P08-01a: Introduction to Circular Motion

P08-01a: Introduction to Circular Motion


This is an introduction to circular/rotational/angular motion.  The first part links rotational motion with linear motion and explains the concept of tangential speed.

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Go to this link: INTERACTIVE FIGURE to see the turntable in action, and play with it!

Source: Hewitt, P. G. (2015). Conceptual Physics (12th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.

08-01: Introduction to Circular Motion