Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Irodov Problem 1.21

The position of the particle as a function of time is given by

The exact values of the for a and b parts can be solved by using the above equation.
c) the distance covered is actually

since the velocity changes its sign at .

Thus, the distance is given by,

The exact numerical values can be obtained by substituting in the above equation.

1 comment:

Shakespeare's Sister said...

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