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Applied Geophysics – Gravity theory and measurement Theory and measurement Reading: Today: p11 - 22 Gravity: Applied Geophysics – Gravity theory and measurement Theory of gravity Use two of Newton’s laws: 1) Universal law of gravitation:
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Unformatted text preview: 2) Second law of motion: We can combine them to obtain the gravitational acceleration at the surface of the earth: Is the Earth’s gravitational acceleration a constant? 2 E E R GM g = 2 2 1 r m Gm F = mg F =...
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course PHYSICS 384 taught by Professor Wei during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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