionless horizontal surface. The spring is compressed 4.0 cm and released from rest. (a) Determine the maximum speed of the mass. unit = cm/s (b) Determine the speed of the mass...
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Hung vertically, a mass less spring extends by 3.00 cm a mass of 739. G is attached to its lower end. The same mass and spring are then placed apart on a table. The spring is fixed in place and then the mass is given a velocity of 0.900 m/s towards the spring. a) What is the ...
86. ### physics

find the total mechanical energy of a mass-spring system with m=1.24 kg and maximum speed 0.670 m/s
87. ### physics

A spring with spring constant k = 810 N/m is placed in a vertical orientation with its lower end supported by a horizontal surface. The upper end is depressed 25 cm, and a block with a weight of 29 N is placed (unattached) on the depressed spring. The system is then released ...
88. ### physics

A spring (k=200N/m) is fixed at the top of a frictionless plane inclined at an angle of 40 degrees. A 1 kg block is projected up the plane from an initial position that is distance d=0.60m from the end of the relaxed spring, with an initial kinetic energy of 16J. A) What is ...
89. ### physics

A spring (k=200N/m) is fixed at the top of a frictionless plane inclined at an angle of 40 degrees. A 1 kg block is projected up the plane from an initial position that is distance d=0.60m from the end of the relaxed spring, with an initial kinetic energy of 16J. A) What is ...
90. ### Physics

Two lumps of clay having equal masses and speeds, but traveling in opposite directions, collide and stick together. Which of the following statements about this system of lumps must be true? A. The momentum of the system is conserved during the collision. B. The kinetic energy...
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A mass-on-a-spring system has m = 54 kg and k = 225 N/m. The mass is pulled a distance 0.25 m from its equilibrium position and then released. (a) What is the maximum acceleration of the mass? My work: F=ma -kx=ma (225)(.25)=(54kg)(a) solve for a. a=1.04 m/s^2. this is correct...
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A 0.50-kg mass is placed on the end of a vertical spring that has a spring constant of 75 N/m and eased down into its equilibrium position. (a) Determine the change in spring (elastic) potential energy of the system. PEs=1/2kx^2=1/2(75)(0.5)^2=9.375 (b) Determine the system’...
93. ### physics

An amount of work equal to 3.5 J is required to compress the spring in a marble gun. If all energy is conserved, how much kinetic energy does a 25 gram marble have when it leaves the spring?
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A single conservative force F(x) acts on a 1.6 kg particle that moves along an x axis. The potential energy U(x) associated with F(x) is given by U(x) = -2.9xe-x/3 where x is in meters. At x = 3.4 m the particle has a kinetic energy of 7.2 J. (a) What is the mechanical energy ...
95. ### Physics

Object A has mass mA = 9 kg and initial momentum A,i = < 19, -7, 0 > kg · m/s, just before it strikes object B, which has mass mB = 12 kg. Just before the collision object B has initial momentum B,i = < 5, 6, 0 > kg · m/s. Consider a system consisting of both ...

Hung vertically, a massless spring extends by 3.00 cm when a mass of 992.0 g is attached to its lower end. The same mass and spring are then placed apart on a table. The spring is fixed in place and then the mass is given a velocity of 0.800 m/s towards the spring. a) What is ...