uniform circular motion


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uniform circular motion

[′yü·nə‚fȯrm ′sər·kyə·lər ′mō·shən]
(mechanics)
Circular motion in which the angular velocity remains constant.
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Uniform circular motion is a physical possibility in both micro and macro scales and this has been confirmed empirically.
In the case of observers at rest in accelerated reference frames in either rectilinear or uniform circular motion, the time rate of change of kinetic energy is zero and thus no additional fictitious power cause is needed to explain the state of motion.
This is because the time rate of change of the kinetic energy of a body moving with constant linear velocity, or even in uniform circular motion, is zero.

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