1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Radial and Tengential questions - Help

  1. Sep 15, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Here, I will just post the question as an image. Never mind the one where I have to sketch, but b and c I am having trouble with.

    wilrfd.png

    How do you calculate the radial and tangential aspects of the cars acceleration? and from that info, how do I calculate the radius?


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution

    The car is speeding up correct?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 15, 2011 #2
    Anyone?

    Thanks, much appreciated!
     
  4. Sep 15, 2011 #3
    I am having trouble knowing how this sketch should look like?
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook