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Circle with a gap. What is the trajectory of a ball when it encounters the gap? Video: 05-14

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Circle with a gap. What is the trajectory of a ball when it encounters the gap? Video: 05-14
Centripetal Acceleration n An object traveling in a circle, even though it moves with a constant speed, will have an acceleration n The centripetal acceleration is due to the change in the direction of the velocity

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Centripetal Acceleration, cont. n Centripetal refers to “center- seeking” n The direction of the velocity changes n The acceleration is directed toward the center of the circle of motion
Centripetal Acceleration, final n The magnitude of the centripetal acceleration is given by n This direction is toward the center of the circle

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Centripetal Acceleration and Angular Velocity n The angular velocity and the linear velocity are related (v = ω r) n The centripetal acceleration can also be related to the angular velocity
Ex: 7.P.016 A tire 2.0 ft in diameter is placed on a balancing machine where it is spun

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## This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PHYS 1410 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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