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

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Problem 7PE

A bullet is accelerated down the barrel of a gun by hot gases produced in the combustion of gun powder. What is the average force exerted on a 0.0300-kg bullet to accelerate it to a speed of 600 m/s in a time of 2.00 ms (milliseconds)?

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Solution 7PE

Step 1 of  3

The average force exerted on the bullet can be calculated using Newton’s second law which relates the mass and acceleration of the bullet with the force exerted .

 

where, m = mass of the bullet = 0.03 kg

            a = acceleration of the bullet in m/s2.

Step 2 of  3

The acceleration of the bullet can be calculated  by taking the ratio of change in the velocity to change in the time.

=

where, v = v vo

             t = t to

 v and voare initial and final velocity respectively.

 t and to are initial and final velocity respectively.

Here,  v = 600 m/s and vo= 0 m/s

           t = 2.00 ms = 210-3 s  and to= 0 s

So,=

     =

      =

      = 300000 ms-2

 a  = 3105 ms-2 

Step 3 of 3

Chapter 8, Problem 7PE is Solved
Textbook: College Physics
Edition: 1
Author: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs
ISBN: 9781938168000

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