(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Calculate the maximum speed with which a vehicle can travel round a horizontal bend of radius 40m without skidding if the coefficient of friction between the tyres and the road is 0.6.

2. Relevant equations

v=sqrt μrg

3. The attempt at a solution

v=sqrt 0.6 x 40m x 9.81m/s^2

v=15.34m/s

Therefore the maximum speed would be 15.34m/s

Can someone please confirm that this is correct and if not please point me as to which i have gone wrong, i am not looking for the answer just direction.

Many thanks

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