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Forces in the back seat vs front seat

  1. Sep 25, 2009 #1
    are the forces acting on the passenger seating in the back seat of the car different from the forces acting on the passenger that seats right in front of him and how to measure them, for example in cases when the car is turning or when the car is moving straight?
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 29, 2009 #2
    The forces are pretty much the same. The differences come from rocking of the car, from the fact that the inner passengers move in a smaller circle than the outer ones in a corner, placement of the wheels and a few of such things but that is nitpicking.
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