At Studebaker's new Super Auto Showcase, an inexperienced salesperson drives a pickup truck toward the edge of the giant carousel while the carousel is still rotating. Look out!
What is known:
- The carousel has a 15 meter radius and is spinning with a constant angular velocity, ωo, of 0.05 rad/s.
- The center of mass of the truck is initially 4 meters from the center of the carousel.
- The truck travels in a radial path across the disk with a velocity of
vr(t) = 0.0889t m/s.