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Extra info for A Guide to Physics Problems. part 12 Mechanics, Relativity, and Electrodynamics

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8 Car down Ramp up Loop (Stony Brook) A car slides without friction down a ramp described by a height function which is smooth and monotonically decreasing as increases from 0 to L. The ramp is followed by a loop of radius R. Gravitational acceleration is a constant in the negative direction (see Figure P. 8). a) If the velocity is zero when what is the minimum height such that the car goes around the loop, never leaving the track? b) Consider the motion in the interval before the loop. Assuming that the car always stays on the track, show that the velocity in the direction is related to the height as c) In the particular case that show that the time elapsed in going down the ramp from can be expressed as where and write as a definite integral.

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