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 Form 4 Physics uniform circular motion online lessons

The centrifuge as used in uniform circular motion

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The centrifuge:
-It consists of a small metal container tubes which can be electrically or manually rotated in a circle.
-If we consider two particles of different masses m1and m2 each of them requires a centripetal force to keep it in circular motion, the more massive particle require a greater force and so a greater radius and therefore it moves to the bottom of the tube.
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-This method is used to separate solids and liquids faster than using a filter paper.


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