I am having some difficulty understanding what "recoil" really is with respect to momentum, force, and and time.
On the one hand, momentum is considered to be the product of mass and velocity or perhaps the product of the sum of masses and some velocity, or some variant of P=mv, where P is a...
I know that by physics definition if displacement is zero, work is zero.
However, if I push an object 5 m to the east, and then move to the other side of the object and push it 5 m back to the west. I think in this case I have always done positive work on the object and hence the total work...
Summary: I can't figure out how the solver carries out the conversions from cartesian to cylindrical coordinates and vice-versa.
I have a set of points of a finite element mesh which when inputted into a solver (ansys) gives the displacement of each node. I can get the displacement values of...
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A projectile is launched at an angle of 60° from the horizontal and lands 99 s later at the same height from which it was launched.
1) What is the initial speed of the projectile (in m/s)?
I already figured this out to be 560.16 m/s
2) What is the maximum altitude (in...
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Instructions for finding a buried treasure include the following: Go 66.0 paces at 256deg, turn to 140deg and walk 125 paces, then travel 100 paces at 169deg. The angles are measured counterclockwise from an axis pointing to the east, the +x direction. Determine the...
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What happens to the distance traveled in the same amount of time as an object accelerates?
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A ball is thrown off of a building in the +x direction at 10m/s. If the ball takes 2s to land, how tall is the building?
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Vf=Vi(a)(t)
Δd=Vi(t)+1/2(a)(t)
Vf^2=Vi^2+2(a)(Δd)
Δd=1/2(Vf-Vi)(t)
3. The Attempt at a Solution
Vf: 0m/s
Vi: 10m/s
a...
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A 25.0 kg sled is pulled (assume frictionless) with a force of 15.0 N at an angle of 20 degrees above the horizontal. (a.) How long will it take to pull the sled 25m? (b.) How...
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You enter an antique classic car road rally with your 1956 Studebaker Golden Hawk. The rally course consists of the following segments: travel north at 25.0 m/s for 30.0 min, then east at 32.0 m/sfor 40.0 min, and finally northeast at 30.0 m/s for 50.0 min. For the entire...
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A projectile is launched:
Horizontally, with an average displacement of 49 cm
Vertically, with an average displacement of 28 cm
At a 23 degree angle, with average displacement of 126 cm
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I am sad to say I don't know how...
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Your task is to estimate how far an object traveled during the time interval 0≤t≤8, but you only have the following data about the velocity of the object.
*First image
You decide to use a left endpoint Riemann sum to estimate the total displacement. So, you pick up a blue...
Hi everyone. I just have a very quick question regarding position time graphs and velocity time graphs for a pendulum.
As we know, at the maximum displacement, the acceleration is at its maximum and the velocity is zero, and vice versa when the displacement is zero.
When we put this...
I am very confused about angular velocity ω and why its used in simple harmonic motion. ω is described as θ/τ but when it comes to masses on springs, there is no angle - it is zero. Angular velocity comes from circular motion but the motion of SHM is not circular. My confusion is even greater...
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So there are two rhinos chasing each other back and forth, Asha and her dad. What is Asha's total displacement at each point in increasing order(least to greatest)?
Asha's velocity is represented by II and her position at A:30, B:25, C:22, D:25, E:37.
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A square of side 2 L is removed from one corner of a square sandwich that has sides of length L. The center of mass of the remainder of the sandwich moves from C to C’. The displacement of the y coordinate of the center of mass (from...
I noticed the other day something odd in how we use Electric and Magnetic flux.
The definitions I refer to are magnetic flux density (B), magnetic flux intensity (H), electric displacement field (D) or Electric field density (D) and electric field (E):
B = μH
ΦB = B*Area
&
D = εE
ΦE = E*Area...
I want to test the accuracy a linear displacement sensor (Hall effect) that I have, but I'm not sure what to measure it against. The sensors are made to measure with a resolution of 10μm. My initial thought was to use a drill press to move up and down, but I don't think I know of any that are...
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An object starts from rest and uniformly acquires a velocity of 20.0 m/s in 5.0 minutes. For the next 10. minutes the object moves with a constant speed. After 10. minutes moving at 20. m/s the object then again accelerates and reaches a speed of 15 m/s in the opposite...
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I'd like to understand Drag Force better; but school always ignores it. Thus, I'm asking this purely out of obssession. I'm picturing a scenario where a non-constant force is pushing an object horizontally, ignoring friction. But, I'd like to understand how Drag Force...
I'm trying to calculate the displacement d of a plane as it accelerates towards lift-off velocity.
The acceleration is given by the function a = a0 - kv2 where a0 is the constant acceleration from the plane's engine and the term -kv2 is caused by air resistance.
I can't seem to find a way to...
This is something I've always wondered and I have never taught about this at school so I leave a thread on this forum.
I know that displacement = the mass of the object, but I don't quite get this concept.
For example, if you have a kilogram of gold and a kilogram of iron and put them in...
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A new Tesla is designed that can perform a non-constant acceleration for 10 seconds of motion. The magnitude of the acceleration is given as a(t) = 1 m/s4t2
Starting from rest, how far does the car travel over this 10 second interval?
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This is what...
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Find the vector magnetic potential at point P1.
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Vector magnetic potential given by:
$$
d \bar{A} = \frac{\mu I d\bar{l'}}{4 \pi | \bar{r} - \bar{r'} | }
$$
3. The Attempt at a Solution
I split up the problem in 3 parts...
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A small block is attached to an ideal spring and is moving in SHM on a horizontal, frictionless surface. When the amplitude of the motion is 0.090 m , it takes the block 2.52 sto travel from x= 0.090 m to x= -0.090 m .
If the amplitude is doubled, to 0.180 m , how long...
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A 1.10 kg mass on a spring has displacement as a function of time given by the equation
x(t)=(7.40cm)cos[(4.16rad/s)t−2.42rad].
Find the position of the mass at t=1.00s;
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x = Acos(ωt+∅)
3. The Attempt at a Solution
I tried to just plug in the time...
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If you know the acceleration of a car and its initial velocity, you can predict which of the following?
A. The direction of the car's initial velocity
B. The magnitude of the car's final velocity
C. The displacement of the car
D. All of the above
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if displacement is the shortest distance between two point then that would also meant that it is equivalent to the hypotenuse when using phytogaras theorem right?. but why isnt displacement the shortest length between two point ?because Xinitial - Xfinal couldnt posibly be...
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A rock is thrown straight upward from the edge of a 30m cliff, rising 10m, then falling all the way down the base of the cliff.
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Well, because the rock was thrown 10m up, and then it came all the way down, I added...