Problem Statement: ME Board April 1998Traffic travels at 65 mi/hr around a banked highway curve with a radius of 3000 feet. What banking angle is necessary such that friction will not be required to resist the centrifugal force?
- A. 3.2°
- B. 2.5°
- C. 5.4°
- D. 18°
Problem Answer:The banking angle necessary such that friction will not be required to resist the centrifugal force is 5.4°.
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