### The kinetic energy of aircraft at the moment it takes off

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A Steam-powered catapult on an aircraft carrier accelerates a 16000-kg aircraft from zero to 320 km/h in 2 seconds. Assume that the acceleration is constant. A) Determine the work done by the catapult on the aircraft. B) Determine the kinetic energy of the aircraft at the moment it takes off.

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