 2.1DQ: Does the speedometer of a car measure speed or velocity? Explain.
 2.1E: A car travels in the + xdirection on a straight and level road. Fo...
 2.2DQ: The black dots at the top of F ? ig. Q2.2 represent a series of hig...
 2.2E: In an experiment, a shearwater (a seabird) was taken from its nest,...
 2.3DQ: Can an object with constant acceleration reverse its direction of t...
 2.3E: Trip Home?. You normally drive on the freeway between San Diego and...
 2.4DQ: Under what conditions is average velocity equal to instantaneous ve...
 2.4E: From Pillar to Post. Starting from a pillar, you run 200 m east (th...
 2.5DQ: Is it possible for an object to be (a) slowing down while its accel...
 2.5E: Starting from the front door of a ranch house, you walk 60.0 m due ...
 2.6DQ: Under what conditions does the magnitude of the average velocity eq...
 2.6E: A Honda Civic travels in a straight line along a road. The car’s di...
 2.7DQ: When a Dodge Viper is at Elwood’s Car Wash, a BMW Z3 is at Elm and ...
 2.7E: ?CALC A car is stopped at a traffic light. It then travels along a ...
 2.8DQ: A driver in Massachusetts was sent to traffic court for speeding. T...
 2.8E: CALC A bird is flying due east. Its distance from a tall building i...
 2.9DQ: Can you have zero displacement and nonzero average velocity? Zero d...
 2.9E: ?A ball moves in a straight line (the xaxis). The graph in Fig. E2...
 2.10DQ: Can you have zero acceleration and nonzero velocity? Use a ?v?x?t?...
 2.10E: ?A physics professor leaves her house and walks along the sidewalk ...
 2.11DQ: Can you have zero velocity and nonzero average acceleration? Zero v...
 2.11E: ?A test car travels in a straight line along the x axis. The graph...
 2.12DQ: An automobile is traveling west. Can it have a velocity toward the ...
 2.12E: ?Figure E2.12 shows the velocity of a solarpowered car as a functi...
 2.13DQ: ?The official's truck in Fig. 2.2 is at \(x_{1}=277\) m at \(t_{1}=...
 2.13E: The Fastest (and Most Expensive) Car! The table shows test data for...
 2.14DQ: Under constant acceleration the average velocity of a particle is h...
 2.14E: CALC? A race car starts from rest and travels east along a straight...
 2.15DQ: You throw a baseball straight up in the air so that it rises to a m...
 2.15E: CALC? A turtle crawls along a straight line, which we will call the...
 2.16DQ: Prove these statements: (a) As long as you can ignore the effects o...
 2.16E: An astronaut has left the International Space Station to test a new...
 2.17DQ: A dripping water faucet steadily releases drops 1.0 s apart. As the...
 2.17E: CALC? A car’s velocity as a function of time is given by vx(t) = ? ...
 2.18DQ: If you know the initial position and initial velocity of a vehicle ...
 2.18E: CALC? The position of the front bumper of a test car under micropro...
 2.19DQ: From the top of a tall building, you throw one ball straight up wit...
 2.19E: An antelope moving with constant acceleration covers the distance b...
 2.20DQ: A ball is dropped from rest from the top of a building of height ?h...
 2.20E: BIO Blackout?? A jet fighter pilot wishes to accelerate from rest a...
 2.21DQ: An object is thrown straight up into the air and feels no air resis...
 2.21E: A Fast Pitch.? The fastest measured pitched baseball left the pitch...
 2.22DQ: When you drop an object from a certain height, it takes time T to r...
 2.22E: A Tennis Serve.? In the fastest measured tennis serve, the ball lef...
 2.23E: BIO Automobile Air Bags.? The human body can survive an acceleratio...
 2.24E: BIO? A pilot who accelerates at more than 4 g begins to “gray out” ...
 2.25E: BIO AirBag Injuries.? During an auto accident, the vehicle’s air b...
 2.26E: BIO Prevention of Hip Fractures.? Falls resulting in hip fractures ...
 2.27E: BIO Are We Martians?? It has been suggested, and not facetiously, t...
 2.28E: Entering the Freeway.? A car sits on an entrance ramp to a freeway,...
 2.29E: At launch a rocket ship weighs 4.5 million pounds. When it is launc...
 2.30E: A cat walks in a straight line, which we shall call the xaxis, wit...
 2.31E: The graph in ?Fig. E2.31? shows the velocity of a motorcycle police...
 2.32E: Two cars, A and B, move Figure E2.32 along the xaxis. Figure E2.32...
 2.33E: Mars Landing?. In January 2004, NASA landed exploration vehicles on...
 2.34E: At the instant the traffic light turns green. a car that has been w...
 2.35E: (a) If a flea can jump straight up to a height of 0.440 m, what is ...
 2.36E: A small rock is thrown vertically upward with a speed of 18.0 m/s f...
 2.37E: A juggler throws a bowling pin straight up with an initial speed of...
 2.38E: You throw a glob of putty straight up toward the ceiling, which is ...
 2.39E: A tennis ball on Mars, where the acceleration due to gravity is 0.3...
 2.40E: Touchdown on the Moon.? A lunar lander is making its descent to Moo...
 2.41E: A Simple ReactionTime Test.? A meter stick is held vertically abov...
 2.42E: A brick is dropped (zero initial speed) from the roof of a building...
 2.43E: Launch Failure.? A 7500kg rocket blasts off vertically from the la...
 2.44E: A hotair balloonist, rising vertically with a constant velocity of...
 2.45E: BIO? The rocketdriven sled ?Sonic Wind No. 2,? used for investigat...
 2.46E: An egg is thrown nearly vertically upward from a point near the cor...
 2.47E: ?A 15kg rock is dropped from rest on the earth and reaches the gro...
 2.48E: A large boulder is ejected vertically upward from a volcano with an...
 2.49E: ?Two stones are thrown vertically upward from the ground, one with ...
 2.50E: For constant ?ax?, use Eqs. (2.17) and (2.18) to find ?vx? and ?x? ...
 2.51E: CALC? A rocket starts from rest and moves upward from the surface o...
Solutions for Chapter 2: Motion Along a Straight Line
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ISBN: 9780321675460
Solutions for Chapter 2: Motion Along a Straight Line
Get Full SolutionsSummary of Chapter 2: Motion Along a Straight Line
In this chapter we concentrate on the simplest kind of motion: a body moving along a straight line. To describe this motion, we introduce the physical quantities velocity and acceleration. In physics these quantities have definitions that are more precise and slightly different from the ones used in everyday language. Both velocity and acceleration are vectors
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