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Old 02-07-2008, 12:07 AM   #11
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Don't forget to factor in the variables of different tire compounds, track temperatures, humidity, and spring rate.
Actually, it looks like the book is setting up the problem as purely an issue of centripedal force, i.e., speed, angle, and circumference VS gravity/inertia, disregarding friction and suspension movement...the correct answer should leave him with 0 lateral acceleration, so suspension is null.
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Don't forget to factor in the variables of different tire compounds, track temperatures, humidity, and spring rate.
Actually, it looks like the book is setting up the problem as purely an issue of centripedal force, i.e., speed, angle, and circumference VS gravity/inertia, disregarding friction and suspension movement...the correct answer should leave him with 0 lateral acceleration, so suspension is null.
Aye, he'* correct. This is Physics 101, we're neglecting all that complicated stuff

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Upon closer inspection, that Bonnie has a truly odd set of taillights...
Appears to be a 96-99, but the center section is body colored, a la 92-95
Its just the reflection on the page, I went back and looked, The center section is black, but they did however blur the Pontiac Letters out of it
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Don't forget to factor in the variables of different tire compounds, track temperatures, humidity, and spring rate.
Actually, it looks like the book is setting up the problem as purely an issue of centripedal force, i.e., speed, angle, and circumference VS gravity/inertia, disregarding friction and suspension movement...the correct answer should leave him with 0 lateral acceleration, so suspension is null.
Aye, he'* correct. This is Physics 101, we're neglecting all that complicated stuff
Yay me! Sorry to take things off on a tangent.
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Obsess much?
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even includes the INTENSE sticker
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You drew a much better looking heiny than the one pictured in the book
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Aye, he'* correct. This is Physics 101, we're neglecting all that complicated stuff
But a good exercise none the less. If I remember correctly, removing friction forces, the whole thing can be boiled down to a single formula with Velocity, camber of bank, and radius of the curve (mass of the vehicle falls out..the formula ends up working the same regardless of mass). With a known radius and velocity, you can compute the bank angle that causes the vector sum of the two forces to be zero. Same for solving the equation for any of the variables when the other two are known. Only place it gets funky is when the camber approaches zero, the radius and velocity become infinate (straight line travel) and at the other end of the spectrum when the camber angle approaches 90.
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You upgraded it. The book'* Bonneville had to be an SE. No duals.
NICE job!!!
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