1. PHYSICS

    Zach, whose mass is 67 kg, is in an elevator descending at 12 m/s. The elevator takes 3.5 s to brake to a stop at the first floor. (a) What is Zach's apparent weight before the elevator starts braking? (b) What is Zach's apparent weight while the elevator
  2. physics

    Zach, whose mass is 69 kg, is in an elevator descending at 10 m/s. The elevator takes 2.5 s to brake to a stop at the first floor. (a) What is Zach's apparent weight before the elevator starts braking? 1 N
  3. physics

    an 800 N person stands on a scale in an elevator. What is his apparent weight when the elevator is accelerating upward at 2 m/s^2? B) what5 is his apparent weight when the elevator is acc. downward at 2m/s^2? c) what is his apparent weight when the
  4. physics

    Apparent Weight. A physics student weighing 600 N stands on a bathroom scale in an elevator. As the elevator starts moving, the scale reads 420 N . A )Find the magnitude of the acceleration of the elevator. B ) Find the direction of the acceleration of the
  5. physics

    A weight is hung by a cord from the ceiling of an elevator. From the following conditions, choose the one in which the tension of the cord would be the greatest...least?(draw force diagrams) a) elevator descending at a decreasing spped b)elevator at rest
  6. physic

    Kirsten’s mass is 3.73 slugs. Being the physics fan that she is, she decides to see what her apparent weight will be during an elevator ride. Beginning at rest, the elevator accelerates upward at 4.50 ft/s2 for 3.00 s and then continues at a constant
  7. physics

    It takes the elevator in a skyscraper 4.5s to reach its cruising speed of 11m/s . A 70kg passenger gets aboard on the ground floor. What is the passenger's weight before the elevator starts moving? What is the passenger's weight while the elevator is
  8. physics

    It takes the elevator in a skyscraper 3.6 s to reach its cruising speed of 10 m/s. A 69 kg passenger gets aboard on the ground floor. 1.What is the passenger's weight before the elevator starts moving? 2.What is the passenger's weight while the elevator is
  9. physics

    In Example 5.8, we investigated the apparent weight of a fish in an elevator. Now consider a 72.0 kg man standing on a spring scale in an elevator. Starting from rest, the elevator ascends, attaining its maximum speed of 1.20 m/s in 0.80 s. It travels with
  10. Vector

    Your engineering firm plans to design an elevator for a hospital. The force exerted on a passenger by the floor of the elevator is not to exceed 1.60 times the passenger¡¦s weight. The elevator accelerates upward with constant acceleration for a distance
  11. physics

    An elevator without a ceiling is ascending with a constant speed of 10m/s. A boy on the elevator shoots a ball directly upward, from a height of 2.0m above the elevator floor, just as the elevator floor is 28m above the ground. The initial speed of the
  12. Physics

    An 80 kg man stands in an elevator. What force does the floor of the elevator exert on the man if a) the elevator is stationary? b) the elevator accelerates upward at 2 m/s2? c) the elevator rises with constant velocity 4 m/s? d) while rising, the elevator
  13. dynamics of rigid bodies

    1. An elevator weighing 15 kN starts from rest and acquires an upward velocity of 3 m/sec. in a distance of 6 m. If the acceleration is constant, what is the tension in the cable? 2. A man weighing 70 kg is in an elevator moving upward with an acceleration
  14. physics

    It takes the elevator in a skyscraper 4.0 to reach its cruising speed of 10 . A 60 passenger gets aboard on the ground floor.What is the passenger's apparent weight while the elevator is speeding up?
  15. physics

    In Example 5.8 in the text book, we investigated the apparent weight of a fish in an elevator. Now consider a 72.0 kg man standing on a spring scale in an elevator. Starting from rest, the elevator ascends, attaining its maximum speed of 1.20 m/s in 0.80
  16. physic

    A student takes the elevator up to the fourth floor to see her favorite physics instructor. She stands on the floor of the elevator, which is horizontal. Both the student and the elevator are solid objects, and they both accelerate upward at 5.15 m/s2.
  17. PHYSICS

    A 578 Newton person takes an elevator from the first floor to the second floor of a building. The elevator quickly accelerates at a rate of 1.1 m/s^2 and then moves at a constant speed. Find the passenger's apparent weight during this period of
  18. Physics

    An 80 kg man stands in an elevator. What force does the floor of the elevator exert on the man if a) the elevator is stationary? b) the elevator accelerates upward at 2 m/s2? c) the elevator rises with constant velocity 4 m/s? d) while rising, the elevator
  19. Physics

    An 80 kg man stands in an elevator. What force does the floor of the elevator exert on the man if a) the elevator is stationary? b) the elevator accelerates upward at 2 m/s2? c) the elevator rises with constant velocity 4 m/s? d) while rising, the elevator
  20. PHYSICS

    WORKER ARE LOADING EQUIPMENT INTO A FREIGHT ELEVATOR AT THE TOP FLOOR OF A BUILDING HOWEVER THEY OVERLOAD THE ELEVATORAND THE WORN CABLE SNAPS THE MASS OF THE LOADED ELEVATOR AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT IS 1600KG..AS THE ELEVATOR FALLS,THE GUIDE RAILS
  21. Physics

    While in an elevator, you decide to take some weight readings of yourself to determine the elevator’s acceleration. When the elevator is stopped, you read a weight of 59.2 kg. When the elevator is moving, you measure a maximum weight of 63.5 kg, and a
  22. Physics

    Safety engineers estimate that an elevator can hold 20 persons of 65 kg average mass. The elevator itself has amass of 450 kg. Tensile strength tests show that the cable supporting the elevator can tolerate a maximum force of 2.94e4 N. What is the greatest
  23. physics

    An elevator without a ceiling is ascending with a constant speed of 9.7 m/s. A boy on the elevator shoots a ball directly upward, from a height of 2.0 m above the elevator floor, just as the elevator floor is 25 m above the ground. The initial speed of the
  24. Physics

    You stand on a bathroom scale that rests on the floor of an elevator. Standing on the scale compresses internal springs and activates a dial that indicates your weight in newtons. When the elevator is at rest, the scale reads 600 N. Then the elevator
  25. Physics

    I just need help with part c. I know stopping takes longer but we have to explain why. A student stands on a bathroom scale in an elevator at rest on the 64th floor of a building. The scale reads 849 N. (a) As the elevator moves up, the scale reading
  26. science

    To stop an elevator in free fall, brakes are installed between the walls of the elevator car and the walls of the shaft in which the car moves. In addition, springs with compression coils are installed on the floor, at the bottom of the shaft, in order to
  27. physics

    The cavle on an elevator is what pulls the elevator up, and allows it to come down safely. The mass of the elevator is 1400 kg. If the elevator starts from rest and is pulled upwards with a constant tension of 18 kN, what will its speed be after moving 6m?
  28. Physics

    An elevator in a tall building is allowed to reach a maximum speed of 3.55 m/s going down. What must the tension be in the cable to stop this elevator over a distance of 2.30 m if the elevator has a mass of 1270 kg including occupants? (in N)
  29. Physics

    An elevator in a tall building is allowed to reach a maximum speed of 3.3 m/s going down. What must the tension be in the cable to stop this elevator over a distance of 3.4 m if the elevator has a mass of 1330 kg including occupants?
  30. physics

    an elevator motor provides 45 W of power while lifting a 2000 kg elevator 35 m. if the elevator contains six passengers of the same mass and it takes 20.0 to accomplish this task, determine pass of each passenger.
  31. physics

    An elevator in a tall building is allowed to reach a maximum speed of 3.61 m/s going down. What must the tension be in the cable to stop this elevator over a duration of 3 seconds if the elevator has a mass of 1370 kg including occupants?
  32. Physics

    A man measures the acceleration of an elevator using a spring balance. He fastens the scale to the roof, and suspends a mass from it. If the scale reads 98N when the elevator is at rest, and 93N when the elevator is moving. a) what is the acceleration of
  33. Physics

    A man measures the acceleration of an elevator using a spring balance. He fastens the scale to the roof, and suspends a mass from it. If the scale reads 98N when the elevator is at rest, and 93N when the elevator is moving, (a) what is the acceleration of
  34. Physics

    An elevator motor provides 45.0 kW of power while lifting a 2000 kg elevator 35 m. If the elevator contains six passengers of the same mass and it takes 20.0 s to accomplish this task, determine the mass of each passenger. Assume the system is 83 %
  35. Physics

    An elevator's cable is cut causing the elevator to slide down thhe elevator shaft on the emergency brakes and wheels. Suppose that the mass of the elevator and passengers were 1500 kg, and the frictional force (wheels on tracks)was 9000N Draw a force
  36. physics

    A 83-kg man stands on a spring scale in an elevator. Starting from rest, the elevator ascends, attaining its maximum speed of 1.2 m/s in 0.76 s. The elevator travels with this constant speed for 5.0 s, undergoes a uniform negative acceleration for 1.8 s,
  37. college physics

    A 78-kg man stands on a spring scale in an elevator. Starting from rest, the elevator ascends, attaining its maximum speed of 1.2 m/s in 0.74 s. The elevator travels with this constant speed for 5.0 s, undergoes a uniform negative acceleration for 1.8 s,
  38. Physical science

    An elevator motor did 300,000 Joules of work lifting a freight elevator(mass=500.0kg). If this story is 5.0 m and the elevator started on the ground floor, what is the highest level it could reach?
  39. physics

    A loaded elevator with very worn cables has a total mass of 1800 kg and the cavles can withstand a maximusm tension of 28000N a) What is the maximum upward acceleration for the elevator if the cables are not to brake? b) What is the answer to part a) if
  40. Math

    A high rise apartment building has four elevators. Each elevator travels upward at an average rate of 18 feet per second. The elevator travels 12 feet from one floor to the next. Suppose you get on the elevator on the first floor and travel straight to the
  41. Physics

    An elevator is moving down with an acceleration of 2.46 m/s^2. What would be the apparent weight of a 66 kg man in the elevator?
  42. Physics

    A weight is hung from the ceiling of an elevator by a massless string. under which circumstances will the tension in the cord be the greatest? smallest? a.) The elevator rises with decreasing speed b.) The elevator rises with increasing speed c.) The
  43. Physics

    A 83.0-kg person stands on a scale in an elevator. What is the apparent weight when the elevator is (a) accelerating upward with an acceleration of 1.80 m/s2
  44. physics

    The cable of a 1800-kg elevator has broken, and the elevator is moving downward at a steady speed of 1.6 m/s. A safety braking system that works on friction prevents the downward speed from increasing. a. at what rate does mechanical energy turn into
  45. physics

    The cable of a 1800-kg elevator has broken, and the elevator is moving downward at a steady speed of 1.6 m/s. A safety braking system that works on friction prevents the downward speed from increasing. a. at what rate does mechanical energy turn into
  46. Physics

    WOMAN IN ELEVATOR A woman weighs Fg= 650 N when standing on a stationary scale. Now, the woman is riding an elevator from the 1st floor to the 10th floor. As the elevator approaches the 10th floor, it decreases its upward speed from 8 m/s to 1 m/s in a
  47. physics

    An elevator in a tall building is allowed to reach a maximum speed of 3.0 m/s going down. What must the tension be in the cable to stop this elevator over a distance of 2.4 m if the elevator has a mass of 1500 kg including occupants? Need step by step help
  48. Math

    An elevator starts on the 100th floor of a building. It descends 4 floors every 10 seconds. At what floor will the elevator be 60 seconds after it starts? a.) 60th floor. b.) 66th floor. c.)72nd floor. d.)76th floor. my answer is ( c ).
  49. physics

    A 70kg man stands on a bathroom scale in an elevator. As the elevator starts moving, the scale reads 90kg Is the elevator acceleration up or down, is the elevator moving up or down?
  50. physics

    A person stands on a bathroom scale on a motionless elevator. When the elevator begins to move, the scale briefly reads 200 percent of the person's regular weight. Calculate the acceleration of the elevator, a_{elevator}. Use SI units
  51. physics

    A student stands on a bathroom scale in an elevator at rest on the 64th floor of a building. The scale reads 845 N. As the elevator moves up,the scale reading increases to 940N,then decreases back to 845N. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. Find the
  52. physics

    A 640 N student stands on a bathroom scale in an elebator. As the elevator starts moving, the scale reads 800 N. a) find the acceleration of the elevator (magnitude and direction) b) acceleration if the scale reads 450N? c) If the scale reads 0 should the
  53. Collage Physics

    An elevator with a man inside, of gross mass 500KG, starts moving upwards with a costant acceleration and acquires a velocity os 2m/s after travelling a distance os 3m.Find the pull in the cables during the accelerated motion. If the elevator, before
  54. engineering physical

    An elevator with a man inside, of gross mass 500KG, starts moving upwards with a costant acceleration and acquires a velocity os 2m/s after travelling a distance os 3m.Find the pull in the cables during the accelerated motion. If the elevator, before
  55. Collage Physics

    n elevator with a man inside, of gross mass 500KG, starts moving upwards with a costant acceleration and acquires a velocity os 2m/s after travelling a distance os 3m.Find the pull in the cables during the accelerated motion. If the elevator, before
  56. Physics

    A man in an elevator is 79kg. The elevator itself is 860kg. As the elevator begins to move down, a scale the man is standing on reads 437N. How do I determine the acceleration of the elevator? (I tried dividing the force of the man by his mass, it was
  57. physics

    - A 1600-KG ELEVATOR accelerates downward at 2.00 m/s2 starting from rest. how much work does gravity do on the elevator? b) how much does tention in the elevator cable do on the elevator? c) use the work kinetic energy theorem to find the kenetic energy
  58. Physics

    A person stands on a scale in an elevator. As the elevator starts, the scale has a constant reading of 591 N. As the elevator later stops, the scale reading is 391 N. Assume the magnitude of the acceleration is the same during starting and stopping, and
  59. Physics

    A cable lifts a 1370 kg elevator at a constant velocity for a distance of 42 m. What is the work done by the elevator's weight? The elevator weight is actually gravity. Gravity does - mass*g*height of work on the object.
  60. physiscs

    a pendulum of the length L is suspended from the ceiling of an elevator. When the elevator is at rest , the period of the pendulum is T. In instant when the pendulum reaches its highest position the elevator starts the free fall. What is the period of the
  61. Physics

    A 44.0 kg man stands on a bathroom scale in an elevator. Starting from rest, the elevator ascends, attaining its maximum speed of 1.90 m/s in 1.19 s. It travels with this constant speed in the upward direction for the next 7.60 s. The elevator then slows
  62. Math

    An elevator moves at a rate of -5.8 feet per second from a height of 300 feet above the ground. It takes 3 seconds for the elevator to make its first stop. How many feet above the ground is the elevator now?
  63. physics

    In a large hotel, a fast elevator takes you from the ground floor to the 21st floor. The elevator takes 17 s for this trip: 5 s at constant acceleration, 7 s at constant velocity, and 5 s at constant deceleration. Each floor in the hotel has a height of
  64. Physics

    While an elevator of mass 2681 kg moves upward, the tension in the cable is 29.4 kN. (a) What is the acceleration of the elevator? (b) If at some point in the motion the velocity of the elevator is 1.04 m/s upward, what is the elevator's velocity 3.96 s
  65. science

    Suppose you hang an object of weight W by a string from a hanging spring scale, such as the kind used in some grocery stores. You then hang the scale with the object from the ceiling of an elevator. When the elevator is standing still, the scale will read
  66. Physics

    What is the acceleration of an elevator if the mass of the elevator and occupants is 1200 kg and the tension in the cable is 10000 N? Which direction is the elevator going?
  67. Physics

    A tension of 6000 newtons is experienced by the elevator cable of an elevator moving upward with an acceleration of 2m/s^2. what is the mass of the elevator
  68. PHYSICSSS

    While an elevator of mass 2681 kg moves upward, the tension in the cable is 29.4 kN. (a) What is the acceleration of the elevator? (b) If at some point in the motion the velocity of the elevator is 1.04 m/s upward, what is the elevator's velocity 3.96 s
  69. Physics

    As part of a physics experiment, you stand on a bathroom scale in an elevator. Though your normal weight is 690 N, the scale at the moment reads 588 N. (a) Is the acceleration of the elevator upward, downward, or zero? (b) Calculate the magnitude of the
  70. Physics

    Riding in an elevator, a man notices that he feel heavier or lighter based when the elevator speeds up or slows down. He stands on a bathroom scale in the elevator to take some measurements. Assume that his mass is 85 kg. a. What is this man’s weight
  71. Calculus angle of elevation with elevator

    An observer is 20m above the ground floor of a large hotel atrium looking at a glass-enclosed elevator shaft that is 18m horizontally from the observer. The angle of elevation of the elevator is the angle of the observer's line of sight makes with the
  72. physics

    The motor for an elevator can produce 2200 W of power. The elevator has a mass of 1100 kg complete with contents . At what constant speed will the elevator rise ?
  73. physics

    A student stands on a bathroom scale in an elevator at rest on the 64th floor of a building. The scale reads 840 N. As the elevator moves up, the scale reading increases to 943 N, then decreases back to 840 N. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. Find
  74. Physics

    A 650 N student stands on a scale in an elevator. As the elevator starts to move, the scale reads 780 N. a. Find tha acceleration. b. Is the elevator going up or down?
  75. physics

    A person in an elevator is holding a 13 kg block by a cord rated to withstand a tension of 226 N. When the elevator starts up, the cord breaks. What was the minimum acceleration of the elevator?
  76. physics

    A person in an elevator is holding a 13 kg block by a cord rated to withstand a tension of 226 N. When the elevator starts up, the cord breaks. What was the minimum acceleration of the elevator?
  77. physics 101

    A person in an elevator is holding a 15 kg block by a cord rated to withstand a tension of 180 N. When the elevator starts up, the cord breaks. What was the magnitude of the minimum acceleration of the elevator?
  78. Physics Help..

    The cable of an elevator of mass M = 1900 kg snaps when the elevator is at rest at one of the floors of a skyscraper. At this point the elevator is a distance d = 10.6 m above a cushioning spring whose spring constant is k = 8500 N/m. A safety device
  79. physics

    The cable of an elevator of mass = 5320 kg snaps when the elevator is a rest at one of the floors of a skyscraper. At this point the elevator is a distance = 31.6 m above a cushioning spring whose spring constant is = 11700 N/m. A safety device clamps the
  80. Physics

    A 96.4-kg person stands on a scale in an elevator. What is the apparent weight when the elevator is (a) accelerating upward with an acceleration of 1.86 m/s2, (b) moving upward at a constant speed
  81. Physics

    An elevator is moving down with an acceleration of 1.40m/s^2.A 14.5-kg block hangs from a spring balance fixed to the roof of the elevator.What is the apparent weight of the block?
  82. physics

    A man threw a ball horizontally out of an elevator that was traveling upward at a rate of 5.50m/s. If the ball was thrown at a velocity of 10.5m/s when the elevator was 15.3m above the floor of the atrium. How far from the base of the elevator did it land?
  83. physics

    1- An elevator, when fully loaded, has a mass of 5500 kg. The elevator needs to accelerate anywhere from 2.7 m/s^2 [D] to 2.7 m/s^2 [U]. What is the maximum tension force that the elevator cable will need to support during normal use? can we use fnet
  84. Physics

    In a "worst-case" design scenario, a 2000-{\rm kg} elevator with broken cables is falling at 4.00 {\rm m/s} when it first contacts a cushioning spring at the bottom of the shaft. The spring is supposed to stop the elevator, compressing 2.00 {\rm m} as it
  85. calculus

    An observer is 20 m above the ground floor of a large hotel atrium looking at a glass-enclosed elevator shaft that is 20 m horizontally from the observer (see figure). The angle of elevation of the elevator is the angle that the observer's line of sight
  86. physics

    An elevator is moving up with an acceleration of 3.36 m/s^2. What would be the apparent weight of a 64.2 kg man in the elevator? A)215.71 N B)413.45 N C)844.87 D)Need more information ok I got 847.44 but as you can see that's not an answer choice so my
  87. physics

    An elevator is moving up with an acceleration of 3.36 m/s^2. What would be the apparent weight of a 64.2 kg man in the elevator? A)215.71 N B)413.45 N C)844.87 D)Need more information ok I got 847.44 but as you can see that's not an answer choice so my
  88. Calculus

    An observer is 23m above the ground floor of a large hotel atrium looking at a glass-enclosed elevator shaft that is 15m horizontally from the observer. The angle of elevation of the elevator is the angle of the observer's line of sight makes with the
  89. math

    Starting at the fourth floor, an elevator goes down 3 floors and then up 8 floors. Write a numerical expression to show at which floor does the elevator stop?
  90. college physics

    A 5.10 kg box is sliding across the horizontal floor of an elevator. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is 0.450. Determine the kinetic frictional force that acts on the box for each of the following cases. (a) The elevator
  91. Physics - please help

    A 3.70kg box is sliding across the horizontal floor of an elevator. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is 0.470. Determine the kinetic frictional force that acts on the box when (a) The elevator is stationary. (b) The
  92. physics

    A 5.10 kg box is sliding across the horizontal floor of an elevator. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is 0.450. Determine the kinetic frictional force that acts on the box for each of the following cases. (a) The elevator
  93. Physics

    A 2.90 kg box is sliding across the horizontal floor of an elevator. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is 0.320. Determine the kinetic frictional force that acts on the box for each of the following cases a)The elevator is
  94. Physics

    A 3.70kg box is sliding across the horizontal floor of an elevator. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is 0.470. Determine the kinetic frictional force that acts on the box when (a) The elevator is stationary. (b) The
  95. Help Physics

    A child with a mass of 39 kg stands on a spring scale inside an elevator. For each of the scenarios below, draw a force diagram of the forces acting on the child and calculate the reading of the scale in newtons. (a) The elevator is at rest. _______ N (b)
  96. Physics

    An elevator manufacturing company is stress-testing a new elevator in an airless test shaft. The elevator is traveling at an unknown velocity when the cable snaps. The elevator falls 2.50 meters before hitting the bottom of the shaft. The elevator was in
  97. physics

    An object of mass m is hanging by a string from the roof of an elevator. We want to compare the tension in the string due to the weight of the object under various conditions. Which statements are true? Choices: True, False. A. If the elevator is moving
  98. Saint Joseph's high school

    An elevator can lifts 10 people up 12 floors. Each person weighs approximately 60 kg. each floor is 3m high, and it takes 15s to reach the 12th floor from the ground floor without stopping. How much work does the elevator do? How much power does the
  99. physics

    A lamp hangs vertically from a cord in a descending elevator that declerates at 2.4m/s^2 a) if the tension in the cord is 89N what is the lamp's mass? b) what is the cord's tension when the elevator is ascends with an upward acceleration of 2.4m/s^2? I
  100. Physics

    I'm sorry this is kind of a long question. I've been staring at it for about an hour now and I have no clue where to even start. Thank you so much!!!! A student stands on a bathroom scale in an elevator at rest on the 64th floor of a building. The scale