Mon July 16, 2012 By:

what is centripetal force? give an example sir

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Tue July 17, 2012
Centripetal force is the force which makes a body follow a circular curved path.
It is orthogonal to the direction of velocity.
Eg. for a stone tied to a string and is revolved around, then tension in the string gives the necessary centripetal force to make the stone go round in circle
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