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San Diego State University Operations And Supply Chain Management Assignment Help - Mass

Question - Crash Barrier A student proposes a design for an automobile crash barrier in which a 1700-kg sport
utility vehicle moving at 20.0 m/s crashes into a spring of negligible mass that slows it to a stop. So
that the passengers are not injured, the acceleration of the vehicle as it slows can be no greater than
5.00g. (a) Find the required spring constant 1<, and="" find="" the="" distance="" the="" spring=""
will="" compress="" in="" slowing="" the="" vehicle="" to="" a="" stop.="" in="" your="" calculation=""
disregard="" any="" deformation="" or="" crumpling="" of="" the="" vehicle="" and="" the="" friction=""
between="" the="" vehicle="" and="" the="" ground.="" (b)="" what="" disadvantages="" are=""
there="" to="" this="">

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