Vertical circular motion

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  1. Uniform vertical circular motion

    A 0.315 kg ball attached to the end of a 0.700 m string is swung in a vertical circle so that it has a constant speed of 4.50 m/s. What is the tension in the string at the top and bottom of the circular path?

    1. Minimum speed to keep an object on a vertical circular path

      A 0.245 kg ball is attached to the end of a 0.950 m string and swung in a vertical circle. Find the minimum speed the ball needs at the top of the path to continue travelling in a circle.