Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 11:46:59 -0400

Author: sampere

Subject: water cart

Post:

The wall of the tank is responsible for exerting a force to accelerate
the water toward the end of the tank with the hole. Therefore the cart
must move in the opposite direction.

But doesn't the vertical pipe exert a force on the water in the opposite
direction? Isn't this problem analogous to the fan on the sailboat problem?

Thanks,

Sam
From reberg@physics.umd.edu Thu Sep 16 12:14:36 2004

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