Circular Motion


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Discover the properties of centripetal force, circular motion, and static friction all without ruining a real record player.

Topics and Objectives:

  • How does circular motion affect friction and forces?
  • Test the difference between four metal disks and cylinders at different speeds.
  • Discover the relationship between force and angular speed.


Preset Unknowns:

  • Coefficients of friction for each metal.




Additional Info

  • Category: Mechanics