1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: Banked Curve Radius Question

  1. Oct 15, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A curve in a highway has radius of curvature 120 m and is banked at 3.5°. On a day when the road is icy, what is the safest speed to go around the curve?
    _________ m/s

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution

    How are you suppose to find this if you dont know the static friction coefficient?
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 15, 2007 #2


    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor

Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook