Students will learn how to analyze and solve Centripetal Force type problems.
Learn about centripetal motion in the context of a roller coaster going through a loop-the-loop and over a hill.
Learn about orbits in the context of a next generation space station.
Learn about geosynchronous orbits and their use in satellite communication.
Explore circular motion and centripetal force by telling a hockey player how to hit a puck.
Solves a problem involving friction and centripetal motion.
Calculations of the centripetal force of various objects, F = mv^2/r.
Reviews the process of calculating centripetal force and the difference between centripetal and centrifugal forces.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Centripetal Force Problems.
Determine what maximum speeds you can achieve around corners.
This study guide provides an overview of circular and rotational motion: centripetal force, discussion of fictitious force, calculating period and frequency, determining the rotational axis, calculating angular quantities, and precession.