There are many physical examples of centripetal force

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There are many physical examples of centripetal force, and we cannot completely explore each one. In the case of a car moving around a curve, the centripetal force is provided by the static frictional force of the tires of the car on the road. Even though the car is moving, the force is actually perpendicular to its
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Unformatted text preview: motion, and is a static frictional force. In the case of an airplane turning in the air, the centripetal force is given by the lift provided by its banked wings. Finally, in the case of a planet rotating around the sun, the centripetal force is given by the gravitational attraction between the two bodies....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course PHYSICS 010 taught by Professor - during the Fall '09 term at Montgomery.

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