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Ph\sics2210 Fall2012- Novcmbcr21 David Ailion

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A. [5pts.] Whichofthefollowingaretrue. Circleallcorrectanswers.
Simpleharmonicmotionisalwaysduetotheoscillatory(backandforth) motionofsprings.
Gravitationalforcesmayresultinsimpleharmonicmotion.

(c) Theangularfrequencyofamassmattachedtoaspringofspringconstantkinacontainercontaininga
viscousmediumisgivenby ro ::; .Jk1m.
(d) Aphysicalpendulumconsistingofalargeuniformstickof massmis oscillatingwithanangular
frequencyro aboutapivotpointnearoneend. Ifthepivotpointischangedtothecenterof mass,the
angularfrequencywill beunchangedbecausethemomentofinertia,themassm, andthelengthof the
stickareallunchanged.
(e) Noneoftheabovearetrue.
B. [5pts.] Whichof thefollowingaretrue. Circleallcorrectanswers.
Afigureskaterbringsinherarmstoincreasehermomentofinertia.

Thedirectionofthetorquevectorisalwaysperpendiculartotheforcethatcreatedit.
(c) Itis possibIefortheangularmomentumtovarywithtimeeveniftheexternaltorqueiszero(and
constant).
(d) Thereasonthatwecanuseconservationof energyforarollingwheelisthatthefrictionforcedoesnot
resultinatorqueaboutthecenterofmass.
(e) Allof theabovearefalse.
C. [5piS'] Inanisolatedsystemof twobodiesthatexertgravitationalforcesononeanotherandmoveinelliptical
orbits,whichofthefollowingremainconstant?
Thetotalenergyofthesystem.

Thetotalangularmomentumof thesystem.
(c) Thespeedof eachbody.
(d) Thegravitationalforcebetweenthetwobodies.
(e) Noneoftheabove.
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D. [5 pts.} Calculatethevalueofgfora2.1 kg massataheight 1.32 x 10
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inclinedplaneof anglee=30. Whenamassm=2.4kgisattachedtothespring,
asshown,thespringstretchesby4.8cm. Calculatekin SIunits.
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(a) [7pts.] Findthespeedatwhichtheballwaslaunched.
(b [7pts.} Findtheverticaldistance,h, bywhichtheballclearsthewall. . ~
(c) [6pts.} Findthedistance,d, from thewalltothepointontheroofwheretheballlands.
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A physicalpendulumconsistsofasolidsphereandarodthatisrigidlyattachedtothesphereat
pointQ,directlyoppositetothepivotpointP. Thespherehasradiusrandmassm, andtherodhas
lengthLandmassM.
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Ablockofmassm=0.20kgisatrestattheheighth=4.0monasmoothinclinedplaneasshown. Itslidesdownontoa
frictionless surfaceandcollidesinelasticallywithasecondblockofidenticalmass. Thevelocityofthefirstblock
immediatelyafterthecollisionis 1/3 itsvelocityimmediatelybeforethecollisionandis inthesamedirection. Thefloor
totherightof thesecondblockis roughwithacoefficientofkineticfriction /lk =0.50. Asresult,thesecondblockslides
adistancedbeforecomingtorest.
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In class,Adamdidademonstrationinwhichheshotanarrowof mass
m 330gm horizontallyintoablockof massM 5.00kg,whichwassuspendeda
distanceL=75 cmbelowapivotpointP. Thearrowwasembeddedintheblock
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andthesystemswungupwardssuchthatthemaximumhorizontaldisplacement x
wasobservedtobe15cm. Treatthearrowasapointmass.
(a) [7 pIS.] Calculatethemaximumkineticenergyof thesystemconsistingofthearrowembeddedintheblock.
(b) [7 pIS.} Calculatethevelocityofthearrowimmediatelybeforeitstrucktheblock.
(c) [6 pis.] Calculatetheangularmomentumof thearrowrelativetotheaxisof rotationimmediatelybeforeimpact.
Willthisbethesameastheangularmomentumofthesystemimmediatelyafterimpact? Explain.
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