Here's the problem:
A damped oscillator has a mass of .05 kg, a spring constant of 5 N/m, and a damping constant of .4 Ns/m. At t=0, the mass is moving at 3.0 m/s at x=.1m. Find x as a function of time.
What I have done:
I know the damping constant b = .4 and I have used this to find...
I get an answer of 2bL (1- x^2/a^2). This does not seem correct to me, since it contains an x^2 term? Is this right? Is there a substitution I can make for x? x=a or x=L, for instance? This problem is driving me crazy...any help greatly appreciated!
So, for the first segment, dr = dyj. For the second segment, dr = dx i.
For the third segment, dr = -dyj. For the fourth segment, dr = -dx i. Is this correct? Are the limits on my integration correct as well?
Also, should the answer be 0 (closed path, conservative force...not sure if...
I am asked to calculate the work done by a force as it moves around a path. The force is F = b(1-x^2/a^2)j. The path is a rectangle with coordinates at (0,0); (0,L); (a,L); (a,0). The force moves clockwise around the path beginning at the origin. A diagram is attached.
I know work is...
Please help with this! Harmonic Motion
Two masses m1=100 g and m2=100 g slide freely in a horizontal frictionless track and are connected by a spring whose force constant is k=.5 N/m. Find the frequency of oscillatory motion for this system. I know omega = sqrt (k/m), but I have two masses...
Need urgent help -- projectile motion with air resistance
Consider a projectile fired vertically in a constant gravitational field. For the same inital velocities, compare the times required for the projectile to reach its maximum height (a) for zero resisting force and (b) for a resisting...
Projectile Motion with air resistance -- need urgent help
Consider a projectile fired vertically in a constant gravitational field. For the same inital velocities, compare the times required for the projectile to reach its maximum height (a) for zero resisting force and (b) for a resisting...
Projectile Motion -- need urgent help :)
If a projectile is fired from the origin of the coordinate system with an initial velocity v and in a direction making an angle alpha with the horizontal, calculate the time required for the projectile to cross a line passing thorugh the origin and...
Calculate the average value of the curl of the fluid for a rectangular path 15 cm by 10 cm, as shown in the figure (see file attachment).
Va=(10i + 5j)
Vb = (5i+10j)
Vc= (5i + 10j)
Vd = (10i + 5j)
Could someone help me to get started with this one? Please :smile:
Maybe give me an...
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A potential customer for an 85000 dollar fire insurance policy possesses a home in an area that according to experience, may sustain a total loss in a given year with probability of .001 and a 50% loss with probability .01. Ignoring all other partial losses, what premium shoud the...
If someone could gtive me a general idea about how to approach these problems, I would be very grateful! Our class time was devoted to derivation rather than application.
1) Find the angle between the surfaces defined by r^2=9 and x+y+z^2=1 at the point (2,-2,1).
2) The height of a hill...
Here's my problem:
An ideal gas is allowed to expand freely into an evacuated chamber.
The gas is at a pressure of 5 bar and a temperature of 45 degrees Celsius.
Find the final temperature and pressure of the gas.
Find the entropy produced.
W=0, Q=0, dU=0, and dT=0. So the final temp. is...