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  1. the external force required to make a body follow a curved path

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 8, 2008
  2. - the real force that acts on a body to curve its motion

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  3. Hence centripetal force is a kinematic force requirement, not a particular kind of force, like gravity or electromagnetic force. Isaac Newton's description is found in the Principia

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  4. Many different examples are examined, one being the following: Any force (gravitational, electromagnetic, etc.) (or combination of forces) can act to provide a centripetal force

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  5. An example for the case of uniform circular motion is shown in Figure 1

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