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Output rating of the pump motor in watts

  1. Dec 4, 2005 #1
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    A pump is to lift 29.0 kg of water per minute through a height of 3.70 m. What output rating (watts) should the pump motor have?


    An airplane pilot fell 380 m after jumping without his parachute opening. He landed in a snowbank, creating a crater 1.2 m deep, but survived with only minor injuries. Assume that the pilot's mass was 75 kg and his terminal velocity was 50 m/s.
    (a) Estimate the work done by the snow in bringing him to rest.
    J
    (b) Estimate the average force exerted on him by the snow to stop him.
    N
    (c) Estimate the work done on him by air resistance as he fell.
     
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  3. Dec 4, 2005 #2

    Math Is Hard

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    ok, I give up. What's the answer?
     
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