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What is a banked road?

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Answered 2008-03-12 16:26:19

A banked turn is the term used to describe a car riding along a circle with inclined edges. The angle at which a turn is banked refers to the angle of of the given path.

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What is the safest type of road for entering a curve is?

Banked road.

Will a banked track help you go faster?

yeah, banked track reduces the reliance on frictional force between tyres and,,more centripetal force can be provided for car by banked track,,............from NAV

What does banked mean?

'Banked' means to make a lot of moneyIt can have several meanings. A road surface tilted (usually on curves) is banked. Bouncing a pool ball off the cushions of the table is banked. An airplane that tilts while turning is banked. Money that is removed from transactions, and placed in safe keeping is banked. A fire that is partially covered to burn slower and longer is banked.It has at least two meanings. The first is to place soil or fill so that is in a slanted pile. The second is to deposit money into a bank.

Are flat tracks or banked turns better for running?

banked turns

What is past tense of banked?

Banked is the past tense of the verb bank.

How do you derive banking of road?

If a vehicle is moving on a circular road which is rough and banked also then magnitude of N and direction plus magnitude of friction mainly depends on the speed of the vehicle V-

Why do road curves elevated from the outer part?

so that you have both a positive camber to assit turning and also to aid water drainage A road is "banked" (that's the term for the side-to-side sloping that you are talking about) so that, from the perspective of a car traveling along the road, the angle of the curve is lessened, making it easier for a driver to negotiate the curve. To understand this better, take the following extreme example of banking. Imagine that a road is banked a full 90 degrees, or completely vertical, in a curve. Then imagine that you are driving along this road. Of course, if the road is banked 90 degrees, or anywhere close to it, your car will fall off, so we are suspending the law of gravity for this example. As you enter this curve, and the road banks a full 90 degrees, you will find that, from your perspective as the driver of the car, the road does not curve at all, though it does climb a steep hill. At a full 90 degrees, you do not have to turn your steering wheel at all to keep your car on the road. Again, that is an extreme example. Roads are not banked anywhere near that much in real life. In fact, except on NASCAR tracks, I doubt any roads are banked more than 10-12 degrees. But you can imagine that, if a full 90 degree banking results in no curve at all (from the perspective of the car), then any banking at all will result in a lessening of the angle of the curve, from the perspective of the car.

Is banked a noun?

No. Banked is a verb form or adjective. Bank is the noun, which is also the spelling of the verb to bank.

Why are road surfaces curved?

They are arched in the middle so that the water drains off more quickly. They are banked around curves for better traction and easier handling.

Is banked a verb?

It can be a past tense verb (to bank)."He banked his salary so that he could afford a new car.""The aircraft banked to the left as it came in for a landing."However, the past participle form can also be an adjective meaning tilted or angled."Stock car racetracks have banked turns at each corner of the track."

Could you use banked in a sentence?

yes: after counting his earnings, Jack realized that he "banked" $30,000 in profit last year selling houses.

What is a sentence for banked?

There are several different meanings for the past tense verb banked (or present tense bank); to do business with a financial institution; to put aside for a future use; to rely on a circumstance; to heap or mass something, especially against something else; edge or surround something; to tilt sideways in making a turn; the play of a ball against another object. Some example sentences: I have banked at First National Trust for twelve years. She banked on getting that bonus to pay for some new furniture. The clouds banked to the north glowed in the sunset. The car banked on that sharp turn and my sunglass flew off the dashboard.

Why aren't tracks for Track and Field runners banked?

They don't need to be. Velodromes (cycling tracks) and motorsport tracks often have cambered or banked corners because the speed they travel at can easily force them off the road on a flat track. A human cannot run fast enough to make it necessary, so they are kept flat to minimise cost and keep it safe.

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What is a veledrome used for?

Bicycle races on its banked track.

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What is the highest banked curve in NASCAR?

33 degrees

Why are Roadways curved around corners?

do you mean banked ?

What is the adjective form of bank?

The verb to bank (tilt, as a plane in a turn) has the present participle as an adjective, banking.The verb to bank (save, store away) has the past participle banked (banked savings) which is also an adjective for the noun bank (turn, or riverfront). Auto racetracks have bankedcurves.

Why are curved roads banked at an angle?

This is called road camber and helps counteract the physics of centrifugal force, as a car travels around a bend at speed the natural forces want to push the car off the road; however steering, tyre grip and camber all contribute to keeping the car on track. The camber also helps with road drainage. Some motor racing circuits and test tracks exaggerate the camber into a banked corner; this in turn exaggerates the assistance given to counteract the centrifugal force allowing cars to travel much faster round these bends.

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What is the past tense of bank?

The past tense of bank is banked.

What page is banked on in hatchet?

PG5 Paragraph 1

Why are the roads banked?

Newton stated that a body will continue in a straight line unless acted on by an external force. To go round a corner, the wheels are turned, and the friction of the tyres provides a centripetal force which persuades the car to abandon its straight line and go round the corner. This happens whether the road is banked or not. However, this force on the tyre does not act through the centre of mass of the vehicle. In physical terms, this is a rotational force as far as the car is concerned, and the practical effect is that the car tends to lean outward in the turn, to the extent that the inner tyres may leave the road. If the road is banked in the curve, the effect of gravity tends to make the car rotate into the centre of the curve, opposing the outward rotation. This makes the car feel more stable, as there is less outward rotational tendency. (This is why motorcyclists have to lean over in curves.)