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P10-03: Circular Orbits

P10-03: Circular Orbits

Description:

Extending our discussion of satellites, we will look at the first type of stable orbit.

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Tutorial

ASSIGNMENT

For this assignment, watch the video lessons first, then play with this INTERACTIVE FIGURE.  This SCREENCAST also links Newton's Cannon and our previous knowledge on satellites with this topic quite nicely.

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

My Explanation of Circular Orbits

The Author's Explanation of Circular Orbits

Source: HEWITT, P. G. (2015). CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS (12TH ED.). BOSTON, MA: PEARSON.