A force which acts on a body which is travelling in a circular path is called centripetal force.
centrifugal force centripetal force
direction Along the radius of the circle, Along the radius of the
from the center towards the object towards the center.
Example Mud flying off a tire; children .Satellite orbiting a pushed out on a roundabout planet
Defined byChistiaan Hygens in 1659 Isaac Newton in 1684