The 4-kg smooth collar has a speed of 3 m>s when it is at s = 0. Determine the maximum distance s it travels before it stops momentarily. The spring has an unstretched length of 1 m.

Problem 14-84

The 4-kg smooth collar has a speed of 3 m/s when it is at s = 0. Determine the maximum distance s it travels before it stops momentarily. The spring has an unstretched length of 1 m.

Step by Step Solution

Step 1 of 2

Applying the conservation energy,

Taking the datum of A.