Lesson: Sources of Centripetal Force
In this lesson, we will learn how to identify the physical causes of centripetal forces on objects and to identify whether such forces have position-dependent components.
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Worksheet: 17 Questions • 4 Videos
Cars travel at 105 km/h along a circular turn of 1.20-km radius. What is the ideal banking angle for the turn?
Find the tension in the string at the top of the circle.
Find the tension in the string at the bottom of the circle.
Find the tension in the string at a distance of 12.5 cm from the center of the circle, when the string is horizontal.
Railroad tracks follow a circular curve of radius 500.0 m and are banked at an angle of . For trains of what speed are these tracks designed?