"Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted, counts."

- Einstein

 

 

Y2K Ducati Women's Motorcycle Team

 

I. Uniform Circular Motion

 

"What does this picture

tell you about the

speed of these

motorcyclists?"

Nina Prinz and Letizia Marchetti - Ducati Women's Motorcycle Racing Team

http://www.webbikeworld.com/

 

 

"A large centripetal

(center directed)

force in needed to turn

at high speeds."

 

 

Rutgers U.

Circular Motion

Rutgers U.

 

Larger

St. Mary's H.S. Physics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skater
Rutgers U.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

circMotion

 

# 13 - Centripetal Force directed to center, velocity is tangent

 

 

Centripetal Velocity

Science Joy Wagon

 

 

 

 

 

Circular Motion, Car on a Banked Track

by Dr. Michael R. Gallis - mrg3@psu.edu Penn State Schuylkill

Go Nittany Lions!!

 

 

Draw the centripetal force,
and tangential velocity

 

 




 

 

Draw the centripetal force,
and tangential velocity

 

 












 



 

Draw the centripetal force, and tangential velocity

 
   






 

 

 

 

 

Where should you

release the ball to hit

the target? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

| Larger |

 

 

 

 

 

 

B

 

 

 

 

At point P, the car hits
an area of ice and loses
all frictional force on its tires.
Which path does the car follow on the ice?

 

June 2001 Regents

 

 

 

 

 

 

B,

Tangent to
the semi-circle

 

 

 

 
 

 

A. Equations & Vectors

1. Centripetal Acceleration (ac) - acceleration toward center of curvature

 

a) Equation: ac = V2
r

 

 

 

c) Centripetal Force (Fc) - force directed toward the center of the circle

 

 

 

ac = V2
r


 

 

 

 

Circular Velocity Game

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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