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Hello sir,
I wanted to know that if there is any mathematical relation between centrifugal force and gravitational force ?? i have searched a lot but couldn't able to find a satisfactory answer.

It's not a mathematical relation, it's called the Equivalence Principle in physics.  There's no difference in physics between acceleration and gravitation.  There are many tests of what are called the strong and the weak equivalence principle, you should start your search there on hyperphysics and wikipedia and in any texts on general relativity.


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I can answer most basic physics questions, physics questions about science fiction and everyday observations of physics, etc. I'm also usually good for science fair advice (I'm the regional science fair director). I do not answer homework problems. I will occasionally point out where a homework solution went wrong, though. I'm usually good at explaining odd observations that seem counterintuitive, energy science, nuclear physics, nuclear astrophysics, and alternative theories of physics are my specialties.


I was a physics professor at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, research in nuclear technology and nuclear astrophysics. My travelling science show saw over 20,000 students of all ages. I taught physics, nuclear chemistry, radiation safety, vacuum technology, and answer tons of questions as I tour schools encouraging students to consider careers in science. I moved on to a non-academic job with more research just recently.

Ph. D. from Duke University in physics, research in nuclear astrophysics reactions, gamma-ray astronomy technology, and advanced nuclear reactors.

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