1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal 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!

Uniform Circular Motion Problem

  1. Oct 13, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    1. A car is safely negotiating an unbanked circular turn at 21 m/s and the maximum static force acts on the tires. Suddenly a wet patch on the road reduces the static frictional force by a factor of three. At what speed must the driver slow to in order to safely continue on their journey?

    2. Relevant equations
    a=v2/r

    3. The attempt at a solution
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 13, 2016 #2

    PeroK

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper
    Gold Member

    In order for us to help you, you must try to solve the problem yourself and see how far you get. What do you know about circular motion and how can you apply that knowledge in this case?
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Draft saved Draft deleted



Similar Discussions: Uniform Circular Motion Problem
Loading...