radial acceleration


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radial acceleration

[′rād·ē·əl ak‚sel·ə′rā·shən]
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One would expect that the planets will oscillate about the QCM equilibrium orbital radii throughout their history, never settling at the exact radius at which no further radial acceleration would occur.
The third is the frequency modulation term because of the target's radial acceleration ignoring the effect of the target's radial acceleration on the phase variety during the fast time.
A piezoelectric sensor (ICP) is not suited to measure the radial acceleration of the pendulum under exam, because it removes the DC component of the output, which is nonnull.
It is worth mentioning here that a wormhole has attractive nature if [a.sup.r] > 0; that is, an observer must move with an outward-directed radial acceleration in order to avoid being dragged by the wormhole.