Two identical massless springs of constant k = 200 N/m are fixed at opposite ends of a level track, as shown in Figure P5.62. A 5.90 kg block is pressed against the left spring, compressing it by 0.150 m. The block (initially at rest) is then released, as shown in Figure P5.62a. The entire track is frictionless except for the section between A and B.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Figure P5.62.

Given that the coefficient of kinetic friction between block and track along AB is µk = 0.0800, and given that the length AB is 0.238 m,

(a) determine the maximum compression of the spring on the right (see Fig. P5.62b).

(b) Determine where the block eventually comes to rest, as measured from A (see Fig. P5.62c).

If anyone can provide some guidance, I would appreciate it.

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