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Reply Sat 3 Dec, 2016 11:56 am
How long would it take for 1 car weighing at 600kg or 1,320lbs to make it around a 22.3m loop? What speed would the car have to be going to make it completely around the loop without exceeding 4gs?
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Krumple
 
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Reply Sat 3 Dec, 2016 12:53 pm
@ntaylor0568,
ntaylor0568 wrote:

How long would it take for 1 car weighing at 600kg or 1,320lbs to make it around a 22.3m loop? What speed would the car have to be going to make it completely around the loop without exceeding 4gs?


Is this a vertical or horizontal (relative to the ground, ie gravity) loop?
ntaylor0568
 
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Reply Sat 3 Dec, 2016 01:00 pm
@Krumple,
It would be a vertical loop I think, as it would be on a rollercoaster.
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markr
 
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Reply Sun 4 Dec, 2016 09:19 pm
@ntaylor0568,
Here are a couple of sites that might help you:
http colon //seanelvidge dot com/2013/02/velocity-required-for-loop-the-loop/
http colon //science.howstuffworks dot com/engineering/structural/roller-coaster7.htm

You'll need to reconstruct the links. I don't know what constitutes a valid (won't be deleted by a moderator) link at this place.
ossobucotemp
 
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Reply Sun 4 Dec, 2016 09:59 pm
@markr,
far as I figure, useful links by known posters (not spam, not selling something or other, not bots) are ok. I recognize your username and avatar and the mods probably do too.
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