# Question: machine design by timothy h wentzell chapter 2 question 3...

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Machine Design by Timothy H. Wentzell Chapter 2 question 3:

If we now include in problem 1 an acceleration of 16
ft/sec^2 for the first two seconds of travel for the elevator car,
determine:

a) The force in the cable during the first two
seconds

b) the distance traveled during that period

c) the power required during the acceleration period.

d) compare this result to the power calculated in problem
1