Physics 163

Unit 2: Newton's Laws of Motion

Problem Set A

 

Problem #14:

Determine the horizontal acceleration (in m/s/s) of the object whose force diagram is depicted at the right. The values of the individual forces are:

Fgrav = Fnorm = 19 N

Ftens = 42 N

Ffrict = 12.2 N

 

 

Information about net force and its relationship to force diagrams like that shown in this problem is provided online at The Physics Classroom.

Information about the relationship between mass and weight is provided on the Set A Overview Page and online at The Physics Classroom.

Information about Newton's second law equation is provided online at The Physics Classroom.

 

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