Q. 18

Give one example each of central force and non - central force.

Answer :

Central force:


Central force is a force which always directed at a fixed point either away or towards it and its magnitude depends upon the distance of body from the centre


Example: Gravitational force of attraction


Non - central force:


Non - central force is not directed towards or away from a fixed point.


Example: Magnetic force on a current carrying loop


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