Banked Turns Quiz
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Banked Turns Quiz

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What is the bank angle in a banked turn?

The angle at which the vehicle is inclined about its longitudinal axis with respect to the horizontal

What is the relationship between the centripetal force and friction in a banked turn?

Friction must be large enough to provide the centripetal force, expressed as $μmg > \frac{mv^2}{r}$

What happens if the bank angle is zero in a turn on flat surfaces?

The surface is flat and the normal force is vertically upward, and the only force keeping the vehicle turning is friction

What is the force required to turn the vehicle in a banked turn?

<p>Centripetal force</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the expression $μmg > \frac{mv^2}{r}$ represent in a banked turn?

<p>The requirement for friction to provide the centripetal force</p> Signup and view all the answers

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