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A small pickup truck that has a camper shell slowly coasts

Physics: Principles with Applications | 6th Edition | ISBN: 9780130606204 | Authors: Douglas C. Giancoli

Problem 18CQ Chapter 8

Physics: Principles with Applications | 6th Edition

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Problem 18CQ

A small pickup truck that has a camper shell slowly coasts toward a red light with negligible friction. Two dogs in the back of the truck are moving and making various inelastic collisions with each other and the walls. What is the effect of the dogs on the motion of the center of mass of the system (truck plus entire load)? What is their effect on the motion of the truck?

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Step-by-step solution In this problem we have to find what will be the effect of the dogs on the motion of the center of mass of the system when a pickup truck with two dogs in the back of the truck slowly coasts toward a red light with negligible friction which causes various inelastic collisions of the two dogs with each other and the walls.so,What is their effect on the motion of the truck. Step 1 of 3 The formula to find the position of center of mass is, Here is the Centre of mass, is mass of the first dog, is mass of the second dog, is mass of the truck. Here , and are the distances of first dog, second dog and the truck from a reference point respectably . Step 2 of 3 The mass of the truck is much more than the combine mass of the two dogs. Therefore, the motion of dogs does not affect the motion of the center of mass of the system.

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Chapter 8, Problem 18CQ is Solved
Textbook: Physics: Principles with Applications
Edition: 6
Author: Douglas C. Giancoli
ISBN: 9780130606204

This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Physics: Principles with Applications, edition: 6. This full solution covers the following key subjects: TRUCK, effect, motion, Dogs, back. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 35 chapters, and 3914 solutions. The answer to “A small pickup truck that has a camper shell slowly coasts toward a red light with negligible friction. Two dogs in the back of the truck are moving and making various inelastic collisions with each other and the walls. What is the effect of the dogs on the motion of the center of mass of the system (truck plus entire load)? What is their effect on the motion of the truck?” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 71 words. Since the solution to 18CQ from 8 chapter was answered, more than 760 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer. Physics: Principles with Applications was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780130606204. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 18CQ from chapter: 8 was answered by , our top Physics solution expert on 03/03/17, 03:53PM.

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