At takeoff a commercial jet has a 70.0 m/s speed. Its tires have a diameter of 0.550 m.
At how many rpm are the tires rotating?
(b) What is the centripetal acceleration at the edge of the tire?
(c) With what force must a determined 10-15 kg bacterium cling to the rim?
(d) Take the ratio of this force to the bacterium's weight.
(force from part (c) / bacterium's weight)