day11centripetalforcenote

day11centripetalforcenote - → ⎯ F c = m → a c...

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Centripetal Force - F c Recall: For an object going in a circle of radius R at speed v, its acceleration is: a c = v 2 R [ towards the centre ] = 4 ± 2 R T 2 [ towards the centre ] = 4 ± 2 Rf 2 [ towards the centre ] Thus by Newton's Second Law, the net force must be:
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Unformatted text preview: → ⎯ F c = m → a c regardless of what forces are actually causing the motion. A:\sph4u1\chap2\day11centripetalforcenote.doc...
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