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Name: Centripetal Force
ID: m42086
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Calculate coefficient of friction on a car tire.
  • Calculate ideal speed and angle of a car on a turn.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Banked curves, Centripetal force, Ideal banking
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.9 (history)
First publication date: Dec 21, 2011 12:27 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Oct 21, 2013 1:28 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.9 Oct 21, 2013 1:28 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
fixed errata (including more art)

Version: 1.8 Oct 21, 2013 1:18 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
fixed errata (including art)

Version: 1.7 Sep 6, 2013 3:02 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
solutions fix

Version: 1.6 Oct 15, 2012 3:34 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
deleted b and c in roller coaster question

Version: 1.5 Jun 20, 2012 9:46 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
post W&N QA

Version: 1.4 Jun 13, 2012 1:26 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
Review changes

Version: 1.3 Jun 6, 2012 12:59 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
consistency, LO, image cropping

Version: 1.2 Apr 30, 2012 4:37 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Dec 21, 2011 12:29 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
Created module

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