Lecture 16 The Coriolis Force(1)

Velocity is composed of the original velocity v as

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Unformatted text preview: video: hCp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcPs_OdQOYU&NR=1 2)  Model with perspecWve from inerWal and rotaWonal frame of reference and shows affects of change in angular velocity of the disk hCp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49JwbrXcPjc&feature=related History l༆  First reconciled by a French scienWst Gaspard- Gustave Coriolis in 1835 l༆  Not a true force in inerWal frame, but a real force when you are in a rotaWng frame of reference l༆  Total centrifugal force can be decomposed to two components: 1.  Centrifugal force – along the radial direcWon, pushing an object away from the centre 2.  Coriolis force – acWng perpendicularly to the velocity of the object as viewed in the rotaWng view of reference 17 RotaWng Frame of Reference 18 l༆  Simplified Earth – approximate to spherical shape ω = Earth’s axis...
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