Register to reply 
Belt conveyor problem 
Share this thread: 
#1
Feb1413, 10:12 AM

P: 11

hey ... i need help with this problem
Grain density=700 kg/m^3 velocity of belt=1.3 m/sec tan(theta)=tan(30)=0.6 hight=5m wide of belt = 50cm find: 1 real Length 2 conveing wight look at pic http://hh7.an3m1.com/Sep/an3m1.com_13608577291.png My answer : 1 sin(30)= 5\L L= 10 * 2.5= 25m 2 conveing wight i need help with it 


#2
Feb1413, 03:38 PM

Mentor
P: 11,576

Oh so many colors.
I don't understand how you tried to calculate the length, but the result is wrong. The tangens is not really useful here. What is "conveing wight"? And do you have some height of the material on the conveyor? 


Register to reply 
Related Discussions  
Conveyor belt inertia Problem  General Physics  2  
Conveyor belt problem  Introductory Physics Homework  1  
Conveyor belt problem  Introductory Physics Homework  5  
Conveyor belt on sun  Astronomy & Astrophysics  3  
The dreaded conveyor belt problem  Introductory Physics Homework  10 