Zia asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 4 weeks ago

block b is released from rest. after it drops 2.0 m...?

Block B is released from rest . After it drops 2.0 meters straight down, determine the velocity of Block A and Block B. Block A is on a horizontal surface with a pulley connecting the blocks. Assume the following values: mA=5kg, mB=8kg, uk=0.15.

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  • NCS
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Assuming a massless pulley, the system mass is

    M = (5 + 8) kg = 13 kg

    The motive force is

    F = mB*g = 8kg * 9.8m/s² = 78 N

    and the resistive force is

    f = µ*mA*g = 0.12 * 5kg * 9.8m/s² = 5.9 N

    making the net force

    Fnet = F - f = 73 N

    so the system acceleration is

    a = F / M = 5.6 m/s²

    v² = u² + 2as = 0² + 2 * 5.6m/s² * 2.0m = 22 m²/s²

    speed v = 4.7 m/s

    Since velocity yas a direction, we can say that

    A's velocity is 4.7 m/s toward the pulley

    and B's velocity is 4.7 m/s down.

    Hope this helps!

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