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Problem 5.10: A puck resting on an air hockey table is attached to a string
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A puck resting on an air hockey table is attached to a string and given an initial tangential push such that it travels in a circle at constant speed (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds). Restart.
- What is the magnitude of the acceleration of the puck?
- Draw the free-body diagram for the puck.
- What is the tension in the string if the puck has a mass of 0.1 kg?