I have a ferris wheel problem with four parts. I have completed the first three. Acceleration, Centripetal force on top and on bottom. However, I am having a hard time to come up with a FBD for a cart which is halfway up. I got a normal force towards the top, and gravity towards the bottom. So how do they add up to be a centripetal force to the side (center of ferris wheel)?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I supposed to find the magnitude and direction of the Centripetal force.

Any suggestions or may be a web site with a FBD?

Thanks in advance

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