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A 240g particle oscillating in SHM travels 31cm between the two extreme points in its motion with an average speed of 90cm/s.
b) The maximum force on the particle.
Can't figure that one out :/
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A 240g particle oscillating in SHM travels 31cm between the two extreme points in its motion with an average speed of 90cm/s. b) The maximum force on the particle. Can't figure that one out :/
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NatanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(b) In this case the force is equal to F=kx, F=kx. If k =const. the maximum force is when x is maximum.
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BoneFreezeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Natan is right k=mg/h and since Fmax = kh = mg/h *h = mg =0.24*Acceleration due gravite (9.8 m/s2 or something like that)
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NatanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes. that is right. please can you tell me about the letter a .
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MarcLeclairBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
That doesnt work though I tried, in letter A i got the answer right I did t=1/f therefore t=2pi/w which is in turn w=9.26. Knowing the mass is .240 kg you can find out k being 20.56 no? and I get fmax = 15.5cm * 25.56 (15.5cm being the Xm)
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NatanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that is fmax=20.56*15.5. what is the question in letter a?
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MarcLeclairBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh my bad Its this : The angular frequency.
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MarcLeclairBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
find the angular frequence* which i found with the t=1/f
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MarcLeclairBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
In a i have to find the angular frequency, the w of the following equation x=Asin(wt+ alpha) alpha being the phase constant.
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MarcLeclairBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I found my W using the fact that frequency is T ( period) = 1/f and therefore T=2pi/w
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NatanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it is OK. Now I urderstood. k=w^2*m
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NatanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
in letter b you got the correct answer
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MarcLeclairBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah so k = 9.26^2 * .240g which gives me 20.56 but it always gives it wrong to me :/ could it be the sign?
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MarcLeclairBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so f=kx therefore my amplitude is 31/2 so f = 20.56 *.240 no?
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MarcLeclairBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah sorry and it g ives 319 but it says its wrong, I don't know what to do to change it
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