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51.A cylinder of mass 10.0 kg rolls without slipping on a horizontal surface. At the instant its center of mass has a speed of 10.0 m/s, determine (a) the translational kinetic energy of its center of mass, (b) the rotational kinetic energy about its center of mass; and (c) its total energy.

52.A bowling ball has a mass M, radius R, and a moment of inertia of .  If it starts from rest, how much work must be done on it to set it rolling without slipping at a linear speed v?  Express the work in terms of M and v.

53.(a) Determine the acceleration of the center of mass of a uniform solid disk rolling down an incline making angle with the horizontal.  Compare this acceleration with that of a uniform hoop. (b)

54.A uniform solid disk and a uniform hoop are placed side by side at the top of an incline of height h. If they are released from rest and roll without slipping, which object reaches the bottom first?  Verify your answer by calculating their speeds when they reach the bottom in terms of h.

55.A metal can containing condensed mushroom soup has mass 215 g, height 10.8 cm and diameter 6.38 cm.  It is placed at rest on its side at the top of a 3.00-m long incline that is at 25.0 to the horizontal, and is then released to roll straight down.  Assuming mechanical energy conservation, calculate the moment of inertia of the can if it takes 1.50 s to reach the bottom of the incline.  Which pieces of data, if any, are unnecessary for calculating the solution?

56.A tennis ball is a hollow sphere with a thin wall.  It is set rolling without slipping at 4.03 m/s on a horizontal section of a track, as shown in Figure P10.56.  It rolls

around the inside of a vertical circular loop 90.0 cm in diameter, and finally leaves the track at a point 20.0 cm below the horizontal section.  (a) Find the speed of the ball at the top of the loop.  Demonstrate that it will not fall from the track.  (b) Find its speed as it leaves the track.  (c) Suppose that static friction between ball and track were negligible, so that the ball slid instead of rolling.   Would its speed then be higher, lower, or the same at the top of the loop?  Explain.  

Figure P10.56

Additional Problems

57.Toppling chimneys often break apart in mid-fall because the mortar between the bricks cannot withstand much shear stress. As the chimney begins to fall, shear forces must act on the topmost sections to accelerate them tangentially so that they can keep up with the rotation of the lower part of the stack.  For simplicity, let us model the chimney as a uniform rod of length pivoted at the lower end. The rod starts at rest in a vertical position (with the frictionless pivot at the bottom) and falls over under the influence of gravity. What fraction of the length of the rod has a tangential acceleration greater than gsin, where is the angle the chimney makes with the vertical axis?

58.Review problem.  A mixing beater

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