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Homework Help: Maximum speed of a car in a circular flat track (involves static friction)

  1. Oct 25, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    In a circular flat track of radius 50m, what is the maximum speed car can go without sliding? Assume the coefficient of static friction between the car tire and the road is 0.4.

    2. Relevant equations
    Unsure of what equations to use.

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Unsure of what equations to use to attempt solution.
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  3. Oct 25, 2009 #2


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    What forces are involved? Write down the appropriate force formulas as a start.
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