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Problem 112 Easy Difficulty

For the rocket described in Examples 8.15 and 8.16 (Section 8.6$)$ , the mass of the rocket as a function of time is
$$m(t)=\left\{\begin{array}{ll}{m_{0}} & {\text { for } t<0} \\ {m_{0}\left(1-\frac{t}{120 \mathrm{s}}\right)} & {\text { for } 0 \leq t \leq 90 \mathrm{s}} \\ {m_{\mathrm{d}} / 4} & {\text { for } t \geq 90 \mathrm{s}}\end{array}\right.$$
(a) Calculate and graph the velocity of the rocket as a function of time from $t=0$ to $t=100 \mathrm{s}$ . (b) Calculate and graph the acceleration of the rocket as a function of time from $t=0$ to $t=100 \mathrm{s}$ (c) A $75-k g$ astronaut lies on a reclined chair during the firing of the rocket. What is the maximum net force exerted by the chair on the astronaut during the firing? How does your answer compare with her weight on earth?

Answer

a. $3327 \mathrm{m} / \mathrm{s}$
b. $a=0$
c. $6.0 \times 10^{3} \mathrm{N}$

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