# Recently Active Mechanics Questions

• 1) Explain why it easier to pull the roller than to push it with the help of a diagram. 2)A horse cannot pull an empty cart in space. Why is it so? Explain in some detail. ...
asked2014-08-29 20:11:25
• 1) Explain why it easier to pull the roller than to push it with the help of a diagram. 2)A horse cannot pull an empty cart in space. Why is it so? Explain in some detail. ...
asked2014-08-29 20:11:24
• I have two questions of friction : 1)Why is the coefficient of friction never equal to 1 or 0,but always between 0 and 1? What will happen if the coefficient of friction is EXACTLY 0 or 1? Please explain in some detail. 2)Pol ...
asked2014-08-29 20:06:51
• The velocity-time graph of a body is shown in figure. The displacement covered by the body in 8 seconds is *Image* a) 10 m b) 9 m c) 24 m d) 30 m ...
asked2014-08-28 08:50:31
• One of the rectangular components of a vector of magnitude 100 units is 50 units. Find the other component. ...
replied2014-07-08 22:45:51
• A river flows downstream with a speed of 8 km/h and the velocity of the swimmer with respect to the water is 6 km/h. Find out the minimum time taken to reach the other side of the bank.What is the displacement of the man down ...
replied2014-07-08 18:05:45
• Show that the velocity is perpendicular to the displacement, if r = A Cos Ï‰t (i^) + A Sin Ï‰t (j^) ...
replied2014-07-07 10:18:04
• Assuming the mass 'm' of the largest stone that can be moved by a flowing river depends upon the velocity 'v' of water,density 'd' of water and acceleration due to gravity 'g'. Show that 'm' varies as the sixth power of the v ...
asked2014-07-07 08:18:26
• A block of mass m is attached to one end of a long elastic rope. The other end of the elastic rope is fixed to the roof of a building. Initially the block is in contact with the roof at the point where the rope is fixed and i ...
replied2014-07-02 06:52:31
• A man is standing on a frictionless surface and there is no air resistance. If he wants to move, which of Newton's laws would he be using? 1) cant say 2) 1st law 3) 2nd law 4) 3rd law ...
replied2014-06-30 06:35:28
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• Find the acceleration of the block M. Given that the coefficient of friction between the blocks M and m is u1 and the coefficient of friction between the block M and the floor is u2. Clearly show your calculations. *Image* ...
replied2014-06-28 00:51:06
• *Image* Two rods Ab and BC are light and of length 1 m each. Î¸=Ï†=30Â° at an instant. Ï‰ = 1 rad/sec . End C remains in contact with the horizontal. Find- Angular velocity of Rod BC Velocity of Block Angular accn of Rod BC A ...
replied2014-06-28 00:49:01
• A stone is projected with a velocity u such that it reaches height h. Find the ratio of its kinetic energy and potential energy when it is at a height 3h/4 from the ground. (potential energy is zero at the point of projection ...
replied2014-06-27 08:37:12
• A particle located at x=o at time t=0 starts moving along the positive X-direction with a velocity v that varies with time is? explain ...
replied2014-06-27 08:00:21
• A gun is fired from a moving platform and the range of the shot is R when the platform is moving forward and S when the platform is moving backward. The velocity of the shot is V. Prove that the gun is elevated at an angle ta ...
replied2014-06-23 04:14:28
• Three identical spheres of mass 1 kg are placed touching each other with their centers on a straight line. Their centers are marked K,L and M respectively. What is the distance of the center of mass of the system from K? ...
replied2014-06-21 00:43:24
• Two point masses m and M are separated by a distance L. What is the distance of the center of mass of the system from m? ...
replied2014-06-20 22:31:00
• A 60kg body is pushed with enough force to start it moving across a floor and it continues to act afterwards. The coefficient of static friction is 0.5 and the coefficient of sliding friction is 0.4 . Calculate the accelerati ...
replied2014-06-20 22:16:11
• A particle of mass m is executing uniform circular motion on a path of radius r. If p is the magnitude of its linear momentum,calculate the radial force acting on the particle. ...
replied2014-06-20 22:07:29
• A particle moves along a circle of radius (20/Ï€)m with constant tangential acceleration. If the velocity of the particle is 80 m/s at the end of the second revolution after motion has begun,what is the tangential acceleratio ...
replied2014-06-20 10:57:27
• A motorcyclist starts from the bottom of a slope of angle 45Â° to cross a valley. The width of the valley 90m and length of the slope is 80 2 m. What is the minimum value of u (initial velocity)? ...
replied2014-06-20 08:02:07
• A cannon ball is fired with a velocity v such that it makes an angle Î¸ with the horizontal. At the highest point,the cannon ball splits into two parts of equal masses. One of the parts retraces the initial path of the ball. ...
replied2014-06-20 02:26:03
• A rod of length 10 m. is travelling on a smooth,level,horizontal surface.Beyond a point A,the floor ceases to be smooth and the coefficient of friction is k=0.1.The rod is travelling such that it is moving towards the point A ...
replied2014-06-19 06:10:40
• A particle is projected from the bottom of an inclined plane at an angle Î¸ with the surface of the incline.The angle of the inclined plane is 45.For what value of Î¸ will the particle retrace it's path after collision with t ...
replied2014-06-19 05:35:09
• The secondâ€™s hand of a watch has length 6 cm. Speed of end point and magnitude of difference of velocities at two perpendicular positions will be a) 6.28 and 0 mm/s b) 8.88 and 4.44 mm/s c) 8.88 and 6.28 mm/s d) 6.28 and 8. ...
asked2014-06-14 05:17:26
• A particle is projected from the origin in such a way that it passes through a given point P(a,b). What is the minimum speed required to do so? ...
replied2014-06-14 00:15:13
• A particle is projected from a point A,whose position vector is 2i + 3j,with initial velocity vector 20i + 30j + 20k,where i and k are horizontal and j is the unit vector in the direction of the upwards vertical. Find a vecto ...
replied2014-06-13 22:58:31
• A ball is dropped from the top of a building at t = 0. At a later time t = t0,a second ball is thrown downwards with initial speed v0. Using relative motion concept, find the time at which the two balls will meet. ...
replied2014-06-13 22:48:16