## Hovercraft B/C

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### Re: Hovercraft B/C

If nobody posts a question in this long, you can.
Derive a formula for the acceleration of the blocks in a real atwood machine with two masses of mass $m1$ and $m2$and a pulley in the shape of a uniform disk of mass $M$ and radius $r$. The string is massless. Ignore friction.
The acceleration of m1 where positive is down is $\frac{m_1g-m_2g}{m_1+m_2} = g\frac{m_1-m_2}{m_1+m_2}$
EDIT: Whoops, didn't see other answer

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### Re: Hovercraft B/C

If nobody posts a question in this long, you can.
Derive a formula for the acceleration of the blocks in a real atwood machine with two masses of mass $m1$ and $m2$and a pulley in the shape of a uniform disk of mass $M$ and radius $r$. The string is massless. Ignore friction.

Since you have to account for the pulley's moment of inertia, wouldn't the a be a=(m1-m2)g/(m1+m2+M/4)

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### Re: Hovercraft B/C

I'm just going to ask a question because no one's verified the answer.

With what constant velocity can a 4.00 hp motor raise a mass of 125 kg?
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### Re: Hovercraft B/C

I'm just going to ask a question because no one's verified the answer.

With what constant velocity can a 4.00 hp motor raise a mass of 125 kg?
2.43 meters per second
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### Re: Hovercraft B/C

I'm just going to ask a question because no one's verified the answer.

With what constant velocity can a 4.00 hp motor raise a mass of 125 kg?
2.43 meters per second

that's what i got, but the answer key said 2.76 m/s?

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### Re: Hovercraft B/C

I'm just going to ask a question because no one's verified the answer.

With what constant velocity can a 4.00 hp motor raise a mass of 125 kg?
2.43 meters per second
Can you explain this one

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### Re: Hovercraft B/C

I'm just going to ask a question because no one's verified the answer.

With what constant velocity can a 4.00 hp motor raise a mass of 125 kg?
2.43 meters per second
Can you explain this one
So the first thing to understand is that hp is a unit of power, just not an SI unit. 1 hp = 745.7 W.
From here, we can use this relationship P = Fv to solve the equation.
$4.00 hp * 745.7 W/1 hp = 125 kg * 9.81 m/s^2 * v$

The reason this works is that power is really a unit of energy per time. Energy, meanwhile, is a unit of force over a distance. So, power is a unit of force over a distance per time; the distance per time corresponds to velocity.

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2.43 meters per second
Can you explain this one
So the first thing to understand is that hp is a unit of power, just not an SI unit. 1 hp = 745.7 W.
From here, we can use this relationship P = Fv to solve the equation.
$4.00 hp * 745.7 W/1 hp = 125 kg * 9.81 m/s^2 * v$

The reason this works is that power is really a unit of energy per time. Energy, meanwhile, is a unit of force over a distance. So, power is a unit of force over a distance per time; the distance per time corresponds to velocity.
Ah, I see. Thanks!

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### Re: Hovercraft B/C

I'm just going to ask a question because no one's verified the answer.

With what constant velocity can a 4.00 hp motor raise a mass of 125 kg?
2.43 meters per second

that's what i got, but the answer key said 2.76 m/s?

Suppose I have a bowling ball with a diameter of 25 centimeters. What is the largest mass it can have such that it floats in corn syrup (specific gravity = 1.4)?
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Suppose I have a bowling ball with a diameter of 25 centimeters. What is the largest mass it can have such that it floats in corn syrup (specific gravity = 1.4)?
$\frac{m}{\frac43\pi r^3} = \frac{m}{\frac43\pi (12.5 cm)^3} = 1.4*1 \frac{g}{cm^3}$
$m = 1.4 \frac{g}{cm^3} * \frac43\pi (12.5 cm)^3 = 11453.7 g = 11.45 kg$
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