tangential acceleration


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tangential acceleration

[tan′jen·chəl ak‚sel·ə′rā·shən]
(mechanics)
The component of linear acceleration tangent to the path of a particle moving in a circular path.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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