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Chapter 11, Solution 9.

a = 3e− 0.2t

v t
∫ 0 dv = ∫ 0 a dt
t
t 3
v −0=∫ 0
3e− 0.2t dt = e− 0.2t
− 0.2 0

(
v = −15 e− 0.2t − 1 = 15 1 − e− 0.2t ) ( )
At t = 0.5 s, (
v = 15 1 − e− 0.1 ) v = 1.427 ft/s W

x t
∫ 0 dx = ∫ 0 v dt
t
⎛ 1 − 0.2t ⎞
x − 0 = 15∫ 1 − e
t
0 ( − 0.2t
) dt = 15 ⎜ t +
⎝ 0.2
e ⎟
⎠0

(
x = 15 t + 5e− 0.2t − 5 )
At t = 0.5 s, (
x = 15 0.5 + 5e− 0.1 − 5 ) x = 0.363 ft W

Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics and Dynamics, 8/e, Ferdinand P. Beer, E. Russell Johnston, Jr.,
Elliot R. Eisenberg, William E. Clausen, David Mazurek, Phillip J. Cornwell
© 2007 The McGraw-Hill Companies.

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