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B Having difficulty in understanding vertical circular motion?

  1. Sep 17, 2016 #1
    I am having trouble understanding the concepts of vertical circular motion , though I solve all the numericals , but I think I am lacking the basic concepts of VCM.
    Explain how I can master this topic?????
     
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  3. Sep 17, 2016 #2

    sophiecentaur

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    At what level do you want to "master" it?
    Do you want a way to describe the motion all the way round? Do you want to consider the Energy at the top and the bottom? What?
     
  4. Sep 17, 2016 #3
    What exactly are you having trouble with?
     
  5. Sep 18, 2016 #4
    I am basically having trouble in understanding most of the conceptual questions.!!!
     
  6. Sep 18, 2016 #5

    sophiecentaur

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    You would need to be a bit more detailed if you want any joy on this thread.
    Circular motion in a horizontal plane needs to be understood first. Do you recognise the formula F = v2/r means and appreciate what it implies? You have to get involved in the Maths of this is you want anything but the most basic appreciation of circular motion.
     
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