If you slam on the brakes of your car, a helium-filled balloon will move towards the BACK of the car.
Since helium is lighter than air, a helium-filled balloon will float in air. This is an example of Archimedes Principle. This principle was first described by Archimedes, in the third century BC - the balloon experiences a buoyant force equal to the density of air times the volume of the balloon times the acceleration due to gravity, or
FB = p V g,
This buoyant force is directed OPPOSITE the direction of gravity (UP, whenever gravity is pointed DOWN).
Fast-forward 23 centuries, to 1907, when a young patent clerk named Albert Einstein first described something called the Equivalence Principle. This principle, the foundation of the Theory of General Relativity, states that it is impossible to distinguish between an accelerated reference frame and a gravitation-like force. In English, that means that a car decelerating (like when you slam on the breaks) feels and looks to everyone and everything inside the car as if there is a force of gravity towards the FRONT of the car. Heavy objects (like the driver, the passengers, and any loose objects sitting on the dashboard) act as if they are 'falling' forwards ('falling' in the direction of this 'gravity'). The helium-filled balloon will move towards the BACK of the car, because it will 'float' in the direction OPPOSITE this gravity.
For more detail, visit the Wikipedia or WikiAnswers pages on the Equivalence Principle, Archimedes Principle, and General Relativity.
Well when you slam the brakes on a bike, you move forward because the bike wheels will stop and force will push you forward.
Yes it is.
yes, the only purpose of the anti-lock system is to keep the wheels from locking up when you slam on the brakes. The brakes them selves function as usual. You will just have the chance of locking your wheels up and sliding if you slam on them.
Slam on your brakes. If your brakes lock up, then you do not have ABS. If your brakes do not lock up and you hear a knocking type of noise from your brakes, then you have ABS.
It is your momentum of moving forward that has to be overcome before your brakes can bring the bicycle to a stop.
dont slam on the breaks
Your momentum wants to keep moving forward.
In a car without ABS, if you slam on the brakes, your wheels will lock and your car will skid. ABS prevents the wheels from locking by releasing the brakes if you start to loose traction.
Don't slam on your brakes & take foot off accelorator
if you slam on the brakes hard then the wheels dont lock up
Pikachu learns body slam not by level but by move tutor.
Slam on the brakes and steer around the obstruction. Do not pump the brakes. The ABS will do this for you. Be prepared for noises and a shudder in the brake pedal which is normal.
In an emergency stop, yes you slam on the brakes and hold the pedal to the floor while at the same time steering around the obstacle if possible.
No, you're not allowed to move with the ball
true! but.......... false if they are a aggrivated driver.
Slam on the brakes and steer around any obstruction. Do not release the brake.
Of course you do, and if they crash into you and get hurt it's all their fault!
The Anvil Slam
Hold your steering wheel hard, and don't slam on your brakes. tap them instead, because slamming on your brakes just makes it slide faster, and you will not be able to steer. Just let go of the accelerator, tap on the brakes, and wait until you stop.
Because when you brake, the brakes stop the wheels from moving. But that doesn't stop the bike from moving. It means that the speed/force/velocity at which you were traveling was forceful enough to override the brakes. So basically, you're sliding.
About 160 feet - just about the distance you need if you slam on the brakes for a sudden stop!