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Banked Curve (Centripetal Acceleration Banking)

Definition of Banked Curve

One side of a banked curve is higher than the other. Normally, the outer edge of the curve is higher than the inner edge.


Consider a ball rolling in a horizontal circular path on the inside surface of a cone. The normal force on the ball
a. is mg.
b. is greater than mg, always.
c. may be greater or less than mg.
d. is less than mg, always.

Centripetal Acceleration Banking in Physics Problems

Centripetal Acceleration Banking

Centripetal Acceleration Banking Explained with Examples

Banked Curves

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