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written by Carl Rod Nave
This Hyperphysics website gives an explanation of centripetal force, offering formulas and diagrams of example problems. A number of links are also provided for further information.
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image credit: Darron Spohn; larger image This resource was a Physics To Go feature from September 1, 2008 until September 16, 2008. View the feature here!


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Restriction: © 2006 Carl R. Nave
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Keywords: center seeking force, centripetal acceleration, centripetal motion, circular motion
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October 22, 2006

I've been reading your site for a few years.

Author: Darron Spohn
Posted: April 29, 2010 at 12:25AM

and now I run across one of my photos here. Cool. Thanks for giving me credit.

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C. Nave, (2006), WWW Document, (http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/HBASE/cf.html).
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C. Nave, Hyperphysics: Centripetal Force (2006), <http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/HBASE/cf.html>.
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Nave, C. (2006, October 22). Hyperphysics: Centripetal Force. Retrieved July 30, 2014, from http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/HBASE/cf.html
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Nave, Carl Rod. Hyperphysics: Centripetal Force. October 22, 2006. http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/HBASE/cf.html (accessed 30 July 2014).
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Nave, Carl Rod. Hyperphysics: Centripetal Force. 2006. 22 Oct. 2006. 30 July 2014 <http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/HBASE/cf.html>.
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