Physics

posted by .

Two banked curves have the same radius. Curve A is banked at an angle of 11°, and curve B is banked at an angle of 16°. A car can travel around curve A without relying on friction at a speed of 18.5 m/s. At what speed can this car travel around curve B without relying on friction?

  • Physics -

    without friction.

    then gravity down the clift is mgsinTheta
    Centripetal force up the clift is m v^2/r*cosTHeta

    setting them equal, mv^2 CosTheta/r= mgSinTheta or
    tan Theta*r= v^2/g

    so check the calcs there. If right, then v is proportional to sqrt ( *tanTheta)

    so Vb=18.5 sqrt (tan16/tan11)
    = 1.21*18.5

    check through all that

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. physics

    Two banked curves have the same radius. Curve A is banked at 11.0 °, and curve B is banked at an angle of 17.4 °. A car can travel around curve A without relying on friction at a speed of 15.3 m/s. At what speed can this car travel …
  2. physics

    Two banked curves have the same radius. Curve A is banked at 11.0 °, and curve B is banked at an angle of 17.4 °. A car can travel around curve A without relying on friction at a speed of 15.3 m/s. At what speed can this car travel …
  3. physics

    Two banked curves have the same radius. Curve A is banked at an angle of 11°, and curve B is banked at an angle of 17°. A car can travel around curve A without relying on friction at a speed of 18.5 m/s. At what speed can this car …
  4. Physics

    Two banked curves have the same radius. Curve A is banked at an angle of 11°, and curve B is banked at an angle of 16°. A car can travel around curve A without relying on friction at a speed of 18.5 m/s. At what speed can this car …
  5. Physics

    Two banked curves on a highway have the same radius. Curve A is banked at 13 degrees and highway B is banked at 19 degrees. A car can travel around curve A without relying on friction at a speed of 18 m/s. At what speed can this car …
  6. physics

    Two curves on a highway have the same radii. However, one is unbanked and the other is banked at an angle θ. A car can safely travel along the unbanked curve at a maximum speed v0 under conditions when the coefficient of static …
  7. Physics

    Two curves on a highway have the same radii. However, one is unbanked and the other is banked at an angle θ. A car can safely travel along the unbanked curve at a maximum speed v0 under conditions when the coefficient of static …
  8. Physics

    A curve of radius 59.9 m is banked so that a car of mass 1.4 Mg traveling with uniform speed 50 km/hr can round the curve without relying on friction to keep it from slipping on the surface. At what angle is the curve banked?
  9. physics

    highway curve in northern Minnesota has a radius of 230 m. The curve is banked so that a car traveling at 21 m/s and will not skid sideways, even if the curve is coated with a frictionless glaze of ice. At what angle to the horizontal …
  10. physics

    Curve A is banked at 11.2 °, and curve B is banked at an angle of 15.2 °. A car can travel around curve A without relying on friction at a speed of 14.5 m/s. At what speed can this car travel around curve B without relying on friction?

More Similar Questions