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Calculating G Force

  1. Oct 30, 2003 #1
    Can someone give me an equation to calculate G-force using RPM & turn radius. (0 degree bank angle)

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  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 30, 2003 #2
    If 'r' is the turn radius (in meters), and 'f' is the revolutions per minute, then the acceleration 'a' (in g's) is given by:

    a ≈ 0.00112 rf2
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