# Aditya's challenges in Mechanics 2

At time zero, the small block $$m_1$$ is given a slight push so as to slide down the semicircular region of radius $$r$$. The big block $$m_2$$ is perfectly smooth and there is no friction with the ground. What is the maximum velocity obtained by the small block during this process?

Details and Assumptions

• $$g=\SI[per-mode=symbol]{10}{\meter\per\second\squared}$$, $$m_1=\SI{1}{\kilo\gram}$$, $$m_2=\SI{9}{\kilo\gram}$$, $$r=\SI{10}{\meter}$$.
• The big block is not attached to the wall.
• For geometric purposes, consider the small block as a point particle.

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