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Centripetal acceleration acting on a parcel

  1. Apr 18, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A parcel sits on a seat angled θ to the horizontal. The car is travelling along a local radius of curvature of 80m and is travelling 20m/s at the dip. For what value of theta will the parcel not slip?

    Will someone check that my force diagram is correct?
    Thanks,
    cmcd

    http://s1372.photobucket.com/user/cmcdona22/media/001_zps29188e8a.jpg.html
     
    Last edited: Apr 18, 2014
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 18, 2014 #2
    *.*.
     
  4. Oct 11, 2014 #3
    [tex] \rho_0[/tex]
     
  5. Oct 11, 2014 #4
    [tex] \rho(h)=\rho_0\exp^-\frac{\rho_0g_ph}{p_0}[/tex]
     
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2014
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