Level 6 Level 8
Level 7

Circular motion

6 words 0 ignored

Ready to learn       Ready to review

Ignore words

Check the boxes below to ignore/unignore words, then click save at the bottom. Ignored words will never appear in any learning session.

All None

Towards the centre of the circle
Where is an object continuousy accelerating to when it moves in a circle?
Centripetal force
What is the resulatant force causing this acceleration called?
Towards the centre of the circle
Where is the centripetal force always directed?
The mass of the object increases
The centripetal force needed to make an object perform circular motion increases as:
The velocity
The speed of an object going around in a circle can remain the same, but what is changing continuously as the direction constantly changes?
If the velocity is changing, then what is the object doing?