7 Answered Questions for the topic Centripetal acceleration

#### Centripetal Acceleration

1: NASA uses large centrifuge to study the effects of large forces on astronauts prior to their going into space. A subject in the 20-G centrifuge, which has a radius of 8.9 m, can have a...
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03/24/18

#### Minimum coefficient of static friction

An amusement park ride consists of a vertical cylinder that rotates about its axis. The radius of the cylinder is 2.5m and rotates at a constant speed of 15 m/s. What is the minimum coefficient of...
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Centripetal Acceleration Ap Physics

03/23/18

#### Centripetal forces with tilts/banks

A 220000 kg plane flying at 130 m/s tilts 30º above the horizontal to fly in a circle. What is the radius of the circle in which the plane flies?

#### If I have a spinning bowl of water...

A spinning liquid of any sort forms a paraboloid; a three dimensional parabolic shape. Therefore, you can apply the physics principles relating to centripetal motion to any mass, m, on the surface...
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#### What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the car as it goes around the curve?

A 2,000-kilogram car travels at a constant speed of 15 meters per second around a circular curve of radius 20 meters. What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the car as it goes...
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03/07/16

#### Solving for Centripetal Force using an Free Body Diagram

Gabriella (75 kg) rides a roller coaster. What is her acceleration at the top of the vertical loop if she feels like her weight is 1200N?
What is Gabriella's acceleration at the...
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Centripetal Acceleration Physics

12/06/12

#### A sock stuck to the side of a clothes-dryer barrel has a centripetal acceleration of 28 m/s2.

A sock stuck to the side of a clothes-dryer barrel has a centripetal acceleration of 28 m/s2. If the dryer barrel has a radius of 27.6 cm, what is the tangential speed of the sock?
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