centripetal acceleration

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the acceleration toward the center that holds a satellite in elliptical orbit

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During the drops, riders experience three gravity forces as the centripetal acceleration presses three times a rider's body weight downward into the seat.
The AHRS-8 also provides revolutionary centripetal acceleration error correction that drives the highest level of accuracy in the most dynamic situations," he added.
That is, the centripetal acceleration at the surface of a structure is:
The centripetal acceleration relation for circular orbits [v.
That was more like it," Maine told his team, while ribbing them for missing a question on centripetal acceleration.