Work and Energy Problem 8.3.1

 

Description

A mass of 2.0 kg is in a rather large, frictionless bowl and moves as depicted in the above animation (mouse-click for position given in meters and time given in seconds). 

Question

Determine the velocity of the mass at the bottom of the bowl.   Start

Answer

v=5.4m/s.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 6-3, Giancoli-SE: 7-4.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni and Wolfgang Christian.

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