A 0.50-kg cart on an air track receives a push as shown in the animation (position in meters and time in seconds). The spring is initially unstretched with a spring constant of k=100N/m.
Determine the magnitude of the force required to hold the block in place and the work done by the external agent. Start
75 N / 28 J.
See Giancoli-PA: 6-5, Giancoli-SE: 8-1.
Physlet problem authored by Aaron Titus and modified by Mario Belloni.
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