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Braking Force

by The_Nutt
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The_Nutt
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Sep20-07, 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 30ms-1, 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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Sep20-07, 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?
nabilah khir
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Feb22-08, 11:37 PM
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Quote Quote by The_Nutt View Post
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 1500kg car, traveling 30ms-1, and comes to rest over a distance 40m after braking. What is the average braking force?

How would I go about calculating it?

Any help is welcomed thanks all
Please help me?

nabilah khir
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Feb22-08, 11:39 PM
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Braking Force

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nabilah khir
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Feb22-08, 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 ms-1 on a smooth surface. A force 6 N acts on the particles such that its velocity increases to 15 m s-1. How would i go about calculating it?

Any help is welcomed thanks all[/QUOTE]

Thank you.


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