Asked Oct 17, 2019

A Mercedes-Benz 300SL (m = 1700 kg) is parked on a road that rises 15° above the horizontal. What are the magnitudes of (a) the normal force and (b) the static frictional force that the ground exerts on the tires?


Expert Answer

Step 1


Write the expression for normal force


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N mg cos

Step 2

Substitute the values


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N (1700 kg) (9.8 m/s?) (cos 15) =16092 N =16 kN

Step 3

(b) Write the balancing force eq...


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Fmg sin


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