77. The magnitude of the acceleration of the cyclist as it moves along the horizontal circular path is given by v2/R, where vis the speed of the cyclist and Ris the radius of the curve.(a) The horizontal component of Newton’s second law is f= mv2/R, where fis the static friction exerted horizontally by the ground on the tires. Thus, ()()285.0kg 9.00m/s
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.