332014 race car driving centripetal force fricon force

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Unformatted text preview: mics of Uniform Circular Mo.on Choose a coordinate system: Usually radial and tangen@al. Tangen@al (T) m r Radial (R) For uniform mo@on, velocity in the tangen@al direc@on is constant, so Σ FT = m aT = 0 In the radial direc@on: Σ FR =m aR = mv2/r 3/3/2014 PHYS- 2010 9 For every case of uniform circular mo@on, there must be a force directed towards the center. We say there is a centripetal force. However, there is always a specific force that acts as the ce...
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