At It Again

“Eq. (19) is the assumption used by Bohr in 1913 that the attractive Coulomb potential between the electron and proton of an H atom is equal to the centripetal acceleration. ”

No, no, no! Firstly, the potential is not a force; it gives rise to a force. Secondly, that force is not ‘equal to’ the centripetal force: it is the centripetal force!

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