The space shuttle has a mass of 2.0 x 106 kg. At lift-off, the engines generate an upward force of 3.0 x 107 N. a. What is the acceleration of the shuttle? b. If the shuttle is in outer space...

The maximum force that the handles on a grocery bag can withstand and not rip is 250 N. a. If 20 kg of groceries are lifted from the floor to the table with an acceleration of 5 m/s2, will the...

A tow-truck is trying to pull a 1.4 x 103 kg car out of some mud. The coefficient of static friction is 0.76. What force will the tow truck have to apply to the car before it will start to move?...

Bob pulls on a 10 kg mass with a force of 40.0 N North. Sally pulls at the same time on the mass with a force of 30.0 N West. What will be the resulting acceleration if the mass is on a frictionless...

A 25 kg box is pulled across a wooden floor with a rope. The rope makes an angle of 30o with the floor. The coefficient of friction between the box and floor is 0.21. A force of 75 N is exerted on...

A 50-N applied force (pulling 30 degrees up from the horizontal) accelerates a 5 kg box across a horizontal floor. a. What is the normal force on the box? b. If the coefficient of friction...

What conclusion can you draw about the force required to move the cart and the distance in a cart that moves along a ramp to attain your specific height?

A 32.8-kg traffic light is supported by two wires. T1 is of the right wire which connects to the vertical pole at 30 degrees below horizontal. T2 is of the left wire which connects to the...

Describe the historical development of the concepts of gravitational, electromagnetic, weak nuclear, and strong nuclear forces, please.

What would be a modification in volleyball to illustrate the difference between the horizontal and vertical components of the motion of a projectile?   KNOW THAT: - Volleyball game...

A block of mass M = 16 kg with a pulley attached slides along a frictionless ledge. It is connected by a massless string to a block of mass m = 5.2 kg. (a) Find the acceleration of each block...