If the string is inextensible, determine the velocity u of each block in terms of v and θ….

Q: If the string is inextensible, determine the velocity u of each block in terms of v and θ

Q & A

(a) v cosθ

(b) v/cosθ

(c) v sinθ

(d) v/sinθ

Ans: (b)

Sol:

Since , u cosθ = v

u = v/cosθ