Centripetal Force Calculator

Formula: Centripetal Force: (ƒ) = mv2 r 

Enter the unknown value as ‘ x ‘

Mass (m) = Kg

Radius (r) = m

Velocity (v) = m/s

Centripetal Force (f) = N

Answer =


Centripetal Force Calculator is a free online tool that displays the centripetal force of an object. BYJU’S online centripetal force calculator tool makes the calculation faster and also it displays the object’s centripetal force in a fraction of seconds.

How to Use the Centripetal Force Calculator? 

The procedure to use the centripetal force calculator is as follows:

Step 1: Enter the mass, velocity, radius and x for the unknown in the input field

Step 2: Now click the button “Calculate the unknown” to get the centripetal force

Step 3: Finally, the centripetal force of an object will be displayed in the output field

What is Meant by the Centripetal Force?

In Physics, the centripetal force is defined as a force which is needed for an object to move in a circular or a curved path, and also which is directed towards the centre of curvature or the axis of rotation in which the body is moving. It is one of the important properties of a moving object. In general, centripetal means towards the centre. The centripetal force formula is given by

Centripetal force, F = mv2 /r


m = mass of the object

v = velocity of the object

r  = radius


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