where
v = dR/dt = dR/ds * ds/dt =
T * ds/dta = dv/dt = dT/dt * ds/dt +
T * = = d T/dt * (ds/dt)^2 + T * d T/ds = K*N, K is the radius of curvature.rho, where rho is the radius.a = K(ds/dt)^2 * N +
* Ta = aN * N +
aT * TaN = K*(ds/dt)^2 = K | v|^2 = (|v|^2)/aT =
= d| from above is the
centripetal acceleration.v|/dtaN
Created by Milos Borojevic on 3/8/95 Edited by on Lawrence C. Weintraub 3/13/95 Send comments using the feedback page |

Carlos Rodriguez <carlos@math.albany.edu> Last modified: Wed Oct 23 14:41:22 EDT 1996