×
Log in to StudySoup
Get Full Access to Physics - Textbook Survival Guide
Join StudySoup for FREE
Get Full Access to Physics - Textbook Survival Guide

Mountain climbers carry bottled oxygen when at very high

College Physics | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9781938168000 | Authors: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs ISBN: 9781938168000 42

Solution for problem 57PE Chapter 7

College Physics | 1st Edition

  • Textbook Solutions
  • 2901 Step-by-step solutions solved by professors and subject experts
  • Get 24/7 help from StudySoup virtual teaching assistants
College Physics | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9781938168000 | Authors: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs

College Physics | 1st Edition

4 5 1 416 Reviews
12
3
Problem 57PE

Mountain climbers carry bottled oxygen when at very high altitudes. (a) Assuming that a mountain climber uses oxygen at twice the rate for climbing 116 stairs per minute (because of low air temperature and winds), calculate how many liters of oxygen a climber would need for 10.0 h of climbing. (These are liters at sea level.) Note that only 40% of the inhaled oxygen is utilized; the rest is exhaled. (b) How much useful work does the climber do if he and his equipment have a mass of 90.0 kg and he gains 1000 m of altitude? (c) What is his efficiency for the 10.0-h climb?

Step-by-Step Solution:

Solution 57PE :

a)

Step 1 of 4:-

        While climbing at a rate of , the oxygen intake is .

        While climbing mountains, it gets doubled which is,

        .

        For 10 hrs of climbing, the climber would require,

        .

        So, to climb the mountain for 10 hrs, the oxygen required is .

b)

Step 2 of 4:-

        The height the climber reached is 1000 m of altitude.

        The total mass is, .

        The value of the acceleration due to gravity is, .

        The amount of useful work is,

        

        So, the amount of work done by the climber to reach the altitude of 1000 m is .

c)

Step 3 of 4

Chapter 7, Problem 57PE is Solved
Step 4 of 4

Textbook: College Physics
Edition: 1
Author: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs
ISBN: 9781938168000

Since the solution to 57PE from 7 chapter was answered, more than 334 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer. College Physics was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9781938168000. This full solution covers the following key subjects: oxygen, climber, mountain, liters, climbing. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 34 chapters, and 3125 solutions. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: College Physics , edition: 1. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 57PE from chapter: 7 was answered by , our top Physics solution expert on 07/07/17, 04:39PM. The answer to “Mountain climbers carry bottled oxygen when at very high altitudes. (a) Assuming that a mountain climber uses oxygen at twice the rate for climbing 116 stairs per minute (because of low air temperature and winds), calculate how many liters of oxygen a climber would need for 10.0 h of climbing. (These are liters at sea level.) Note that only 40% of the inhaled oxygen is utilized; the rest is exhaled. (b) How much useful work does the climber do if he and his equipment have a mass of 90.0 kg and he gains 1000 m of altitude? (c) What is his efficiency for the 10.0-h climb?” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 106 words.

Unlock Textbook Solution

Enter your email below to unlock your verified solution to:

Mountain climbers carry bottled oxygen when at very high

×
Log in to StudySoup
Get Full Access to Physics - Textbook Survival Guide
Join StudySoup for FREE
Get Full Access to Physics - Textbook Survival Guide
×
Reset your password