# Sliding Block on incline

1. Sep 27, 2004

### ElizabethEmily

A block with a mass m=16.5 slides down an inclined plane with a slope angle of 32.7 degress with a constant velocity. It is then projected up the same plane with an initial speed of 4.25 m/s. How far up the incline will the block move before coming to rest?

Thanks,
Elizabeth

2. Sep 27, 2004

### pervect

Staff Emeritus
Apparently one is suposed to calculate frictional forces from part 1 of the problem, then apply the result to part 2. One is presumably supposed to assume that the frictional force is independent of velocity, see "kinetic friction" in the link below.

The rest of the problem is pretty bog-standard, I'm not sure where you are stuck.

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/frict2.html

3. Sep 28, 2004

### shashank010288

from 1st part
uMg cos 32.7= Mgsin 32.7
so
u=tan 32.7=0.642
now for 2nd part
a=-(o.642 cos 32.7+sin 32.7)g
=1.08g
s=v square/2a=(4.25)sq./1.08g
This was a pretty simple one

4. Sep 28, 2004

### Gokul43201

Staff Emeritus
shashank, the general policy is to help the person find the answer through hints or suggestions. Please try and stick to this.

Solving the problem for them, doesn't help in any way. See pervect's post. If the poster is experiencing difficulty with some part, she (or he) may get that cleared up, by stating specifically where the difficulty is.

Doing other people's homework for them is not only unfair, but also counterproductive.