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Sep2007, 11:27 AM

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Hi all, my first post on forums.
How do i, ie what is the forumla, to calculate braking distance, for example; If i had a question says, a 600kg car, traveling 30ms1, and comes to rest in 10s after braking. What is the average braking force? How would i go about calculating it? Any help is welcomed thanks all 


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Sep2007, 11:44 AM

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Are you familiar with the kinematic equations? Which ones would you use to relate force, mass and distance?



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Feb2208, 11:39 PM

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Braking Force
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Feb2208, 11:54 PM

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[How do i, ie what is the forumla, to calculate the force act on the particle eg; A particle of mass 0.01 kg is moving with avelocity 10 ms1 on a smooth surface. A force 6 N acts on the particles such that its velocity increases to 15 m s1. How would i go about calculating it?
Any help is welcomed thanks all[/QUOTE] Thank you. 


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