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How are maximum speed limits determined for banked curves?

I was once told that the speed limits on banked highway curves (specifically off-ramps) were determined by assuming zero friction between the car and the road, such that as long as you stayed on the ...
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Could magnetic levitation transportation systems become a commonplace technology?

Magnetic levitation systems of transportation such as trains seem to be commonplace in early 2000's science fiction, and while some systems exist currently, they aren't exactly common. It seems to me ...

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