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Homework Help: Truck Chicken Problem

  1. Sep 14, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Suppose a truck with chickens inside the truck is crossing the bridge. The truck is overweight with chickens. To solve this problem, you put the chickens outside on the walls of truck. Will the truck still experience problem in crossing the bridge or the situation will remain as it is ?

    Answer in Fluid Mechanics terms .
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  3. Sep 14, 2013 #2
    I feel like this is a bad fluid mechanics farming pun :) If you were to arrange the appendages of the chickens with a rigid support in such a way to create lift when driving at appreciable speed over the bridge, you might be able to lesson the weight of the truck.

    That is, you'd have to build a...chicken wing!
  4. Sep 14, 2013 #3
    Yes, it doesn't make any difference if chicken stays inside or outside.And, chicken's can't fly :D
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