Posted by **sarah** on Monday, November 3, 2008 at 12:27am.

a truck travels along the horizontal circular curve of radius r=60m with a constant speed v=20m/s. Determine the angular rate of rotation theta of the radial line r and the magnitude of the truck's acceleration.

- science -
**drwls**, Monday, November 3, 2008 at 2:09am
The truck's acceeration is entirely centripetal, and the magnitude is

a = v^2/r

The angular rotation rate, in radians per second, is

w = v/r

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- physics - 1.A firetruck is traveling at a velocity of +20 m/s in the x direction...
- physics - 1.A firetruck is traveling at a velocity of +20 m/s in the x direction...
- Dyanamics - A train is travelling along the circular curve of radius 200m at the...
- physic - A police car is travelling in a straight line with constant speed vp.A...
- Physical Science - A car of mass m traveling at a velocity of 20m/s east on a ...
- physics - A truck travels 1710 m uphill along a road that makes a constant angle...
- physics - A truck travels up a hill with a 13◦ incline. The truck has a ...
- physics - A truck travels up a hill with a 7.2◦ incline. The truck has a ...
- physics - a truck with a mass of 2100 kg travels at a constant speed of 75 km/h...
- Physics - a car and a truck start from rest at the same instant with the car ...

More Related Questions