Physics 163

Unit 2: Newton's Laws of Motion

Problem Set B

 

Problem #1:

A small model rocket is launched vertically into the air. If the rocket has a mass of 0.19 kg and there is an upward thrust of 3.802 N, then what is the acceleration (in m/s/s) of the rocket?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The task of constructing a free-body diagram for a physical situation is discussed in detail at The Physics Classroom.

The task of determining an accleration value if given values of individual forces is discussed in detail at The Physics Classroom.

 

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