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Energy Transfer Model
ENERGY “Cheat”sheet
Symbol Type of Energy When is this energy present? Equation Notes

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Spring Force vs. Displacement (Stretch)
1.6 1.4 1.2 1
1.6 1.4 1.2 1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0

Fs (N)

Fs (N)

0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0

N/c .034 =0 :k ng 1 Spri

m

r Sp

ing

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= :k

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!x (cm)
1.6 1.4 1.2 1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0

!x (cm)

Fs (N)

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k= g 1: prin

Sp

rin

: g2

k=

69 .0 0

m /c N

N/c .034 0

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!x (cm)

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Worksheet 1: Energy Pie Charts
INSTRUCTIONS: Use pie charts to analyze the energy changes in each situation given. • Designate your choice of system by explicitly listing the objects included. • Divide the pies in a qualitatively accurate fashion, and label them with the energy storage mechanism involved. 1. ! A ball is held above the ground, and then is dropped so it falls straight down. (Restrict your analysis to the ball moving in the air, BEFORE it hits the ground.)

List the objects in your system

Draw a pie chart for each position

List the objects in your system

Draw a pie chart for each position

2.

A wind-up toy is wound up, then "walks" across a table and comes to a stop.

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List the objects in your system

Draw a pie chart for each position

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3.

An object rests on a coiled spring, and is then launched upwards. List the objects in your system Draw a pie chart for each position

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4.

A piece of clay is dropped to the floor. List the objects in your system Draw a pie chart for each position

5.

A truck is driven at constant speed down the street. List the objects in your system Draw a pie chart for each position

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Worksheet 2: LOL Diagrams
6. A car on a frictionless roller coaster track, launched by a huge spring, makes it to the top of the loop.
Initial Final K v=0 v Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

Qualitative conservation equation:

7.

Same as problem 8, but with the spring outside of the system.
Initial Final K v=0 v Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

Qualitative conservation equation:

8.

Same as problem 8, but with friction between the cart and the track.
Initial Final K v=0 v Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

Qualitative conservation equation:

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9.

Same as problem 8, but we take our final snapshot earlier this time (the cart is only half-way up the loop).
Initial Final K v=0 v Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

Qualitative conservation equation:

10. A moving car, moving up a hill, coasts to a stop up.
Initial Final
v=0 v

Initial K Ug Us

Energy Flow Diagram K Ug

Final Us Etherm

Qualitative conservation equation:

11. A person pushes a stalled car to get it to the service station.
Initial Final K v Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

v=0

Qualitative conservation equation:

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12. A load of bricks, resting on a compressed spring, is launched into the air.
Initial v Final K Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

v=0

y=0

Qualitative conservation equation:

13. Same as problem 14, but with the spring outside of the system.
Initial v Final K Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

v=0

y=0

Qualitative conservation equation:

14. Superman, stopping a speeding locomotive, is pushed backwards a few meters in the process.
Initial Final K v v=0 Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

Qualitative conservation equation:

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15. A moving block hits a spring, traveling at 5 m/s at the time of contact. At the instant the block is motionless, by how much is the spring compressed? Assume none of the initial energy ends up stored as thermal energy.
Initial m=8.0 kg v=5.0 m/s Final k=50 N/m v=0 K Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

Qualitative conservation equation:

16. Determine final velocity of the cart, assuming that 10% of the initial energy ends up stored as thermal energy due to the friction between the cart and the road.
Initial v=0 5m m=20 kg v=? Final K Initial Ug Us Energy Flow Diagram K Ug Final Us Etherm

0

Qualitative conservation equation:

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Worksheet 3: Force vs Displacement Graphs
17. Suppose in the spring lab, one group found that Fspring = (1000 N/m)(∆x). Construct a graphical representation of force-vs-displacement. (Hint: make the maximum displacement 0.25 m.) Graphically determine the amount of energy stored while stretching the spring from x = 0 cm to x = 10 cm.

Graphically determine the amount of energy stored while stretching the spring from x = 15 cm to x = 25 cm.

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18. The graph below was made from data collected during an investigation of the relationship between the amount two different springs stretched when different forces were applied.
F ￿N￿ 40 35 ￿
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For each spring, determine the spring constant.

30 ￿ ￿

25 ￿ ￿

For each spring, find the amount of force required to stretch the spring 3.0 m.

20 ￿ ￿ ￿

15 ￿ ￿

Spring A

10 ￿ ￿

Spring B

For each spring, find the Us stored when stretched 3.0 m.

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Determine the amount that Spring A needs to be stretched in order to store 24 joules of energy.

x ￿m ￿

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19. A brick falls (starting with a speed of 2 m/s straight down) from a height of 10 meters. How much work does the Earth do on the brick while it falls?

20. The same brick is tossed (with the same initial speed of 2 m/s) at an angle of 34º from a height of 10 m. How much work does the Earth do on the brick from the instant it leaves the hand until the instant it is about to touch the ground?

21. A block, sliding across a table, runs into a spring (that is secured at the other end to the wall). The block compresses the spring (ks = 15 N/m) by 25 cm. How much work does the spring do on the block?

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Worksheet 4: Problem Solving
22. A 500-kg pig is standing at the top of a muddy hill on a rainy day. The hill is 100.0 m long with a vertical drop of 30.0 m. The pig slips and begins to slide down the hill. What is the pig’s speed at the bottom of the hill?

23. A 60 kg student jumps from the 10 meter platform at UD’s swimming complex into the pool below. Once you’ve analyzed that situation, see what would be different if the student massed 75 kg instead of 60 kg.

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24. A 500 g block is pushed down on a spring, compressing it 0.30m.

Initial

Final

y=? m=500 g k=100 N/m v=0 x=0.30 m

y=0

25. A 24 kg child descends a 5.0 m high slide and reaches the ground with a speed of 2.8 m/s.

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26. A 0.500 kg block attached to a spring with length 0.60 m and spring constant 40 N/m is at rest with the back of the block at point A on a very low-friction, horizontal table. You pull the block to the right along the surface with a constant horizontal force of 20 N. When the back of the block reaches point B, you let go of the block.

27. The Great Puffini is an 80-kg circus performer who is shot from a cannon (actually a spring gun). You don’t find many men of his caliber, so you help him design a new gun. This new gun has a very large spring with a very small mass and a spring constant of 1100 N/m that he will compress with a force of 5500 N. The inside of the gun barrel is coated with Teflon, so the average friction force will be only 40 N during the 5.0 m he moves in the barrel. At what speed will he emerge from the end of the barrel, 3.5 m above his initial rest position (3.5 m would be his vertical displacement as he travels along the barrel)?

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Worksheet 5: Power
Some space for notes about power:

28. A 60 kg box is lifted by a rope a distance of 10 meters straight up at constant speed. How much power is required to complete this task in 5 seconds?

29. Hulky and Bulky are two workers being considered for a job at the UPS loading dock. Hulky boasts that he can lift a 100 kg box 2 meters vertically, in 3 seconds. Bulky counters with his claim of lifting a 200 kg box 5 meters vertically, in 20 seconds. To which worker would you give a greater power rating?

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30. A 1994 Ford Mustang is driving down a road with a constant speed of 30 m/s. The engine must exert a 5000 N force to maintain this speed. a. How powerful is the engine (answer in Watts)?

b. How does the Mustang's power rating compare to the 220 hp Dodge Stealth engine (1 hp = 746 W)?

31. The trains on the Viper are raised from 10 m above ground at the loading platform to a height of 60 m at the top of the first hill in 45 s. Assume that the train (including passengers) has a mass of 2500 kg. Ignoring frictional losses, what power motor would be required to accomplish this task?

32. Your electric utility company sends you a monthly bill informing you of the number of kilowatt-hours you have used that month. a. Is the utility charging you for energy or power? Explain.

b. How many joules of energy does your 1600W blow drier require if you dry your hair in 5 min?

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