This web page describes forces in rotating frames of reference and the effects of the coriolis and centrifugal forces. A lesson plan is provided for instructors. This web page is part of "From Stargazers to Starships,"an extensive web site about physics and astronomy motivated by the topics of space exploration and space science. Translations in French and Spanish are available.
%0 Electronic Source %A Stern, David %D March 13, 2006 %T Rotating Frames of Reference in Space and on Earth %V 2014 %N 28 July 2014 %8 March 13, 2006 %9 text/html %U http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Srotfram.htm
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