Roller Coaster Design Worksheet
ROLLER COASTER DETECTIVE
- What is the height, between B and C?
- What is the centripetal acceleration at C?
- What is the radius of the track at C?
- How high is location D?
- What is the radius of the track at location D?
- How fast is the car traveling at location E?
- How far is the spring compressed from its hanging position,
- If the car traveled up the first hill in 1.2 minutes, then how
much power was used to pull it up the hill in horsepower?
1) 62.04 m 2) 29.4 m/s2 3) 41.7 m 4) 55.15 m 5)
7.34 m 6) 28.86 m/s 7) 5.89 m
8) 8.76 hp, 6533 w
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