H. C. Verma Solutions – Chapter 8, Question 21

H. C. Verma, Chapter 8, Question number 21 A projectile is fired from the top of a 40 m high cliff with an initial speed of 50 m/s at an unknown angle. Find its speed when it hits the ground. Let us take the ground to be at zero potential. The initial mechanical energy of […]

H. C. Verma Solutions – Chapter 9, Question 15

H. C. Verma, Chapter 9, Question number 15 Find the ratio of the linear momenta of two particles of masses 1 kg and 4 kg if their kinetic energies are equal. Let us denote the mass of 1kg particle by m1, mass of 4 kg particle by m2, velocity of 1 kg particle by v1 […]

H. C. Verma Solutions – Chapter 3, Question 12

H. C. Verma, Chapter 3, Question number 12 A particle starts from a point A and travels along the solid curve as shown below. Find approximately the position B of the particle such that the average velocity between the positions A and B has the same direction as instantaneous velocity at B. If we assume […]

H. C. Verma Solutions – Chapter 3, Question 8

H. C. Verma, Chapter 3, Question 8 The figure shows the graph of velocity versus time for a particle going along the x-axis. Find (a) the acceleration, (b) the distance travelled in 0 to 10 seconds and (c) the displacement in 0 to 10 seconds. Acceleration is given by change in velocity divided by time. […]