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This tutorial uses a Java simulation to help explain the direction of the acceleration in uniform circular motion.

This item is part of a larger collection of physics simulations sponsored by the MAP project (Modular Approach to Physics).

Please note that this resource requires Java Applet Plug-in.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Motion in Two Dimensions
= Central Forces
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
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© 2002 University of Calgary
Keywords:
centripetal, centripetal acceleration, centripetal motion, circular motion, uniform circular motion
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Metadata instance created August 3, 2008 by Taha Mzoughi
Record Updated:
March 6, 2011 by Taha Mzoughi
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when Cataloged:
May 9, 2003
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AIP Format
B. Martin and D. Austin, (University of Calgary, Calgary, 2002), WWW Document, (http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/accel/radial/explain/direction/).
AJP/PRST-PER
B. Martin and D. Austin, Modular Approach to Physics: Direction of the Acceleration in Uniform Circular Motion (University of Calgary, Calgary, 2002), <http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/accel/radial/explain/direction/>.
APA Format
Martin, B., & Austin, D. (2003, May 9). Modular Approach to Physics: Direction of the Acceleration in Uniform Circular Motion. Retrieved April 20, 2014, from University of Calgary: http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/accel/radial/explain/direction/
Chicago Format
Martin, Brian, and David Austin. Modular Approach to Physics: Direction of the Acceleration in Uniform Circular Motion. Calgary: University of Calgary, May 9, 2003. http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/accel/radial/explain/direction/ (accessed 20 April 2014).
MLA Format
Martin, Brian, and David Austin. Modular Approach to Physics: Direction of the Acceleration in Uniform Circular Motion. Calgary: University of Calgary, 2002. 9 May 2003. 20 Apr. 2014 <http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/accel/radial/explain/direction/>.
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@misc{ Author = "Brian Martin and David Austin", Title = {Modular Approach to Physics: Direction of the Acceleration in Uniform Circular Motion}, Publisher = {University of Calgary}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {20 April 2014}, Month = {May 9, 2003}, Year = {2002} }
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