Home » Interesting Questions » Relative motion in 1 dimension

Relative motion in 1 dimension

A train is approaching a platform with a speed of 20 km/hr. A bird is sitting on a pole at the platform. When train is 2 km away from the pole brakes are applied so that the train accelerates uniformly, simultaneously the bird also flies towards the train with a velocity 60 km/hr. It touches the nearest point on the train and flies back and back again and so on. find total distance travelled by the bird before train stop.
Can you solve this problem by relative motion concept?

Asked Sandeep Mishra

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Hits so far @ AskPhysics

  • 2,271,832 hits

Subscribe to AskPhysics via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4,337 other subscribers

May 2021
M T W T F S S
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Schrodinger’s Cat in Daily Life

%d bloggers like this: