What are central forces and how do they make objects spin or turn?
- A centripetal force makes an object follow a circular path.
- The moment of inertia is the resistance of an object when the speed of rotation is changed.
- The axis of rotation is the line around which an object spins.
- Centripetal force is used by satellites and fairground rides.
Rollercoasters, Waltzers, The Sticky Wall.
Fun fairground attractions that use a physical force to thrill and excite.
A centripetal force is what you experience when you turn at speed.
You feel one when you turn a corner in a car, and when you go round corners on a rollercoaster.
A centripetal force makes ...
Please log in to view and download the complete transcript.