Table of Contents
- Circular Motion Definition
- Rotational Motion Definition
- Circular Motion and Rotational Motion Difference
- Did You Know?
- What’s Next?
In our previous segment, we learned about motion and the first type of motion, which is
In this segment, we will learn about the other types of motion – Circular motion and Rotational motion.
What is Circular motion?
The motion of an object along the circumference of a circle is a Circular motion. It can also be defined as the motion of an object moving in circles.
An object tied to a rope and swirled in circles, satellites orbiting the Earth are some examples of circular motion.
Car moving in circular motion
What is Rotational motion?
A body spinning about a fixed point is said to be in Rotational motion. This fixed point is called the Axis of rotation.