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Newton's law of gravitation

Newton's law of gravitation

Author: Wenting Cheng
  1. Describe the relationship between gravitational force and centripetal force
  2. Apply Newton's law of gravitation to the motion of an object in circular orbit around a point mass
  3. Solve problems involving gravitational force, gravitational field strength, orbital speed and orbital period
  4. Determine the resultant gravitational field strength due to two bodies

Understanding Newton's law of gravitation, gravitational field strength


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