Thread: Spacial Physics
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Rihannsu
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 224
# 4
11-10-2012, 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by fulleatherjacket View Post
By banking, the inertia of the turn is directed more evenly through the structure of the ship, reducing the load placed on the SIF and IDF. If a starship turned without banking, the inertia would be less evenly distributed, with some parts of the ship experiencing more structural stress than others. You're liable to tear a nacelle off by turning too quickly without banking.
Also from a physic point of view I wouldn't like to be a crew of a ship that turn without banking. Imagine turning hard left without banking, that right wall will have a few dent and blood stain from crew smashing into it or you would need crazy powerful inertial dampener to stop that from happening.
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