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Solved: A runaway train car that has a mass of 15,000 kg

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

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Problem 5PE

Problem 5PE

A runaway train car that has a mass of 15,000 kg travels at a speed of 5.4 m/s down a track. Compute the time required for a force of 1500 N to bring the car to rest.

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Train car of mass  travelling at a speed of on a track. Here we need to calculate the time required  to bring the train car to rest by applying a force of .

Using newton's second law, we can calculate the time required to stop the train car.

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

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