centripetal acceleration


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centripetal acceleration

Rate of change in velocity per unit of time while on a circular or curved course. Synonym: central acceleration
See also: acceleration
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1, because of resonance issues, as well as in the high range of speeds, in which the effect of nonstandard forces of the moving system arising from Coriolis acceleration and centripetal acceleration becomes quite relevant.
We can of course use this same argument to substitute Relativistic Velocity for Actual Velocity in the formula for centripetal acceleration and hence derive expressions for centripetal and centrifugal forces.
Translatory acceleration may be described as the change of motional magnitude at a fixed direction, whereas centripetal acceleration constitutes the change of motional direction at a fixed magnitude.
The AHRS-8 also provides revolutionary centripetal acceleration error correction that drives the highest level of accuracy in the most dynamic situations," he added.
That is, the centripetal acceleration at the surface of a structure is:
The centripetal acceleration relation for circular orbits [v.