# Centrifugal force/Related Articles

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## Parent topics

- Inertial forces [r]: Forces introduced to enable the use of the laws of motion in accelerating frames of reference, such as rotational frames
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## Subtopics

- Centripetal force [r]: The force directed normal to the path of a moving body that enables the body to navigate the curvature of the path
^{[e]} - Coriolis force [r]: An inertial force upon a moving object that is perpendicular to its velocity as that is seen from a rotating frame of reference, and also to the axis of rotation.
^{[e]} - Foucault pendulum [r]: A pendulum demonstrating the Earth's rotation as it maintains its plane of motion independent of movement of its suspension attached to planet Earth.
^{[e]} - Clairaut's theorem [r]: A theorem describing the figure of the Earth as an oblate spheroid.
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