Formula: Circular Motion Centripetal acceleration    Radius    Frequency

Formula: Circular Motion
Centripetal acceleration - circular motion
Centripetal force perpendicular to angular velocity

Centripetal acceleration

Acceleration, which a body (e.g. a planet, a particle) experiences, which moves on a circular path. The centripetal acceleration points like the centripetal force to the circle center (in radial direction).


Radius of the circular path. This is the distance from the center of the circle to the rotating body.


The frequency indicates how many revolutions per second the body makes.

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