Physics 163

Unit 2: Newton's Laws of Motion

Problem Set C

 

Problem #4:

Consider the free-body diagram at the right. Determine the acceleration (in m/s/s) of the object.

Given:

Fgrav = Fnorm = 38.5 N

Fapp = 19.6 N

Ffrict = 14.5 N.

 

 

The relationship between mass and weight is discussed in detail at The Physics Classroom.

The concept of net force is discussed in detail at The Physics Classroom.

Newton's second law and the relationship between net force, mass and acceleration is discussed in detail at The Physics Classroom.

 

 

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