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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acceleration

Acceleration, in physics, is the rate of change of velocity of an object with respect to time. ... If the car turns, an acceleration occurs toward the new-direction. .... and the normal or radial acceleration (or centripetal acceleration in circular motion, ...

www.answers.com/Q/When_centripetal_acceleration_occurs_an_object

The velocity of an object moving at a constant speed but in a circular motion due to a centripetal force is constantly changing direction (because velocity is a ...

www.khanacademy.org/science/physics/centripetal-force-and-gravitation/centripetal-acceleration-tutoria/a/what-is-centripetal-acceleration

Learn what centripetal acceleration means and how to calculate it. ... The figure below shows an object moving in a circular path at constant speed. ..... High centripetal acceleration significantly decreases the time it takes for separation to occur ...

www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=chapter-10-section-2-quiz-acceleration-holt

Acceleration can mean. A. Speeding up. B. Slowing down. C. Changing direction. D. All of the above. 2. Centripetal acceleration occurs because an object is. A.

www.dummies.com/education/science/physics/how-centripetal-acceleration-keeps-an-object-moving-in-a-constant-circle

By Steven Holzner. In physics, when an object travels in uniform circular motion, its speed is constant, which means that the magnitude of the object's velocity ...

www.quora.com/Is-an-object-accelerating-if-it-has-a-constant-speed-but-changes-direction

Acceleration is defined as change in velocity with respect to time. It's also (sort ... Thus, if either speed or direction change then the object IS by definition accelerating. ... changed in direction at every instant by the centripetal force of your hand.

theory.uwinnipeg.ca/physics/circ/node6.html

Centripetal Acceleration. Consider an object moving in a circle of radius r with constant angular velocity. The tangential speed is constant, but the direction of the ...

socratic.org/questions/does-uniform-circular-motion-has-constant-acceleration

The force acting on the object is constant in uniform circular motion and equal to ... The direction of acceleration is in the same direction as the centripetal force, ...

bemidji.k12.mn.us/~kyle_McMartin/FOV2-00102608/Measuring%20Motion.pptx?Plugin=Loft

But an object's motion is not always in the same direction as its acceleration. Ex. When an ... Centripetal Acceleration: acceleration that occurs in circular motion.