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Banked Curves

Objectives:

 

1.Draw a free-body diagram for a vehicle on a banked curve.

2. Describe the relationship between the following and the bank angle required for a curve:

a. the vehicle's speed

b. the radius of curvature of the curve.

3. Write a working equation for the angle required for a banked curve.

 

Banked Curves Flash Review

 

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