Roller Coaster#

A roller-coaster car moves around a vertical circular loop of radius \(R\) = 11.0 m. The total mass of the car (including passengers) is 219 kg.

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Part 1#

What speed must the car have at the top of the loop so that it will just make it over the top without any assistance from the track?

Answer Section#

Please enter in a numeric value in m/s.

Part 2#

What speed will the car subsequently have at the bottom of the loop (after going through the loop)?

Answer Section#

Please enter in a numeric value in m/s.

Part 3#

What will be the normal force on a passenger at the bottom of the loop?

Answer Section#

Please enter in a numeric value in N.

Attribution#

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