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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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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course MIE 310 taught by Professor Corradopoli during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Spring '08