Tag Archives: Circular Motion

The Physics of Weightless Flight

Ever wanted to know how those vomit comet planes simulate weightlessness?

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Circular Motion – The Wall Of Death

For shear terror, you have to watch this clip from the Diamond Maruti Car Circus in Delhi So how does a car drive around in a horizontal circle? Well for a start, friction is needed to keep the car form … Continue reading

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Circular motion – looping the loop

During the school holidays I enjoyed a trip to the circus. All good fun & always there’s some Physics! The highlight for me was the Globe of Death – three motorbikes riding in circles in a spherical cage. (Something like … Continue reading

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Circular motion podcast

Acceleration, Calculating accelerations, Turning & angles, Circular motion on an inclined bank, Vertical circular motion, Staying in the circle. Download the notes. Download the video.

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