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Elevator Problems

Objectives:

 

1. A box is sitting on an elevator floor. Draw a free body diagram of the forces acting on the box when the elevator is

a. stationary

b. moving at constant velocity

c. accelerating down

d. accelerating up.

2. Predict which of the 4 states above may produce weightlessness.

3. Write a net force equation useful in solving elevator problems.

 

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