Motion in a Circle

Seng Kwang
H2 Physics
  • 6 lessons
  • 1 quizzes
  • 10 week duration

Motion in a Circle

Introduction to centripetal force

Observe the steel ball moving in a circle. When the container is removed, watch as the ball moves off in tangent to its original circular path.

  1. What is the force that caused the ball to move in a circular motion in the beginning?
  2. Why does the ball move in a straight line after the container is removed?

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