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A car skid to a halt on a wet road is an event that can happen anywhere, anytime. The mechanics behind it are governed by Newton’s laws of motion and the friction force between tires and pavement. Though these events might seem simple in principle, they actually require quite complex mathematical modeling to help predict how the vehicle will behave during such an emergency braking situation. This article provides insight into the steps needed to understand this process better. that realize not may others while altogether them avoid completely or gaps larger need vehicles speed higher so dry than coefficients lower have surfaces Wet.k μ coefficient traction on depend which power stopping of levels different has it as speeds various for contactroad/ tire from transferred be can energy kinetic much how affects)avementp ( surface ground The- : better process this understand to needed steps the into insight provides article This. situation braking emergency an such during behave will vehicle the how predict help to modeling mathematical complex quite require actually they, principle in simple seem might events these Though. pavement and tires between force friction the and motion of laws’s Newton by governed is road wet a on halt a toidding sk car kg 1500 a behind mechanicsThe ** ts Δ witht Δ *idsk t time at zero reaches velocity onceasing ce as modeledistically simpl be could it then scenario our on input brakeatingceler de no was there that assume we If).in/f lb100 (cm- N 1500 to up used not are they when kg 0 between vary can which brakes its from applied torque braking’s car the is ma where)ma+m(vkμ – =a : v speed and m mass,k μ coefficient to proportional be will acceleration this of magnitude The. law first’s Newton by seen as motion of opposite direction the in acceleration an cause would This. inertia and weight of forces normal the exceed to likely is force friction the,id sk typical aIn the calculate us help will This].18 [h/ km 100 than less speeds car for accuracy reasonable provides it because sufficient often is which approximationwall-the-of- law’sderou F likeationsim approx mathematical other using or measurements taking by first obtained be must., etc mass, acceleration, velocity initial about Data. process the modeling with proceed we before required are steps following The.0= δ and)atic prismumedass ( degrees 30 = α,49. 0 =k μ where A Figure in shown as halt a toids sk carA . situations dangerous avoid to do can you what on tips some andid sk car a how of analysis an for onRead : Process the Understand tosStep