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Two spherical conductors B and C having equal radii and carrying equal charges in them repel each other with a force F when kept apart at some distance. A third spherical conductor having the same radius as that of B but uncharged is brought in contact with B, then brought in contact with C and finally removed away from both. The new force of repulsion between B and C is

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Two spherical conductors B and C having equal radii and carrying equal charges in them repel each other with a force F when kept apart at some distance. A third spherical conductor having the same radius as that of B but uncharged is brought in contact with B, then brought in contact with and finally removed away from both. The new force of repulsion between B and C is

Anonymous User tag : Physics Electrostatic 07 Apr, 2020 1 Answer 50 views

A charged particle q is shot towards another charged particle Q which is fixed, with a speed v. It approaches Q upto a closest distance r and then returns. If q were given a speed 2v, what will b the closest distances of approach?

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A charged particle q is shot towards another charged particle Q which is fixed, with a speed v. It approaches Q upto a closest distance r and then returns. If q were given a speed 2v, what will b the closest distances of approach?

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The temperature of the two outer surfaces of a composite slab, consisting of two materials having coefficients of thermal conductivity K and 2K and thickness x and 4x, respectively are T2  and T1  (T2  > T1). The rate of heat transfer through the slab, in a steady state is , with equal to

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The temperature of the two outer surfaces of a composite slab, consisting of two materials having coefficients of thermal conductivity K and 2K and thickness x and 4x, respectively are T and T1  (T > T1). The rate of heat transfer through the slab, in a steady state is , with equal to

Anonymous User tag : Physics Heat Transfer 04 Apr, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

The figure shows a system of two concentric spheres of radii r1 and r2 and kept at temperatures T1 and T2, respectively. The radial rate of flow of heat in a substance between the two concentric spheres is proportional to

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The figure shows a system of two concentric spheres of radii r1 and r2 and kept at temperatures T1 and T2, respectively. The radial rate of flow of heat in a substance between the two concentric spheres is proportional to

Anonymous User tag : Physics Heat Transfer 04 Apr, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

Assuming the sun to be a spherical body of radius R at a temperature of TK, evaluate the total radiant power, incident on earth, at a distance r from the sun. Note: r0 is the radius of the earth and is Stefan's constant.

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Assuming the sun to be a spherical body of radius R at a temperature of TK, evaluate the total radiant power, incident on earth, at a distance r from the sun.

Note: r0 is the radius of the earth and is Stefan's constant.

Anonymous User tag : Physics Heat Transfer 04 Apr, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

One end of a thermally insulated rod is kept at a temperature T1 and the other at T2. The rod is composed of two sections of lengths l1 and l2 and thermal conductivities K1 and K2 respectively. What would be the temperature at the interface of the two sections?  -0

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One end of a thermally insulated rod is kept at a temperature T1 and the other at T2. The rod is composed of two sections of lengths l1 and l2 and thermal conductivities K1 and K2 respectively. What would be the temperature at the interface of the two sections? 

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Anonymous User tag : Physics Heat Transfer 04 Apr, 2020 1 Answer 53 views

One end of a thermally insulated rod is kept at a temperature T1 and the other at T2. The rod is composed of two sections of lengths l1 and l2 and thermal conductivities K1 and K2 respectively. What would be the temperature at the interface of the two sections?  -0

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One end of a thermally insulated rod is kept at a temperature T1 and the other at T2. The rod is composed of two sections of lengths l1 and l2 and thermal conductivities K1 and K2 respectively. What would be the temperature at the interface of the two sections? 

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Anonymous User tag : Physics Heat Transfer 04 Apr, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

Two thermally insulated vessels 1 and 2 are filled with air at temperatures (T1, T2 ), volume (V1, V2 ), and pressure (P1, P2 ), respectively. If the valve joining the two vessels is opened, the temperature inside the vessel at equilibrium will be

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Two thermally insulated vessels 1 and 2 are filled with air at temperatures (T1, T2 ), volume (V1, V2 ), and pressure (P1, P2 ), respectively. If the valve joining the two vessels is opened, the temperature inside the vessel at equilibrium will be

Anonymous User tag : Physics Thermodynamics 04 Apr, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

Two rigid boxes containing different ideal gases are placed on a table. Box A contains one mole of nitrogen at temperature T0, while Box B contains one mole of helium at temperature (7/3) T0. The boxes are then put into thermal contact with each other and heat flows between them until the gases reach a common final temperature. (Ignore the heat capacity of boxes). Then, what will be the final temperature of the gases, Tf, in terms of T0?

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Two rigid boxes containing different ideal gases are placed on a table. Box A contains one mole of nitrogen at temperature T0, while Box B contains one mole of helium at temperature (7/3) T0. The boxes are then put into thermal contact with each other and heat flows between them until the gases reach a common final temperature. (Ignore the heat capacity of boxes). Then, what will be the final temperature of the gases, Tf, in terms of T0?

Anonymous User tag : Physics Thermodynamics 04 Apr, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

A Carnot engine, having an efficiency of n = 1/10 as a heat engine, is used as a refrigerator. If the work done on the system is 10 J, what will be the amount of energy absorbed from the reservoir at a lower temperature?

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A Carnot engine, having an efficiency of n = 1/10 as a heat engine, is used as a refrigerator. If the work done on the system is 10 J, what will be the amount of energy absorbed from the reservoir at a lower temperature?

Anonymous User tag : Physics Thermodynamics 04 Apr, 2020 1 Answer 53 views

An insulated container of gas has two chambers separated by an insulating partition. One of the chambers has volume V1 and contains ideal gas at pressure P1 and temperature T1. The other chamber has volume V2 and contains ideal gas at pressure P2 and temperature T2. If the partition is removed without doing any work on the gas, the final equilibrium temperature of the gas in the container will be

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An insulated container of gas has two chambers separated by an insulating partition. One of the chambers has volume V1 and contains ideal gas at pressure P1 and temperature T1. The other chamber has volume V2 and contains ideal gas at pressure P2 and temperature T2. If the partition is removed without doing any work on the gas, the final equilibrium temperature of the gas in the container will be

Anonymous User tag : Physics Thermodynamics 04 Apr, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

A tuning fork arrangement (pair) produces 4 beats/sec with one fork of frequency 288 cps. A little wax is placed on the unknown fork and it then produces 2 beats/sec. What is the frequency of the unknown fork?

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A tuning fork arrangement (pair) produces 4 beats/sec with one fork of frequency 288 cps. A little wax is placed on the unknown fork and it then produces 2 beats/sec. What is the frequency of the unknown fork?

Anonymous User tag : Physics Waves and Sound Waves 30 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 54 views

A metal wire of a linear mass density of 9.8 g/m is stretched with a tension of 10 kg­-wt between two rigid supports 1 metre apart. The wire passes at its middle point between the poles of a permanent magnet, and it vibrates in resonance when carrying an alternating current of frequency u. The frequency u of the alternating source is

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A metal wire of a linear mass density of 9.8 g/m is stretched with a tension of 10 kg­-wt between two rigid supports 1 metre apart. The wire passes at its middle point between the poles of a permanent magnet, and it vibrates in resonance when carrying an alternating current of frequency u. The frequency u of the alternating source is

Anonymous User tag : Physics Waves and Sound Waves 30 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

A tuning fork of known frequency 256 Hz makes 5 beats per second with the vibrating string of a piano. The beat frequency decreases to 2 beats per second when the tension in the piano string is slightly increased. The frequency of the piano string before increasing the tension was

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A tuning fork of known frequency 256 Hz makes 5 beats per second with the vibrating string of a piano. The beat frequency decreases to 2 beats per second when the tension in the piano string is slightly increased. The frequency of the piano string before increasing the tension was

Anonymous User tag : Physics Waves and Sound Waves 30 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 51 views

When two tuning forks (fork 1 and fork 2) are sounded simultaneously, 4 beats per second are heard. Now, some tape is attached on the prong of the fork 2. When the tuning forks are sounded again, 6 beats per second are heard. if the frequency of fork 1 is 200 Hz, then what was the original frequency of fork 2?

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When two tuning forks (fork 1 and fork 2) are sounded simultaneously, 4 beats per second are heard. Now, some tape is attached on the prong of the fork 2. When the tuning forks are sounded again, 6 beats per second are heard. if the frequency of fork 1 is 200 Hz, then what was the original frequency of fork 2?

Anonymous User tag : Physics Waves and Sound Waves 30 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 54 views

A whistle producing sound waves of frequencies 9500 Hz and above is approaching a stationary person with speed v ms-1. The velocity of sound in air is 300 ms-1. If the person can hear frequencies upto a maximum of 10000 Hz, the maximum value of v upto which he can hear the whistle is

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A whistle producing sound waves of frequencies 9500 Hz and above is approaching a stationary person with speed v ms-1. The velocity of sound in air is 300 ms-1. If the person can hear frequencies upto a maximum of 10000 Hz, the maximum value of v upto which he can hear the whistle is

Anonymous User tag : Physics Waves and Sound Waves 30 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 53 views

A string is stretched between fixed points separated by 75 cm. It is observed to have resonant frequencies of 420 Hz and 315 Hz. There are no other resonant frequencies between these two. Then, the lowest resonant frequency for this string is

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A string is stretched between fixed points separated by 75 cm. It is observed to have resonant frequencies of 420 Hz and 315 Hz. There are no other resonant frequencies between these two. Then, the lowest resonant frequency for this string is

Anonymous User tag : Physics Waves and Sound Waves 30 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

A tuning fork arrangement (pair) produces 4 beats/sec with one fork of frequency 288 cps. A little wax is placed on the unknown fork and it then produces 2 beats/sec. What is the frequency of the unknown fork?

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A tuning fork arrangement (pair) produces 4 beats/sec with one fork of frequency 288 cps. A little wax is placed on the unknown fork and it then produces 2 beats/sec. What is the frequency of the unknown fork?

Anonymous User tag : Physics Waves and Sound Waves 30 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 51 views

A metal wire of a linear mass density of 9.8 g/m is stretched with a tension of 10 kg­-wt between two rigid supports 1 metre apart. The wire passes at its middle point between the poles of a permanent magnet, and it vibrates in resonance when carrying an alternating current of frequency u. The frequency u of the alternating source is

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A metal wire of a linear mass density of 9.8 g/m is stretched with a tension of 10 kg­-wt between two rigid supports 1 metre apart. The wire passes at its middle point between the poles of a permanent magnet, and it vibrates in resonance when carrying an alternating current of frequency u. The frequency u of the alternating source is

Anonymous User tag : Physics Waves and Sound Waves 30 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 51 views

A tuning fork of known frequency 256 Hz makes 5 beats per second with the vibrating string of a piano. The beat frequency decreases to 2 beats per second when the tension in the piano string is slightly increased. The frequency of the piano string before increasing the tension was

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A tuning fork of known frequency 256 Hz makes 5 beats per second with the vibrating string of a piano. The beat frequency decreases to 2 beats per second when the tension in the piano string is slightly increased. The frequency of the piano string before increasing the tension was

Anonymous User tag : Physics Waves and Sound Waves 30 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 50 views

When two tuning forks (fork 1 and fork 2) are sounded simultaneously, 4 beats per second are heard. Now, some tape is attached on the prong of the fork 2. When the tuning forks are sounded again, 6 beats per second are heard. if the frequency of fork 1 is 200 Hz, then what was the original frequency of fork 2?

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When two tuning forks (fork 1 and fork 2) are sounded simultaneously, 4 beats per second are heard. Now, some tape is attached on the prong of the fork 2. When the tuning forks are sounded again, 6 beats per second are heard. if the frequency of fork 1 is 200 Hz, then what was the original frequency of fork 2?

Anonymous User tag : Physics Waves and Sound Waves 30 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 53 views

A whistle producing sound waves of frequencies 9500 Hz and above is approaching a stationary person with speed v ms-1. The velocity of sound in air is 300 ms-1. If the person can hear frequencies upto a maximum of 10000 Hz, the maximum value of v upto which he can hear the whistle is

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A whistle producing sound waves of frequencies 9500 Hz and above is approaching a stationary person with speed v ms-1. The velocity of sound in air is 300 ms-1. If the person can hear frequencies upto a maximum of 10000 Hz, the maximum value of v upto which he can hear the whistle is

Anonymous User tag : Physics Waves and Sound Waves 30 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 51 views

A string is stretched between fixed points separated by 75 cm. It is observed to have resonant frequencies of 420 Hz and 315 Hz. There are no other resonant frequencies between these two. Then, the lowest resonant frequency for this string is

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A string is stretched between fixed points separated by 75 cm. It is observed to have resonant frequencies of 420 Hz and 315 Hz. There are no other resonant frequencies between these two. Then, the lowest resonant frequency for this string is

Anonymous User tag : Physics Waves and Sound Waves 30 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

The bob of a simple pendulum is a spherical hollow ball filled with water. A plugged hole near the bottom of the oscillating bob gets suddenly unplugged. During the observation, till water is coming out, the time period of oscillation would

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The bob of a simple pendulum is a spherical hollow ball filled with water. A plugged hole near the bottom of the oscillating bob gets suddenly unplugged. During the observation, till water is coming out, the time period of oscillation would

Anonymous User tag : Physics Oscillation 29 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

A coin is placed on a horizontal platform which undergoes vertical simple harmonic motion of angular frequency w. The amplitude of oscillation is gradually increased. The coin will leave contact with the platform for the first time

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A coin is placed on a horizontal platform which undergoes vertical simple harmonic motion of angular frequency w. The amplitude of oscillation is gradually increased. The coin will leave contact with the platform for the first time

Anonymous User tag : Physics Oscillation 29 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 53 views

Two particles A and B of equal masses are suspended from two massless springs of spring constants k1 and k2, respectively. If the maximum velocities, during oscillations, are equal, the ratio of amplitudes of A and B is

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Two particles A and B of equal masses are suspended from two massless springs of spring constants k1 and k2, respectively. If the maximum velocities, during oscillations, are equal, the ratio of amplitudes of A and B is

Anonymous User tag : Physics Oscillation 29 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

The bob of a simple pendulum executes simple harmonic motion in water with a period t, while the period of oscillation of the bob is t0 in air. Neglecting frictional force of water and given that the density of the bob is (4/3) × 1000 kg/m3. What relationship between t and t0 is true?

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The bob of a simple pendulum executes simple harmonic motion in water with a period t, while the period of oscillation of the bob is tin air. Neglecting frictional force of water and given that the density of the bob is (4/3) × 1000 kg/m3. What relationship between t and t0 is true?

Anonymous User tag : Physics Oscillation 29 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

A particle of mass m is attached to a spring (of spring constant k) and has a natural angular frequency  An external force F(t) proportional tois applied to the oscillator. The time displacement of the oscillator will be proportional to

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A particle of mass m is attached to a spring (of spring constant k) and has a natural angular frequency  An external force F(t) proportional tois applied to the oscillator. The time displacement of the oscillator will be proportional to

Anonymous User tag : Physics Oscillation 29 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 51 views

A point oscillates along the x axis according to the law x a cos (cot — n/4). Draw the approximate plots (a) of displacement x, velocity projection vx, and acceleration projection wx as functions of time t; (b) velocity projection vx and acceleration projection wx as func- tions of the coordinate x.

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A point oscillates along the x axis according to the law . Draw the approximate plots

(a) of displacement x, velocity projection vx, and acceleration projection wx as functions of time t;

(b) velocity projection vx and acceleration projection wx as func- tions of the coordinate x.

Anonymous User tag : Physics Oscillation 28 Mar, 2020 0 Answer 54 views

Two identical discs of mass m and of radius R touch each other and move with the same velocity perpendicularly to the line segment which joins their centres of mass, along the surface of a horizontal smooth tabletop. There is a third disc of mass M and of radius R at rest, at a point on the perpendicular bisector of the line segment joining the centres of mass of the two moving discs as shown in the figure. The two moving discs collide elastically with the third one, which is at rest. There is no friction between the rims of the discs. What should the ratio of M/m be in order that after the collision the two discs of mass m move perpendicularly to their initial velocity?

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Two identical discs of mass m and of radius R touch each other and move with the same velocity perpendicularly to the line segment which joins their centres of mass, along the surface of a horizontal smooth tabletop. There is a third disc of mass M and of radius R at rest, at a point on the perpendicular bisector of the line segment joining the centres of mass of the two moving discs as shown in the figure. The two moving discs collide elastically with the third one, which is at rest. There is no friction between the rims of the discs. What should the ratio of M/m be in order that after the collision the two discs of mass m move perpendicularly to their initial velocity?

Anonymous User tag : Physics 27 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 59 views

An object starts at the origin in a straight line. Its velocity versus time graph is shown in the figure. Which one of the following choices best gives the proper intervals(s) of time for which the object is moving away from the origin?

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An object starts at the origin in a straight line. Its velocity versus time graph is shown in the figure. Which one of the following choices best gives the proper intervals(s) of time for which the object is moving away from the origin?

Anonymous User tag : Physics 27 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 57 views

A wedge of mass M= 10kg, height h= 3m and angle of inclination is at rest at horizontal surface. There is a small point – like object (mass m = 0.5kg) next to the slope as shown in the figure. At what acceleration must wedge be moved in order that the point like object reaches its top in a time t = 5s (Neglect the friction between point like object and wedge)

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A wedge of mass M= 10kg, height h= 3m and angle of inclination is at rest at horizontal surface. There is a small point – like object (mass m = 0.5kg) next to the slope as shown in the figure. At what acceleration must wedge be moved in order that the point like object reaches its top in a time t = 5s (Neglect the friction between point like object and wedge)

Anonymous User tag : Physics 27 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

An object of mass M starts from rest at the bottom of a fixed incline of height H. A person decides to push the object up the incline in one of two ways with an applied force shown in the diagram. In each of the trials, the object reaches the top of the incline with speed V. How would the work done by the person on the block compare for the two trials? Assume the same constant non-zero coefficient of kinetic friction between the incline and the object for both trials.

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An object of mass M starts from rest at the bottom of a fixed incline of height H. A person decides to push the object up the incline in one of two ways with an applied force shown in the diagram. In each of the trials, the object reaches the top of the incline with speed V. How would the work done by the person on the block compare for the two trials? Assume the same constant non-zero coefficient of kinetic friction between the incline and the object for both trials.

Anonymous User tag : Physics 27 Mar, 2020 2 Answer 55 views

A uniform, solid cylinder having mass M and radius R is pulled by a horizontal force F acting through the center as shown. The cylinder rolls to the right without slipping. What is the magnitude of the force of friction between the cylinder and the ground?

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A uniform, solid cylinder having mass M and radius R is pulled by a horizontal force F acting through the center as shown. The cylinder rolls to the right without slipping. What is the magnitude of the force of friction between the cylinder and the ground?

Anonymous User tag : Physics 27 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 53 views

A triangular frame consists of three identical rods, each of mass m and length l. It rests upright on a horizontal smooth surface with its lower right corner against a stop about which the frame could pivot. A horizontal force of magnitude F is applied to the upper corner of theframe as shown in the figure. What is the largest value of F may have without causing the frame to pivot upward about the stop?

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A triangular frame consists of three identical rods, each of mass m and length l. It rests upright on a horizontal smooth surface with its lower right corner against a stop about which the frame could pivot. A horizontal force of magnitude F is applied to the upper corner of the
frame as shown in the figure. What is the largest value of F may have without causing the frame to pivot upward about the stop?

Anonymous User tag : Physics 27 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 52 views

A massless spring of stiffness 400 N/m is fastened at left end to a vertical wall as shown in the figure I. Initially block C of mass 2 kg and block D of mass 5 kg rest on horizontal surface with block C in contact with spring (But not compressing it.) and the block D in contact with block C. Block C is moved leftward, compressing spring by a distance of 0.5 m and held in place while block D remains at rest as shown in the figure. Now Block C is released block D. The surface is rough and the coefficient of friction between each block and surface is 0.1. The block collide instantaneously stick together and move right. Find the velocity of combined system just after collision.

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A massless spring of stiffness 400 N/m is fastened at left end to a vertical wall as shown in the figure I. Initially block C of mass 2 kg and block D of mass 5 kg rest on horizontal surface with block C in contact with spring (But not compressing it.) and the block D in contact with block C. Block C is moved leftward, compressing spring by a distance of 0.5 m and held in place while block D remains at rest as shown in the figure.

Now Block C is released block D. The surface is rough and the coefficient of friction between each block and surface is 0.1. The block collide instantaneously stick together and move right. Find the velocity of combined system just after collision.

Anonymous User tag : Physics 27 Mar, 2020 1 Answer 50 views

A string of mass m (can be non uniform as well) is suspended through two points which are not in same horizontal level. Tension in the string at the end points are T1 and T2 and at the lowest point is T3. Mass of string in terms of T1, T2 and T3 can be represented a {uniform gravity ‘g’ exists downwards)

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A string of mass m (can be non uniform as well) is suspended through two points which are not in same horizontal level. Tension in the string at the end points are T1 and T2 and at the lowest point is T3. Mass of string in terms of T1, T2 and T3 can be represented a {uniform gravity ‘g’ exists downwards)

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An object is being pushed at constant speed on an inclined plane. The free body diagram of the object is shown with the gravitational force represented by W, the friction force by f, the applied external push parallel to the incline by F, and the normal force with surface by N. Which one of the following choices represents correct relationships between the forces?

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An object is being pushed at constant speed on an inclined plane. The free body diagram of the object is shown with the gravitational force represented by W, the friction force by f, the applied external push parallel to the incline by F, and the normal force with surface by N. Which one of the following choices represents correct relationships between the forces?

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A uniform rod of mass M and length L is free to rotate about a frictionless pivot located L/3 from one end. The rod is released from rest incrementally away from being perfectly vertical, resulting in the rod rotating clockwise about the pivot. When the rod is horizontal, what is the magnitude of the tangential acceleration of its center of mass?

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A uniform rod of mass M and length L is free to rotate about a frictionless pivot located L/3 from one end. The rod is released from rest incrementally away from being perfectly vertical, resulting in the rod rotating clockwise about the pivot. When the rod is horizontal, what is the magnitude of the tangential acceleration of its center of mass?

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A uniform solid hemisphere of radius 10 m and mass 64 kg is placed with its curved surface on the smooth horizontal surface and a string AB of length 4m is attached to point A on its rim as shown in the figure. Find the tension in the string if hemisphere is in equilibrium.

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A uniform solid hemisphere of radius 10 m and mass 64 kg is placed with its curved surface on the smooth horizontal surface and a string AB of length 4m is attached to point A on its rim as shown in the figure. Find the tension in the string if hemisphere is in equilibrium.

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One end of a heavy uniform rod AB can slide along rough horizontal guiding surface CD with the help of massless ring as shown in the figure. The dimension of ring is negligible. BE is the ideal string. If is right angle and  is the angle between rod AB and horizontal when the rod is on the verge of sliding. Find the coefficient of friction between ring and horizontal guiding surface CD.

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One end of a heavy uniform rod AB can slide along rough horizontal guiding surface CD with the help of massless ring as shown in the figure. The dimension of ring is negligible. BE is the ideal string. If is right angle and  is the angle between rod AB and horizontal when the rod is on the verge of sliding. Find the coefficient of friction between ring and horizontal guiding surface CD.

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