Fluids Problem 8.11.1

Start Animation 1  Start Animation 2 Start Animation 3

Description

Blood flows from left to right  in an artery with a partial blockage in the animation (position is in centimeters and time is in seconds). A blood platelet is shown moving through the artery.  

Question

Which of the following animations properly represents the motion of the platelet as it moves through and past the blockage?

Answer

Animation 3.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 10-8, Giancoli-SE: 13-8.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni.

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