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    Torque - Where is the normal force in this FBD?

    Silly question I know, but I want to just clarify this. The actual question: A 0.45kg bug is crawling to the right along a metre-stick which is resting on the edge of a desk. If the mass of the uniform metre-stick is 0.37kg, how far from the edge of the desk can the bug crawl before the...
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    Equilibrium of a hanging mass

    Homework Statement A mass suspended by a string is held 24o from vertical by a force of 13.8N as shown. Find the mass. http://img525.imageshack.us/img525/3421/problem32.jpg [Broken] 2. The attempt at a solution [PLAIN][PLAIN]http://img205.imageshack.us/img205/6100/attemptv.jpg [Broken]...
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    Projectile Motion Problem - Diving

    This is a projectile motion problem at a Grade 12 level in Canada. My main problem here is conceptual, not the math itself. 1. The given question A diver takes off with a speed of 8.0m/s from a 3.0-m high diving board at 30o above the horizontal. How much later does she strike the water? My...
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    Satellites in Circular Orbits

    Homework Statement #1 A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet/ The satellite has a speed of 1.70 x 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.25 x 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has a radius...
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