Work and Energy 8.3: Additional Problem 10

 

 

Description

A mass of 2.00-kg is in a rather large bowl and slides subject to friction as depicted in the above animation (mouse-click in the animation for position given in meters and time given in seconds). 

Question

Determine the percent of the initial energy lost during the time intervals: (0-5.50s) and (5.50-12.7s).  Start

Answer

45.6% / 28.3%.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 6-5, Giancoli-SE: 8-6.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni.

2000 by Prentice-Hall, Inc. A Pearson Company