Explore BrainMass

What is the speed of the train around a curve?

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

A train traveling at a constant speed rounds a curve of radius 286 m. A chandelier suspended from the ceiling swings out to an angle of 15.7 degrees throughout the turn. What is the speed of the train?

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 16, 2018, 3:57 pm ad1c9bdddf

Solution Preview

Attached are two files.

The content is identical only one is in MS word format and the other is in PDF format so you can ...

Solution Summary

The solution displays a diagram and good explanations to arrive at an answer.

Similar Posting

Total acceleration of a body moving on a curve

A train slows down as it rounds a sharp horizontal turn, slowing from 90 km/h to 50 km/h in the 15 s that it takes to round the bend. The radius of the curve is 150 m. Compute the acceleration at the moment the train speed reaches 50 km/h.

View Full Posting Details