A Formula One race car is traveling at 89.0 m/s along a straight track enters a turn on the race track with radius of curvature of 200.0 m. What centripetal acceleration must the car have to stay on the track?
A fairground ride spins its occupants inside a flying saucer-shaped container. If the horizontal circular path the riders follow has an 8.00-meter radius, at how many revolutions per minute are the riders subjected to a centripetal acceleration equal to that of gravity?
A geosynchronous satellite orbits Earth at a distance of m and has a period of 1 day, taking a day as s. What is the centripetal acceleration of the satellite?
A particle travels in a circle of radius 10 m, moving at a constant speed of 20 m/s. What is the magnitude of the particle’s centripetal acceleration?
A wind turbine has blades 85 m in length. The tip of a blade has a mass of 2.7 kg. The blades rotate at a steady 0.67 rev/s. What is the magnitude of the centripetal force on the tip of a blade?
What is the magnitude of the acceleration of Venus toward the Sun, assuming a circular orbit of radius m that has a period of 0.6152 years?
In a particle accelerator, a proton moves along a circular path of 5.55 km radius at a speed of m/s. The mass of a proton is kg.
What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the proton?
What is the magnitude of the centripetal force on the proton?
The Sun orbits the Milky Way galaxy once each years, with a roughly circular orbit averaging a radius of light-years.
Calculate the centripetal acceleration of the Sun in its galactic orbit.
Calculate the average speed of the Sun in its galactic orbit.
A particle’s centripetal acceleration at the instant . The particle is executing uniform circular motion about an axis, at a distance of 5.0 m from the axis. What is the particle’s velocity at ?