Skip to main content

Formula Uniform circular motion Velocity    Angular velocity    Radius

Formula
Formula: Uniform circular motion
Centripetal acceleration - circular motion
Hover the image! Get this illustration
Centripetal force perpendicular to angular velocity
Hover the image! Get this illustration

Velocity

Unit
Orbital velocity of the body on the circular path at a certain distance from the axis of rotation.

Angular velocity

Unit
Angular velocity is the change of the angle per second. The greater the angular velocity, the faster the body rotates (greater orbital velocity).

Radius

Unit
Radius of the circular path. The further away the body is from the axis of rotation (larger radius), the faster the body rotates.