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Q. A particle moving along the y-axis has the potential energy U = 4y3 J, where y is in m.A) Graph the potential energy from y = 0 m to y =2 m.B) What...

Solved • Feb 26, 2021

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Q. An object may have potential energy because of itsA) Speed.B) Acceleration.C) Force.D) Location.E) None of these

Solved • Oct 15, 2020

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Q. Name all labeled points on the graph corresponding to stable equilibrium.List your choices alphabetically, with no commas or spaces; for instance, ...

Solved • Jul 17, 2020

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Q. The figure is the potential-energy diagram for a 500 g particle that is released from rest at A. What are the particle's speeds at B, C, and D?

Solved • May 26, 2020

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Q. A system in which only one particle can move has the potential energy shown below. Suppose U1 = 88 JA. What is the y-component of the force on the ...

Solved • May 26, 2020

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Q. A particle of mass m moves under the influence of a potential energy large{U(x) = frac{a}{x} + bx}, where a and b are positive constants and the pa...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A particle is constrained to move in one dimension along the exttip{x}{x} axis and is acted upon by a force given by large{vec{f F}(x)=-frac{k}{x^...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A particle constrained to move in one dimension is subject to a force F(x) that varies with position x as (x) = A(kx) where exttip{A}{A} and ext...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. The figure shows a potential energy curve, U(x). At which point does the force have greatest magnitude?For each labeled point, state whether the...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A particular spring obeys the force law = ( - k x + a x3 + b x4 ) .Is this force conservative?Determine the form of the potential energy function U...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A particle moves along the x-axis while acted on by a single conservative force parallel to the x-axis. The force corresponds to the potential-ener...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A certain spring is found not to obey Hookes law; it exerts a restoring force Fx(x)= - x- x2 if it is stretched or compressed, where = 60.0 N/m and...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. An object moving in the xy-plane is acted on by a conservative force described by the potential-energy function U(x, y)= (1 / x2+1 / y2), where alp...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A small block with mass 0.0400 kg is moving in the xy-plane. The net force on the block is described by the potential- energy function U(x,y)= (5....

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A marble moves along the x-axis. The potential-energy function is shown in the figure .At which of the labeled x-coordinates is the force on the ma...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. The potential energy of a pair of hydrogen atoms separated by a large distance exttip{x}{x} is given by U( x ) = - C6 /x6, where C6 is a positive ...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A force parallel to the x-axis acts on a particle moving along the  x-axis. This force is associated with potential energy U(x) given by U(x) = αx4...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. Two point masses, m1 and m2, lie on the x-axis, with m1 held in place at the origin and m2 at position exttip{x}{x} and free to move. The gravitat...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A small object with mass m = 0.0900 kg moves along the +x-axis. The only force on the object is a conservative force that has the p...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A conservative force vec{F} is in the +x-direction and has magnitude F(x) = /(x+x0)2, where exttip{alpha }{alpha} = 0.600 Nm2 ...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A system in which only one particle can move has the potential energy shown in  . Suppose U1 = 80 J.(a) What is the y-component of the force on the...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A particle moving along the y-axis has the potential energy U=6y3, where y is in m.What is the y-component of the force on the particle at ...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q.  is the potential-energy diagram for a 20 g particle that is released from rest at x = 1.0  m.a. What is the particles maximum speed? At what posit...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. The following image is the potential-energy diagram for a 500 g particle that is released from rest at A.(a) What is the particles speed at B?(b) W...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A particle in has a mass of 100 g.What minimum speed does the particle need at point A to reach point B?What minimum speed does the particle need ...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. (a) What is the maximum speed of a 2.0 g particle that oscillates between x =2.0 mm and x =8.0 mm in ?(b) Estimate the force on the particle at x =...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. shows the potential energy of a system in which a particle moves along the x-axis.Draw a graph of the force Fx as a function of position x for...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A particle that can move along the x-axis experiences an interaction force Fx=(3x2-5x) N where x is in m. Find an expression for the system's poten...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. In a particle has a mass of 220 g.What is the maximum speed the particle could have at x = 2.0 m and never reach x = 6.0 m?

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. shows the potential energy of a 500 g particle as it moves along the x-axis. Suppose the particles mechanical energy is 12 J.Where are the ...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A 100 g particle experiences the one-dimensional, conservative force Fx shown in the figure.Let the zero of the potential energy be at x = ...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A system in which only one particle can move has the potential energy shown in . Suppose U1 = 16 J. You may want to review (Pages 248...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. A clever engineer designs a "sprong" that obeys the force law Fx=-q(x-xe)3, where xe is the equilibrium position of the end of the sprong and q is ...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. For the potential energy curve shown in Figure P7.52, (a) determine whether the force Fx is positive, negative, or zero at the five points indicate...

Solved • Oct 19, 2018

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Q. A single conservative force acts on a 5.00-kg particle within a system due to its interaction with the rest of the system. The equation Fx = 2x + 4...

Solved • Oct 19, 2018

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Q. A single conservative force acting on a particle within a system varies as , where A and B are constants,  is in newtons, and x is in meters. (a) C...

Solved • Oct 19, 2018

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Q. A potential energy function for a system in which a two-dimensional force acts is of the form U = 3x3y - 7x. Find the force that acts at the point ...

Solved • Oct 19, 2018

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Q. The potential energy of a system of two particles separated by a distance r is given by U(r) = A/r, where A is a constant. Find the radial force  t...

Solved • Oct 19, 2018

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Q. Starting from rest, a 64.0-kg person bungee jumps from a tethered hot-air balloon 65.0 m above the ground. The bungee cord has negligible mass and ...

Solved • Oct 18, 2018

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Q. The following graph represents a hypothetical potential energy curve for a particle of mass m.If the particle is released from rest at position r 0...

Solved • Oct 5, 2017

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Q. The plot shown represents the potential energy of a particle that can only move along the x-axis, as a function of the coordinate x. Which of the f...

Solved • May 31, 2017

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Q. The potential energy between two neutral atoms is called the Lennard-Jones potential, and is given by the equation U(x) = A/r12 - B/r6 where A an...

Solved • May 10, 2017

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Q. A potential energy function is given by U = Ax3 + Bx2 - Cx + D Find the stable equilibrium position for A = 3.45 J/m 3, B = 1.05 J/m 2, C = 1.7 J...

Solved • Apr 3, 2017