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Circular Motion Time Graphs

  1. Feb 25, 2010 #1
    Hi guys,

    I am very new to the forum (and physics itself). I have only started my O'levels but am a deep physics enthusiast for interesting problems.

    When you have circular motion, and you take the displacement from a point on the circle, what type of:

    Velocity-time graph
    Acceleration-time graph

    does it create? I know it has something to do with the graphs creating sine or cosine waves but am not sure why and for which one.

    I know it accelerates - and since the speed is the same, wouldn't the velocity be 0 because it goes in circles and ultimately the displacement is 0?

  2. jcsd
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