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A variable force 5t is applied as shown.

Find the frictional force


between the blocks and the ground as well as tension in the string at
t=1 sec
t=2 sec
t=3 sec

net force   F  ma

a
F  F applied  frictional force
m m
5t   0.6 1  0.5  2  g 9.81 5t  15.696
a 
1 2 3
5 1  15.696
@ t  1; a   3.5653
3
5  2  15.696
@ t  2; a   1.8986
3
5  3  15.696
@ t  3; a   0.232
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For left block


 F  T  frictional force
m1a  T   m1 g
T  1 3.5653  5.886  2.32 N
T  1 1.8986   5.886  3.98
T  1 0.232   5.886  5.65

For right block

 F  5t  T  frictional force
m 2 a  5t  T   m 2 g
T  5t  m 2 a   m 2 g
T  5  2  3.5653  9.81  2.32N
T  10  2  1.8986   9.81  3.98
T  15  2  0.232   9.81  5.65

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v02 sin 2 
hmax 
2g
102 sin 2 60

2 10 
2
10  3 
  
2 2 
30

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15

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