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I have a problem that somewhat mimics an

orbital mechanics problem, but I'm struggling

with seeing the light. My engr math is very

rusty and could use some insight.

Problem Description:

Assume a point rotating non-uniformally

on the circumference of a circle, similar to

a planet around the sun. The exception being

the rotation is at a constant radius. Now,

assume that non uniform time is measured between

points A,B & C, where A,B & C are exactly 120 degrees

apart. So t(AB),t(BC),t(CA) are different.

Is there a closed form equation that would calculate

the resultant vector? Not sure I am explaining this

properly and this may be a very simple exercise in

trig/geometry, however, I cannot seem to figure this

out. If someone is familiar with this, I should could

use some help. Thanks.

Jim

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# Calculation of NonUniform Circular Motion

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