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published by the University of New South Wales
written by Joe Wolfe
This web page provides an introduction to coriolis forces.  It includes topics such as the motion of wind and ocean currents, the rotation of the Earth, and forces.  Diagrams are integrated with text to promote understanding of important concepts.  

This tutorial is part of the PhysClip collection of web-based resources on introductory mechanics, electricity, and magnetism.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Relative Motion
= Coriolis Effect
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Upper Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Illustration
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- Learners
- Educators
- General Publics
- text/html
- image/gif
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2007 School of Physics, University of New South Wales, Australia
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Australia License.
Keywords: coriolis force, force, multimedia, rotation
Record Cloner: Metadata instance created March 9, 2009 by Alea Smith
Record Updated: Feb 04, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
Last Update
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December 21, 2007
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AIP Format
J. Wolfe, (University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2007), WWW Document, (http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/coriolis.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
J. Wolfe, Physclips: Coriolis Forces (University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2007), <http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/coriolis.html>.
APA Format
Wolfe, J. (2007, December 21). Physclips: Coriolis Forces. Retrieved July 25, 2014, from University of New South Wales: http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/coriolis.html
Chicago Format
Wolfe, Joe. Physclips: Coriolis Forces. Sydney: University of New South Wales, December 21, 2007. http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/coriolis.html (accessed 25 July 2014).
MLA Format
Wolfe, Joe. Physclips: Coriolis Forces. Sydney: University of New South Wales, 2007. 21 Dec. 2007. 25 July 2014 <http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/coriolis.html>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Author = "Joe Wolfe", Title = {Physclips: Coriolis Forces}, Publisher = {University of New South Wales}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {25 July 2014}, Month = {December 21, 2007}, Year = {2007} }
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