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centripetal force
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  • When most people think of centrifugal force, physicists think of centripetal force.
  • What I think of on this point is, when self is the fixed point the centripetal force is balanced with the centrifugal.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • The centripetal force on our planet is still fearfully strong, Alyosha.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • And she had a shamed recollection of the way in which, a few hours since, she had felt the centripetal force of their standards.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth

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  • Traveling feet-first along the ladder, he soon had to grip it in earnest as the centripetal force of the rotating ship took hold.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • The motion of an object in a circle requires that there be a force directed toward the center of the circle (sometimes called a "centripetal force").
    Annenberg Learner  --  Amusement Park Physics
  • Gravitational forces are always directed downward upon a rider’s body; thus, gravitational forces cannot meet this centripetal force requirement.
    Annenberg Learner  --  Amusement Park Physics
  • As she climbed "up" the ladder to the center of the ship, the centripetal force on her diminished to zero.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • The seat must supply the centripetal force, pushing upwards on the rider with a force greater than gravity’s downward pull.
    Annenberg Learner  --  Amusement Park Physics
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