There is an input of work in the carnot refrigerator.
The second law of thermodynamics states that heat does not flow from a cold reservoir to a hot reservoir spontaneously. However, heat may flow from a cold reservoir to a hot reservoir with the input of work.
Hi. I'm sorry for bumping this old thread. I was wondering about something in his workings. For part B, the fractional loss is not 2/3 right? 2/3 is just the loss in rotational energy.
The total loss in K.E will be Initial rot. energy - final rot. energy - final translational energy?
You do not have to add in Fn1 and Fg1 because they cancel each other out + they are in the vertical direction. You only need to take into account the horizontal forces(which in this case is the tension from the string).
Actually, the reason why we take moments about the left person is so that we do not need to take into account of the unknown force exerted by the left person. Hence, we can solve the equation with 1 unknown(force exerted by right person) instead of having two unknowns(if you take moments about...
The centre of mass of the couch will not move.(It is still in the middle) However, the centre of mass of the couch and the person sitting on the couch will be between the arrow(weight of the person sitting on couch) and the arrow (weight of couch). You do not have to find the new point.
You are right. The total force exerted by both right and left person is 784N.
What i meant was force exerted by left person is not equal to force exerted by right person. You will need to take moments about left person to find the force exerted by right person. And hence, find out the force...
Erm. Actually, after solving for the force exerted by the right person, you'll need to find the force exerted by the left person later as well. The forces exerted by the right and left person are not equal.
Taking moments about left person,
Clockwise moments = anti-clockwise moments
Eh. No. Use moments about a point.
Clue: Take moments about the left person.
Note: By the way, In your 3rd sentence, its "multiply this mass with gravity's acceleration" and not "multiply this weight with gravity's acceleration".
Since there is an acceleration, there will be a resultant force.
At the fifth link,
The resultant force = force exerted by fourth link on fifth link - weight of fifth link.
I think you should be able to do now.