# what is the formula to find radius of curvature of projectile?

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Rahul askIITiansExpert.IITR
110 Points
14 years ago
Just at that time,when you have to calculate the radius of curvature,  just see the net force which is responsible for the circular motion. Equate it to mv^2/r to get the radius.

the above method is very straightforward and with this method you can calculate the formula as well.

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Udit Kumar Swami
11 Points
7 years ago
For a curve y, The radius of curvature(r)= ((1+(y`)^2)^(3/2))/y``********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
Kashish
36 Points
7 years ago
Radius of curvature at any point = (u^2 cos^2 theta)/(g cos^3 alpha)Where theta is angle of projection with the horizontal and alpha is the angle made by the velocity vector with horizontal at the given point.
Rishi Sharma
askIITians Faculty 646 Points
4 years ago
Dear Student,
Please find below the solution to your problem.

Just at that time,when you have to calculate the radius of curvature, just see the net force which is responsible for the circular motion. Equate it to mv^2/r to get the radius.

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