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# Assignment ECEA dynamics

## 1. A rocket is launched vertically at time t=0. The elevation of the

rocket is given by y=-0.13ty=0.13t4+0.13t3+0.12t2
where t is in seconds. Determine the maximum velocity of the
rocket and the elevation at which it occurs.

## 2. A body is released from rest at A and allowed to fall

freely. Including the effects of air resistance, the position
of the body as a function of the elapsed time is

## where vo and to are constants. (a) Derive the expression for

the speed v of the body. Use the result to explain why vo is
called the terminal velocity (b) Derive the expression of the
acceleration a of the body as a function of t and as a
function of v.

3. A bead moves along a straight 60-mm wire that lies along the xaxis. The position of the bead is given by x=2t210t mmwhere x is
measured from the center of the wire, and t is the time
determine(a)the time when the bead leaves the wire; and (b) the
distance traveled by the bead from t=0 it leaves the wire.

## 4. A particle travels around a circle of radius 4m, changing its speed

at a constant rate. At a certain point A, the speed is 3m/s. After
traveling another quarter revolution to point B, the speed has
increased to 6m/s. Detemine the magnitude of the acceleration of
the particle at B.

## 5. A particle travels along a plane curve from a point A to a

point B. The path length between A and B is 2m. The speed of
the particle is 4m/s at A and 2m/s at B. The rate of change of
the speed is constant. (a) Find the tangential component of
the acceleration when the particle is at B (b) If the
magnitude of the acceleration at B is 5m/s2, determine the
radius of curvature of the path at B.

## 6. A particle moves along a plane curve from a point O to a point B.

The path length between O and B is 2m. The tangential component of
the acceleration is at = 0.04s m/s2, where s is the path coordinate,
measured in m from point O. The speed of the particle at O is 2m/s,
and the radius of curvature of the path at B is 3m. Determine the
magnitude of the acceleration of the particle at B.

7. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the slider and the rod
is , and the free length of the spring is Lo =b.
Derive the expression for the work done by the friction force
on the slider as it moves from A to B. Neglect the weight of
the slider.

8. The mans slides the 100-kg crate accross the floor by pulling with
a constant force of 200N. If the crate was initially at rest, how
far will the crate move before its speed is 1m/s? The coefficient
of kinetic friction between the crate and the floor is 0.18.

## 9. The 1-kg package arrives at A, the top of the inclined roller

conveyor, with a speed of 5m/s. After descending the conveyor, the
package slides a distance d onthe rough horizontal surface, coming
to a stop at B. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the
package and the horiazontal plane is 0.4, determine the distance d.

## 10.The crossbow is aimed at the sandbag, which is suspended from a

cord. At the instant the cord is cut, the crossbow is fired. Show
that the bolt will always hit the sandbag, regardless of the
initial speed vo of the bolt. (Hint: The velocity of the bolt
relative to the sandbag is constant.)

## 11.Two cars A and B traveling at constant speeds are in the positions

shown at time t =0. Determine (a) the velocity at A relative to B;
(b) the position vector of A relative to B as a function of time;
and (c) the minimum distance between the cars and the time this
occurs.

12.When a stationary car is pointing into the wind, the streaks made
by raindrops on the side windows are inclined at =15o with the
vertical. When the car is driven at 30km/h into the wind, the angle
increases to 75o. Find the speed of the raindrops