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Two identical trains are moving on rails along the equator on the earth in opposite direction with same speed. Will they exert same pressure on the rails?

Two identical trains are moving on rails along the equator on the earth in opposite direction with same speed. Will they exert same pressure on the rails?

Grade:12th pass

2 Answers

Aaryan Panigrahi
40 Points
4 years ago
We know Pressure = Force/Area.
& Force = mass *acceleration
As the two trains are Ideentical and have the same acceleration, the mass, acceleration, & the Area of contact is the same in both cases,
YES. The pressure is equal in both cases!!
 
sneha prasad
26 Points
4 years ago
But the solution to this question given says that since the angular speed is different thus centripetal force for both the trains will be different. I could not get this answer. Is it incorrect?

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