A simple numerical on momentum

Car mass is 1200 kg moving velocity is 108 km/hr. On applying brakes velocity reduced to 36 km/hr. Find change in momentum? (posted by Aditi) Answer: m=1200 kg u=108 x 5/18=30m/s v=36×5/18=10m/s Change in momentum = m(v-u) = 1200 x (30-10)=1200 ...

Numerical Problem from Motion of Connected systems

Two blocks A and B of mass m1 and m2 respectively are kept in contact on a frictionless table.The experimenter pushes the block A from behind so that the blocks accelerate. If  the block A exerts a force F on the block B,what is the force exerted by the experimenter on A. Incoming search terms:numericals on [...]

Centre of mass of an accelerated body

“What is the effect on centre of mass of system of particles when it is placed in accelerated train?” Vimal asked Incoming search terms:floating buoy auto suspendLink to this post!

Gravitation – Questionbank with answer for CBSE Class 9 SA1

The following questions are for a quick revision of the chapter “Gravitation” for CBSE Class 9. There are many other questions which can be asked from the portion allotted for SA1, but will mainly based on these concepts. The questions are based on the bare essential concepts; the minimum level of learning expected from the [...]

A Numerical Problem on conservation of momentum – An exploding shell

An 80 kg shell is flying at a speed of 36km/h. It explodes into two pieces and one piece of mass 20 kg stops. What is the velocity of other piece? (It’s a simple problem. Expect the visitors to answer soon) Incoming search terms:a 80 kg shell is flyingconservation of momentum problems shellconservation of momentum definition [...]

LHC discovery

Salfronz asks: “When they talk about finding a particle like the Higgs boson, and looking in certain energy levels, does this really mean that the particle is that equivalent mass?  It seems like at the energy levels they’re looking at that these particles would be easily detectable if they actually had the mass to correlate [...]

Problem based on Collision

A ball of mass m moving horizontally at a speed v collides with the bob of a simple pendulum at rest. The mass of the bob is also m . If the collision is perfectly inelastic, what will be the height to which the two balls rise after the collision ...