This video segment highlights the forces at work on a racecar as it travels around a track. It was designed to promote understanding of velocity as a vector quantity with both magnitude and direction. It also offers an engaging view of factors to be considered in the design of a racecar: torque, drag reduction, and frictional force that is necessary to achieve fast (but safe) cornering.
WGBH Educational Foundation. PBS LearningMedia: To Survive at High Velocity. Boston: WGBH Educational Foundation, March 17, 2008. http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/asset/phy03_vid_velocity/ (accessed 24 January 2017).
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