High School Physics

circular motion

Satellite & Circular Motion & understanding of Geostationary Satellite

We will discuss here the circular motion of satellites, state of free fall of satellites, types of orbits, geostationary satellite and low Earth orbit satellites. Satellites undergo circular motion Satellites orbiting the Earth, including the Moon, are examples of objects undergoing circular motion. In this case of circular motion, the centripetal force is provided by […]

Angular Motion & Linear Motion Quantities – derivation of 3 relations

In this post, we will focus on the definitions of circular motion and linear motion first which will show their basic differences as well. In addition to this, we’ll derive a couple of important relationships between the quantities of circular motion and linear motion. We will derive the following:a) Relationship between angular displacement and linear displacementb) […]

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