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# circular motion - 1 Dr Saiful I Khondaker Chapter 6...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Dr. Saiful I. Khondaker Chapter 6: Circular Motion and Other Applications of Newton’s Laws Uniform Circular Motion • A force, F r is directed toward the center of the circle • Applying Newton’s Second Law along the radial direction gives 2 c v F ma m r = = ∑ • If the force vanishes, the object would move in a straight-line path tangent to the circle s The force causing the centripetal acceleration is sometimes called the centripetal force Dr. Saiful I. Khondaker 2 C v a r = 2 Ex 6.2. The Conical Pendulum • The object is in equilibrium in the vertical direction and undergoes uniform circular motion in the horizontal direction. Calculate the constant speed v sin tan v Lg θ θ = ...(1) .......... cos cos mg T mg T F y = ⇒ = − = ∑ θ θ ) ........(2 sin 2 r mv T F x = = ∑ θ Dividing (2) by (1) θ θ tan / tan 2 2 rg v rg v mg r mv = ⇒ = = From the geometry: θ θ sin sin L r L r = ⇒ = Dr. Saiful I. Khondaker Speed is independent of mass m Example 6.4: Banked Curve • A civil engineer wishes to design a curved exit ramp for a highway in such a way that a car will not have to rely on friction (think icy road) to round the curve without speeding. Such a ramp is usually tilted toward the inside of the curve(banked). If the speed for the ramp is 13.4 m/s, and radius of the curve is 50 m, at what angle the curve should be banked? ......(1) cos mg n F y = = ∑ θ ) ........(2 sin 2 r mv n F r = = ∑ θ Dividing (2) by (1) rg v mg r mv 2 2 / tan = = θ = ⇒ − rg v 2 1 tan θ Dr. Saiful I. Khondaker 2 1 1 . 20 80 . 9 )( 50 ( ) 4 . 13...
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## This note was uploaded on 07/30/2011 for the course PHY 2048 taught by Professor Bose during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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