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Unformatted text preview: the direction of θ here is opposite that of its equivalent angle in the previously given coordinate system- this is responsible for the difference in signs in the acceleration terms : According to Wikipdedia In spherical coordinates the position of a point is written, Its velocity is then, and its acceleration is,...
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- Spring '08
- Geographic coordinate system, Coordinate system, Spherical coordinate system, Wikipdedia, acceleration terms