centripetal force


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centripetal force

the force, directed toward the axis of rotation, required to keep an object moving in a circular path.
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It appears that the radius profile of the path of the hands plays an important role in controlling the trajectory of the bat through control of the centripetal forces of the bat coordinated with the interaction forces and torques from the batter as has been noted in other sports (Nesbit and McGinnis, 2009).
Hence, a more complicated, but sensitive method considering the effects of centripetal forces, Coriolis forces and the inertia of the moving mass loads in a cracked beam is inevitable for predicting the more realistic behavior of the system.
Savoie's account suggests that the way in which prime ministers use power has become structurally determined: any holder of the office would ultimately "govern from the centre" because of the reciprocal relationship between the existing capacity to do so and the centripetal forces in Canadian politics that have led to the emergence of this capacity.
We use all the key physical laws when we dance: inertia (a body at rest), equilibrium (balance), centrifugal force (causing the body to fly outward), and centripetal force (causing the body to move toward the center axis).
Subsequently coal washing has become a common pre-combustion clean coal mechanism and depending upon a coal's specific characteristics, mining companies have chosen one of the three technologies to wash raw coal: 'Heavy Media Bath', where the coal is passed through a high density fluid--water missed with magnetite--and the specific gravity difference is used to separate ash; 'Heavy Media Cyclone', where the conical drum containing dense fluid is rotated at high speed to add centripetal force to clean is further; and finally 'Jig' where compressed air is used to create pulsation to separate particles of different shapes and gravity.
Hiroyuki Nakai, chief strategist at the Tokai Tokyo Research Center, said, ''A defeat would be a major blow to the Abe administration, which is already losing centripetal force, as it would raise serious doubts about the fate of Japan's fiscal reform and about its economic recovery.
A hard-to-achieve virtue, jointness is a centripetal force that opposes the centrifugal tendency of the military services to think and act divergently.
Thus, in order to strongly bind this centrifugal force to sustainable growth for the entire Group, I believe that it is necessary to counter it with centripetal force, and we are finding this centripetal force in 'The Omron Principles'.
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Kids used a simplified version of CAD/CAM to design a roller coaster ride, applying principles of centripetal force, momentum, and inertia, and then upload their plans to a motion simulator machine.
In his treatise on "Clausewitz's Center of Gravity," Echevarria reinterprets Clausewitz's words as advice to look first for unity of effort and then "for connections among the various parts of an adversary, or adversaries, in order to determine what holds them together," as if by centripetal force.