I have the following equation for potential energy. Actually it's for the effective potential energy.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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'V'(r) = - \int F(r) dr - \int \frac{L^{2}}{m r^{3}}dr[/tex]

[tex]

'V'(r) = V(r) + \frac{L^{2}}{2 m r^{2}}

[/tex]

Where does the second term on the right come from? What does it have to do with potential energy?

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# Homework Help: Effective Potential and Angular Momentum

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