Unformatted text preview: What if sum moments about point A? Same equations EX15.1 Rigid Body Translation - Tipping What is your first step? Solution: Problem Type: Find: Given: Figure and Location of CG a bike that would cause tipping Newton’s second law, Rigid Body Translation Reflection: This acceleration is approx 1/2g. Seems to make sense on magnitude. Note that tipping requires braking on the front wheel. If you only used the rear brake, there would be no force to cause decceleration when you lose contact with the road. mg...
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- Spring '05
- Right-hand rule, Fbr, Rigid Body Translation, 16.43 ft