what is tangential acceleration

what is tangential acceleration

Grade:12th pass

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Ananthasayanam Thiruvenkatachary
36 Points
8 years ago
the linear acceleration of a particle at any point on the curved path. 
Tangential acceleration is a measure of how the tangential velocity of a point at a certain radius changes with time
SI unit of tangential acceleration is radian /sec2
461 Points
8 years ago
The tangential acceleration is a measure of the rate of change in the magnitude of the velocity vector, i.e. speed, and the normal acceleration are a measure of the rate of change of the direction of the velocity vector.

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