Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321740904
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-090-8

Chapter 5 - Force and Motion - Conceptual Questions: 13

Answer

Yes it can be. Consider a truck carrying some block of mass M. The truck is moving with acceleration a and the block is placed on it. The truck and block are moving with the same acceleration. Friction will act on the block in the direction of the motion of the truck and accelerates the block . This is how the block moves.

Work Step by Step

Yes it can be. Consider a truck carrying some block of mass M. The truck is moving with acceleration a and the block is placed on it. The truck and block are moving with the same acceleration. Friction will act on the block in the direction of the motion of the truck and accelerates the block . This is how the block moves.
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