1. college physics

    A board of mass m and length L is leaning against a wall. The wall is frictionless, and the coefficient of static friction between the board and the floor is µ. Find an expression for the minimum angle β at which the board can be leaned without
  2. help!!! physics

    you want to nail a 1.6 kg board onto the wall of a barn. to position the board before nailing, you push it against the wall with a horizontal force to keep it from sliding to the ground. (a) if the coefficient of static friction between the board and wall
  3. physics

    You want to nail a 1.5 kg board onto the wall of a barn. To position the board before nailing, you push it against the wall with a horizontal force F to keep it from sliding to the ground. (a) If the coefficient of static friction between the board and the
  4. Physics Equilibrium

    A table is supported against a wall forming an angle with the vertical. The coefficient of static friction between the table and the floor is (μe). The frictional force of the wall on the board may be neglected. Find an expression for the maximum value
  5. Physics

    A table is supported against a wall forming an angle with the vertical. The coefficient of static friction between the table and the floor is (μe). The frictional force of the wall on the board may be neglected. Find an expression for the maximum value
  6. Static Equilibrium

    This has been causing me some pain. An 89.03 kg person is half way up a uniform ladder of length 3.453 m and mass 22.75 kg that is leaning against a wall. The angle between the ladder and the wall is θ. The coefficient of static friction between the
  7. PHYSICS

    A uniform board is leaning against a smooth vertical wall. The board is at an angle above the horizontal ground. The coefficient of static friction between the ground and the lower end of the board is 0.750. Find the smallest value for the angle , such
  8. Phyics

    A uniform board is leaning against a smooth vertical wall. The board is at an angle above the horizontal ground. The coefficient of static friction between the ground and the lower end of the board is 0.710. Find the smallest value for the angle , such
  9. physics Classical Mechanics

    A stick of length l =70.0cm rests against the wall. The coefficient of static friction between stick and wall and between the stick and the floor are equal. The stick will slip off the wall if placed at an angle greater than theta = 41 degrees. What is the
  10. Physics

    You are holding a bulletin board weighing 7.01 N in place against a wall while your friend secures it to the wall. To keep it from slipping, you apply a force perpendicular to the bulletin board, pressing it directly into the wall. How large must this
  11. Physics

    You are holding a bulletin board weighing 7.01 N in place against a wall while your friend secures it to the wall. To keep it from slipping, you apply a force perpendicular to the bulletin board, pressing it directly into the wall. How large must this
  12. Physics

    You are holding a bulletin board weighing 6.46 N in place against a wall while your friend secures it to the wall. To keep it from slipping, you apply a force perpendicular to the bulletin board, pressing it directly into the wall. How large must this
  13. Physics

    You are holding a bulletin board weighing 6.46 N in place against a wall while your friend secures it to the wall. To keep it from slipping, you apply a force perpendicular to the bulletin board, pressing it directly into the wall. How large must this
  14. Physics

    Consider the stability of a ladder of mass m and length L leaning against a wall. A painter wants to be sure the ladder will not slip across the floor. He knows that the frictional force exerted by the floor on the bottom end of the ladder is needed to
  15. physics

    A ladder of mass 39.0 kg and length 3.18 m is leaning against a wall at an angle θ. The coefficient of static friction between ladder and floor is 0.298; assume that the friction force between ladder and wall is zero. What is the maximum value that
  16. physics

    A ladder of mass 34.4 kg and length 3.36 m is leaning against a wall at an angle θ. The coefficient of static friction between ladder and floor is 0.326; assume that the friction force between ladder and wall is zero. What is the maximum value that
  17. Physics Classical Mechanics

    A stick of length l = 65.0 cm rests against a wall. The coefficient of static friction between stick and the wall and between the stick and the floor are equal. The stick will slip off the wall if placed at an angle greater than θ = 39.0 degrees. What
  18. physics

    IP You want to nail a 2.4kg- board onto the wall of a barn. To position the board before nailing, you push it against the wall with a horizontal force to keep it from sliding to the ground What happens to the force of static friction if you push against
  19. Physics(Help!!!!!!)

    A stick of length l = 65.0 cm rests against a wall. The coefficient of static friction between stick and the wall and between the stick and the floor are equal. The stick will slip off the wall if placed at an angle greater than θ = 39.0 degrees. What
  20. Physics

    A ladder of mass 39.4 kg and length 2.88 m is leaning against a wall at an angle θ. The coefficient of static friction between ladder and floor is 0.282; assume that the friction force between ladder and wall is zero. What is the maximum value that
  21. phyics

    If the coefficient of static friction between the board and the wall is 0.81, what is the least force you can apply and still hold the board in place?
  22. Physics

    A uniform ladder of 5.0 m long and 12 kg is leaning against the wall (contact with the wall = point b, contact with the floor = point a). The height from the ground to point b is 4m . The wall is frictionless but the floor is not. A painter of 55 kg climbs
  23. Physics Classical Mechanics

    A person of mass m2= 85.0 kg is standing on a rung, one third of the way up a ladder of length d= 4.0 m. The mass of the ladder is m1= 15.0 kg, uniformly distributed. The ladder is initially inclined at an angle θ= 40.0∘ with respect to the
  24. Physics

    A uniform ladder of mass m = 6.5 kg and length l = 2.1 m leans at an angle against a frictionless wall, Fig. 12-72. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is µs = 0.3, what is the minimum angle at which the ladder will not
  25. physics

    A person is stretching by putting their arms straight over their heads and bending forward at their ankles until their hands are pushing against the wall in front of them. As they stretch, they keep stepping back from the wall, leaning further forward. The
  26. physics101

    A uniform 7.1 m tall aluminum ladder is leaning against a frictionless vertical wall. The ladder has a weight of 272 N. The ladder slips when it makes a 57.0degrees angle with the horizontal floor. Determine the coefficient of static friction between the
  27. physics

    A uniform 7.1 m tall aluminum ladder is leaning against a frictionless vertical wall. The ladder has a weight of 272 N. The ladder slips when it makes a 57.0degrees angle with the horizontal floor. Determine the coefficient of static friction between the
  28. physics

    ) A uniform ladder of mass m and length leans at an angle against a frictionless wall. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is determine a formula for the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip.
  29. physics

    A uniform ladder of mass m and length L leans at an angle θ against a frictionless wall. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is 0.43, what is the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip? Do i use the
  30. Physics - Equilibrium

    A uniform ladder of mass M and length L leans at an angle theta against a frictionless wall. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is U, determine a formula for the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip.
  31. geometry

    12 foot board is leaning against a wall and makes a 77 degree angle with ground. How high does the board reach on the wall? I used Sin 77x 12 and got 11.692 but questions is round this to the nearest tenth of a foot.... Is it 11.7 feet? Thank you.
  32. Physics

    A ladder of mass M and length 2 m rests against a frictionless wall at an angle of 47 degrees to the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor is 0.5. What is the maximum distance along the ladder a person of mass 13M
  33. Physics

    A ladder of mass M and length 6 m rests against a frictionless wall at an angle of 50 degrees to the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor is 0.5. What is the maximum distance along the ladder a person of mass 11M
  34. Physics

    A uniform ladder of length (L) and weight 100 N rests against a smooth vertical wall. The coefficient of static friction between the bottom of the ladder and the floor is 0.5. Find the minimum angle theta , which the ladder can make with the floor so the
  35. Physics

    A uniform ladder of mass (m = 14.5 kg) and length (L) leans against a frictionless wall, see figure. Find the static friction force between the ladder and the floor if the angle θ = 64.0°?
  36. Physics

    A uniform ladder of mass (m = 14.5 kg) and length (L) leans against a frictionless wall, see figure. Find the static friction force between the ladder and the floor if the angle θ = 64.0°?
  37. Physics

    The Wall of Death in an amusement park is comprised of a vertical cylinder that can spin around the vertical axis. Riders stand against the wall of the spinning cylinder and the floor falls away leaving the riders held up by friction. The radius of the
  38. Physics

    Can someone help with the following physics problem? This is the only one I'm having trouble solving. Thanks. A 3.6-m-long ladder leans against a frictionless wall as shown in the figure below. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the
  39. Physics

    he weight of the block in the drawing is 77.0 N. The coefficient of static friction between the block and the vertical wall is 0.490. (a) What minimum magnitude of the force is required to prevent the block from sliding down the wall? (Hint: The static
  40. AP Physics

    A ladder of unknown length and mass of 29 kg rests on a rough floor, and leans against a rough wall. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and both the floor and wall are 0.68. Hanging on the ladder are two masses. The first mass is 9.9 kg
  41. PHYSICS

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data A ride in an amusement park consists of a cylindrical chamber that rotates around a vertical axis as shown in the diagram below. When the angular velocity is sufficiently high, a person leaning
  42. Physics

    A ladder ABC of length 20m is leaning against a wall at an angle from the horizontal. There is a roller at the top of the ladder that rests against the vertical wall. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and the horizontal surface at A is 0.5.
  43. Physics(Help!!!!)

    A person of mass m2= 85.0 kg is standing on a rung, one third of the way up a ladder of length d= 3.0 m. The mass of the ladder is m1= 15.0 kg, uniformly distributed. The ladder is initially inclined at an angle θ= 35.0∘ with respect to the
  44. physics

    A box sits on a horizontal wooden board. The coefficient of static friction between the box and the board is 0.41. You grab one end of the board and lift it up, keeping the other end of the board on the ground. What is the angle between the board and the
  45. physics

    A box sits on a horizontal wooden board. The coefficient of static friction between the box and the board is 0.22. You grab one end of the board and lift it up, keeping the other end of the board on the ground. What is the angle between the board and the
  46. Physics Classical Mechanics

    A person of mass m2= 85.0 kg is standing on a rung, one third of the way up a ladder of length d= 3.0 m. The mass of the ladder is m1= 15.0 kg, uniformly distributed. The ladder is initially inclined at an angle θ= 35.0∘ with respect to the
  47. algebra

    A board is leaning against a building so that the top of the board reaches a height of 18 feet. The bottom fo the board is on the groung 4 feet away from the wall. What is the slope of the board as a positive number?
  48. algebra 1

    a board is leaning against a building so that the top of the board reaches a height of 16 feet. the bottom of the board is on the ground 6 feet away from the wall. what is the slope of the board as a positive number?
  49. Physics-coefficient of friction

    What's the minimum coefficient of friction between the ladder (of length d) and the ground will keep it from slipping? (consider the wall frictionless) (θ=56.5 degrees) I think the formula is supposed to be mg L/2 sin y, but it does not provide a
  50. please help asap!

    A ladder, 5.0 m long, leans against a frictionless wall at a point 4.0 m above the ground. A painter is climbing up the ladder. The mass of the ladder is 12.0 kg and the mass of the painter is 60.0 kg. The ladder begins to slip at its base when the painter
  51. Physics

    A ladder, 5.0 m long, leans against a frictionless wall at a point 4.0 m above the ground. A painter is climbing up the ladder. The mass of the ladder is 12.0 kg and the mass of the painter is 60.0 kg. The ladder begins to slip at its base when the painter
  52. Physics help

    A ladder of length 2L and mass M is positioned on level ground leaning against a wall such that the angle between the ladder and the horizontal is α. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the wall and between the ladder and the ground
  53. physics

    A ladder of length 5m has mass of 25 Kg. the ladder is leaned against a frictionless vertical wall at an angle of 100 with the vertical. A repairman with a mass of 82Kg needs to stand on an upper rung of the ladder that is 1m from the end. What is the
  54. physics

    A ladder of length 5m has mass of 25 Kg. the ladder is leaned against a frictionless vertical wall at an angle of 10 degrees with the vertical. A repairman with a mass of 82Kg needs to stand on an upper rung of the ladder that is 1 m from the end. What is
  55. physics

    A ladder of length 5m has mass of 25 Kg. the ladder is leaned against a frictionless vertical wall at an angle of 10 degrees with the vertical. A repairman with a mass of 82Kg needs to stand on an upper rung of the ladder that is 1m from the end. What is
  56. Physics

    Santa Claus (mass = 150 kg) is leaning his sled(mass = 50 kg, length = 6 m) at an angle of 72° against the wall of the house to enter from the roof the living room. Considering a coefficient of friction of 0.29 between the ground and the sled and no
  57. physics

    Suppose the radius of the room is 3.97 m and the speed of the wall is 12.0 m/s when the floor falls away. The source of the centripetal force on the riders is the normal force provided by the wall. (a) How much centripetal force acts on a 56.0 kg rider?
  58. physics

    The weightless strut in the figure below is not attached to the wall; it is prevented from falling only by friction. (Let w = 360 N, L = 5.25 m and h = 3.25 m.) (a) Find the magnitude of the force of friction between the wall and the strut. (b) Find the
  59. Physics

    In a certain amusement-park ride, riders stand with their backs against the wall of a spinning vertical cylinder. The floor falls away and the riders are held up by friction. If the radius of the cylinder is 4.2 m, find the minimum number of revolutions
  60. Physics

    A ladder, mass 40 kg, 5 m long, is leaning against a vertical frictionless wall at an angle of 50egrees to the vertical. It is about to slip. What is the coefficient of friction on the floor? A man mass,80 kg,starts to climb up the ladder at 500. Measuring
  61. Physics

    An amusement park ride called the Rotor consists of a room in the shape of a vertical cylinder (2.10 m in radius) which, once the riders are inside, begins to rotate, forcing them to the wall. When the room reaches a speed of one rotation every 1.36 s, the
  62. PHYSICS

    There's a bar with length of 6.49m and mass of 5.45kg leaning against a frictionless wall. It makes an angle of 66.08 deg with the ground. A block with mass of 44.98 kg hangs from bar at distance d up from point of contact between bar and floor. The
  63. physics

    ladder of mass m and length l leans against a frictionless wall at an angle of 60 degrees. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and ground is 0.45. A man whose mass is 4 times the ladder climbs up. How far up the ladder can he go before he
  64. physics

    A uniform ladder of length L rests against a smooth, vertical wall as shown in the figure below. If the mass of the ladder is m and the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is muks=0.4, find the minimum angle theta at which the
  65. Physics

    A horizontal force presses the block of mass 10kg to the wall. What is the minimum magnitude of the applied force which can hold the block on the wall without accelerating it down if the coefficient of static friction (pico per second) between the block
  66. physics

    A ladder of mass 20kg and length 5m can be held up against a wall because the wall exerts a normal force against it. The grass has a coefficient of a static friction of 0.35. find the normal force of the wall against the ladder.
  67. physics help!

    A uniform stationary ladder of length= 5.1 m and mass= 15 kg leans against a smooth vertical wall, while its bottom legs rest on a rough horizontal floor. The coefficient of static friction between floor and ladder is μ = 0.41. The ladder makes an
  68. College Physics

    A uniform stationary ladder of length= 5.1 m and mass= 15 kg leans against a smooth vertical wall, while its bottom legs rest on a rough horizontal floor. The coefficient of static friction between floor and ladder is μ = 0.41. The ladder makes an
  69. Physics

    A uniform ladder of mass m is 2.5 m long. Its upper end leans against a frictionless wall. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor is 0.58. How far from the wall can the lower end be placed before the ladder starts to slip?
  70. Physics

    A uniform ladder of length L and mass m leans against a frictionless vertical wall, making an angle of 56° with the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is 0.36. If your mass is four times that of the ladder,
  71. Physics

    You stand at the end of a long board of length L. The board rests on a frictionless frozen surface of a pond. You want to jump to the opposite end of the board. What is the minimum take-off speed v measured with respect to the pond that would allow you to
  72. Physics

    A 15 kg uniform ladder leans againt a wall in the atrium of a large hotel. The ladder is 8m long, and it makes an angle as 60 degree with the floor. The coefficient of static friction between the floor and the ladder is u+ 0.45. Assume the wall is
  73. Physics

    A 100N uniform ladder, 8.0m long, rests against a smooth vertical wall. the coefficient of static friction between ladder and the floor is 0.40. What minimum angle can the ladder make with the floor before it slips? im thinking 100*0.40=40 degrees? can
  74. Physics

    In a popular amusement park ride, a rotating cylinder of radius 3.0 m is set in rotation at an angular speed of 0.80 revolutions per second. The floor then drops away, leaving the riders suspended against the wall in a vertical position. (a) What minimum
  75. Momentum and impulse

    You stand at the end of a long board of length L. The board rests on a frictionless frozen surface of a pond. You want to jump to the opposite end of the board. What is the minimum take-off speed v measured with respect to the pond that would allow you to
  76. physics

    A uniform rigid pole of length L and mass M is to be supported from a vertical wall in a horizontal position, as shown in the figure. The pole is not attached directly to the wall, so the coefficient of static friction, μs, between the wall and the
  77. physics

    A uniform rigid pole of length L and mass M is to be supported from a vertical wall in a horizontal position, as shown in the figure. The pole is not attached directly to the wall, so the coefficient of static friction, μs,between the wall and the
  78. Physics

    A uniform rigid pole of length L and mass M is to be supported from a vertical wall in a horizontal position, as shown in the figure. The pole is not attached directly to the wall, so the coefficient of static friction, μs,between the wall and the
  79. physics

    A uniform rigid pole of length L and mass M is to be supported from a vertical wall in a horizontal position, as shown in the figure. The pole is not attached directly to the wall, so the coefficient of static friction, μs,between the wall and the
  80. physic 1

    A person is trying to judge whether a picture (mass = 2.27 kg) is properly positioned by temporarily pressing it against a wall. The pressing force is perpendicular to the wall. The coefficient of static friction between the picture and the wall is 0.790.
  81. physics

    A person is trying to judge whether a picture (mass = 2.27 kg) is properly positioned by temporarily pressing it against a wall. The pressing force is perpendicular to the wall. The coefficient of static friction between the picture and the wall is 0.790.
  82. Physics

    A person is trying to judge whether a picture (mass = 2.37 kg) is properly positioned by temporarily pressing it against a wall. The pressing force is perpendicular to the wall. The coefficient of static friction between the picture and the wall is 0.760.
  83. physics

    A person is trying to judge whether a picture (mass = 1.64 kg) is properly positioned by temporarily pressing it against a wall. The pressing force is perpendicular to the wall. The coefficient of static friction between the picture and the wall is 0.700.
  84. physics 1

    A person is trying to judge whether a picture (mass = 2.27 kg) is properly positioned by temporarily pressing it against a wall. The pressing force is perpendicular to the wall. The coefficient of static friction between the picture and the wall is 0.790.
  85. physics

    A ladder rests against a smooth wall (by smooth wall, we mean that the wall exerts in the ladder only a force that is perpendicular to the wall. There is no friction force). The ladder weighs 200N and its center of gravity is 0.4L from the base, where L is
  86. Physics

    A popular carnival ride consists of a large, round room that rotates fast enough that any person standing against the wall will be stuck there, even as the floor is dropped away from their feet. The coefficient of static friction between the person and the
  87. Physics

    A crate is placed on an inclined board as shown in the figure below. One end of the board is hinged so that the angle θ is adjustable. If the coefficient of static friction between the crate and the board is μS = 0.37, what is the value of θ
  88. Statics

    A 5m long uniform ladder weighing 150N is resting on the floor and wall at point A and B respectively. The coefficient of static friction of the floor and the wall are 0.2 and 0.3 respectively. Determine how far a 500N Electrician can climb before the
  89. physics

    A box is being lowered down a wall at constant speed by a girl, as shown. Her hand is pushing on the edge of the box with 50 N of force at a 45◦ angle with respect to the horizontal. The box weighs 40 N. Find the coefficient of kinetic friction
  90. physics

    A box is being lowered down a wall at constant speed by a girl, as shown. Her hand is pushing on the edge of the box with 50 N of force at a 45◦ angle with respect to the horizontal. The box weighs 40 N. Find the coefficient of kinetic friction
  91. physics

    The Wall of Death in an amusement park is comprised of a vertical cylinder that can spin around the vertical axis. Riders stand against the wall of the spinning cylinder and the floor falls away leaving the riders held up by friction. The radius of the
  92. physics

    A 5 kg block is being held against the wall. What is the minimum force needed to keep the block from moving if the force is applied at an angle that is 15 degrees above the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is
  93. physics

    a uniform ladder of mass m and length l leans against fricitonless wall angle theta. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is u, find the formula for the minimun angle such that the ladder won't slip
  94. physics

    Your written homework will be graded entirely on the clarity and completeness of your derivation. No credit will be awarded for a final answer without a derivation. As usual, simplify your final answers as much as possible. A giant Pez dispenser of mass m
  95. Physics

    A block with mass M rests on a frictionless surface and is connected to a horizontal spring of force constant k, the other end of which is attached to a wall. A second block with mass m rests on top of the first block. The coefficient of static friction
  96. Physics

    A Ladder of length L and mass m leans against wall at angle theta from the vertical. The wall is smooth so that only horizontal force N is exerted on the top of the ladder. A fireman of mass M climbs a distance d upward as measured along the ladder. (a):
  97. physics

    A uniform ladder of mass 46 kg and 3.0 m in length is leaning against a frictionless vertical wall at an inclination of 60 degrees to the horizontal. A Window cleaner of mass 67.3 kg climbs up the ladder. What coefficient of friction between the ladder and
  98. Physics

    A block of mass 3.00 kg is pushed up against a wall by a force P that makes an angle of  = 30.0° angle with the horizontal as shown below. The coefficient of static friction between the block and the wall is 0.25. (a) Determine the possible values
  99. Physics

    Joan comes across a deep ravine. She was planning on this as she packed a 3.8 m portable telescoping extension ladder. It has a mass of 15 kg. She was told that in order to get to the skull’s last known location, she must get across this 2 m gap. --- |
  100. College Physics

    A 75.0 kg ladder that is 3.00 m in length is placed against a wall at an angle theta. The center of gravity of the ladder is at a point 1.20 m from the base of the ladder. The coefficient of static friction at the base of the ladder is 0.800. There is no