This tutorial uses a Java simulation to help explain the direction of the acceleration in uniform circular motion. This item is part of a larger collection of physics simulations sponsored by the MAP project (Modular Approach to Physics).
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Keywords:Informal Education,Higher Education,Motion in Two Dimensions,NSDL,uniform circular motion,Physics,Undergraduate (Lower Division),centripetal acceleration,centripetal,circular motion,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Technology,Vocational/Professional Development Education,centripetal motion,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905112202812T,Classical Mechanics
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