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Banked curves

  1. Nov 12, 2004 #1
    I have a banked curve problem that I need to use. I was wondering if anyone knew the formula that includes friction. Thanks
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  3. Nov 12, 2004 #2


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    We dont' give out formulas because that's not the way to solve a problem.

    The only formulas you'll need are ones you probably know : for centripetal acceleration, frictional force, and Newton's 2nd Law.

    Draw the free body diagram and solve Newton's 2nd along two perpendicular directions.
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