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Unformatted text preview: gravitational, electrical or the tension in a string. Specific examples of UCM include: ● the conical pendulum ● a banked curve ● motion in a vertical circle Case two: general circular motion In this case the speed is changing. Therefore, there is a radial acceleration, a r (same as above) and a tangential acceleration , where a t ≡ dv/dt and v is the speed . As the name implies, the tangential acceleration points in the direction of the tangent line to the circle. Examples[in class]...
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 Spring '08
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 Physics, Circular Motion, Uniform Circular Motion

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