Physics of Roller-Coasters#

A roller-coaster travels over a vertical, circular loop of radius \(R = \) 25.1 \(m\).

A rollercoaster consisting of a single vertical loop.

Part 1#

If it travels without friction along the track, what is the minimum speed required at the bottom of the loop such that the roller-coaster remains in contact with the track at the top of the loop?

Answer Section#

  • 31.4 m/s

  • 35.1 m/s

  • 27.2 m/s

  • 22.2 m/s

  • 15.7 m/s

  • 38.4 m/s


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