Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 11
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A Motorcycle is Going on an Overbridge of Radius R. the Driver Maintains a Constant Speed. as the Motorcycle is Ascending on the Overbridge - Physics


A motorcycle is going on an overbridge of radius R. The driver maintains a constant speed. As the motorcycle is ascending on the overbridge, the normal force on it 


  •  increases

  • decreases

  •  remains the same

  • fluctuates.

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The normal force on the motorcycle , \[\text{N = mg}\cos\theta - \frac{\text{mv}^2}{R}\]

As the motorcycle is ascending on the overbridge, θ decreases (from \[\frac{\pi}{2}\] to 0).

So, normal force increases with decrease in θ.

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HC Verma Class 11, 12 Concepts of Physics 1
Chapter 7 Circular Motion
MCQ | Q 10 | Page 113
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