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Example Mechanics Problems On this page I give lots of examples of solved mechanics problems. There are over of them and they are fully solved, showing all the steps. They are provided as handwritten PDF files which you can conveniently download.
This will be very useful when studying for tests and exams. The aim here is to cover many different types of problems, from easy to difficult, to help you study and prepare more effectively. I know that getting access to lots of good problems and their solutions can sometimes be difficult, which is why I created this page, so you have a lot of problems and their solutions all in one convenient place.
All these example problems are my own creation, so you won't find an exact copy of them anywhere else. In order to keep them relevant to your courses, I have referenced commonly used physics books to get ideas and inspiration for problems. So there will of course be similarities between them and the problems you will encounter in your classes and physics books. The example problems are all uniquely numbered for easy reference.
The problem statement is given, and then the solution is provided as a PDF file which you can download. If you want to review the theory behind all these problems, I conveniently cover that on this website, in the kinematics and dynamics pages. If you're studying engineering, there's a problems page on engineering mechanics. Even if you're not studying engineering, it's very useful to study the kinematics problems on that page, if nothing else.
They are greatly beneficial in that they give a much deeper coverage of kinematics that also extends into three dimensions. That, in addition to the content on this page, will be of great benefit to you in your overall understanding of mechanics. The worker accidentally drops his hammer down the shaft.
Download solution Problem 2: A model rocket is launched vertically, and has a constant acceleration of 5. Download solution Problem 3: An object is dropped from rest, and one second before it lands it is at half its initial drop height. Download solution Problem 4: A ball is thrown vertically upward. On its way up it passes point A at a speed v.
Point B is 4. She places a launch toy on the floor of the elevator, which then launches a ball straight up at 5. The girl catches the ball 1. At the instant the ball is caught, the floor of the elevator is 32 m above the ground. Download solution Problem 7: A child is standing in an elevator with glass walls, at a mall.
She throws a ball in the air at a vertical upward speed of 4. Download solution Problem 8: A mischievous student drops an egg from the window of his dorm room. The egg falls straight down onto the hood of a car parked below.
A few floors below, someone is recording a video on their webcam, which is facing the window. The egg is recorded falling past the window. The person recording the video is a physics student, and she sees an opportunity to solve an interesting physics problem while also determining the height, and consequently the room, that the egg was dropped from. She analyzes the video, and determines that it took the egg 0. She then measures the height of the window to be 1.
From what height, measured from the top of the window, was the egg dropped? Download solution Problem 9: A game is played by two children, in which one child, at a height of 10 m above the ground, drops a rock with no initial speed.
The second child also drops a rock, from a height of 15 m above the ground. What is the value of t r so that both rocks hit the ground at the same time? Download solution Here are additional free fall problems for you to work on. The car then maintains this speed for 6. Download solution Problem A A train is moving at high speed on a straight track, while at the same time a locomotive is moving in the opposite direction on the same track. In order to avoid a collision, the locomotive must move on to the siding before a collision becomes unavoidable.
At the same time, the train must decelerate by putting the brakes on. At the instant shown, the front of the train is 0. What is the minimum deceleration of the train? Download solution Problem A Given the above graph of a t , sketch the graph of v t and d t.
If the runway is 2. At the instant she brakes, the distance between the front of the car and the back of the truck is d. If the car decelerates at 5. At the instant he brakes, the distance between the front of the car and the back of the truck is 15 m.
If the car decelerates at a c , and the truck maintains its speed, what is the minimum value of a c in order to avoid a collision? At the instant he brakes, the distance between the front of the car and the back of the truck is 9 m.
What is the minimum value of a t in order to avoid a collision? Download solution Problem A A distracted driver is driving on the wrong side of the road, when he notices an oncoming vehicle moving towards him.
He quickly applies the brakes, causing his car to decelerate at 4. The other driver also applies the brakes, 1. At the instant the distracted driver applies the brakes, the front of each car is separated by a distance of m. Is there a collision between the two cars? If the average velocity of a jet plane is 2. What is the average speed of the truck for the round trip? Download solution Problem B The graph shown above shows velocity vs. What is the average velocity and average speed for the particle for the entire time the particle is in motion?
Download solution Problem B The position of an object moving along the x -axis is shown above, where x is in meters and t is in seconds. Download solution Problem B A delivery truck drives 6. The driver then exits the truck, walks 1. The driver then walks back to the truck.
If point C is located halfway between points A and B, what is the average velocity and average speed of the object between points A and C?
Download solution Problem B An object moves along the positive x -axis, to the right, at speed s 1 , from point A to point B. It then moves at speed s 2 , from point B to point C. If point C is located to the left of point B, derive an equation relating the average velocity of the object to the average speed of the object, between points A and C.
What is the average acceleration of the particle from 3. Download solution Problem D A particle moves in a straight line, as represented by the above graph of velocity vs. Sketch a graph representing the acceleration of this particle. Download solution Problem D A particle moves in a straight line, as represented by the above graph. What is the displacement vector of the particle?
Download solution Problem F In 4. What is the instantaneous acceleration of the particle? At the edge of the ramp point A , the velocity of the ball is v 0. Determine the range of values of v 0 so that the ball enters the horizontal pipe shown. Download solution Problem H A remote controlled toy car is driven off the edge of a table, at point A, at a speed of 2.
It lands at point B. If the table is 1. If the edge of the ramp is at a height of 0. Another physics student is standing on the roof of the building, and determines that the ball lands on the roof of the building 3. Download solution Problem H A ball is launched from the ground into the air. At a height of 7. He intends to land on the back of a truck. The edge of the ramp is 3 m high, the back of the truck is 1 m high, and the back of the truck is 45 m from the edge of the ramp, initially.
What is the value of T? How far up the hill, D , does the ball land? Download solution Problem H In a competition held in a high school gym, the goal is to launch a ball from floor level so that it passes through two rings suspended from the ceiling, as shown.
What are these two values? Download solution Here are additional projectile motion problems for you to work on. What is the acceleration of the sprinter and in what direction does the acceleration a point?
Download solution Problem I A charged particle moves in a circular path in a magnetic field, with a radial acceleration of 2. If the circular path has a radius of 14 cm, what is its speed? Download solution Problem I A fan rotates at revolutions per minute. The tip of the blades have a radius of 0. What is the smallest radius of curvature of the track so that the maximum acceleration experienced by the passengers is 0.
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Example Mechanics Problems On this page I give lots of examples of solved mechanics problems. There are over of them and they are fully solved, showing all the steps. They are provided as handwritten PDF files which you can conveniently download. This will be very useful when studying for tests and exams. The aim here is to cover many different types of problems, from easy to difficult, to help you study and prepare more effectively.
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