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written by David Stern
These web pages provide an explanation of forces in accelerating reference frames. Topics include centrifugal force and what is felt in vehicles that are speeding up or slowing down. This is part of "From Stargazers to Starships", an extensive web site that introduces physics and astronomy using topics in space exploration and space science.
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© 2005 David Stern
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acceleration, centrifugal, centripetal, circular motion, frames of reference
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Metadata instance created September 26, 2005 by Henry Bradsher
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D. Stern, (2005), WWW Document, (http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Sframes2.htm).
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D. Stern, Accelerated Frames of Reference: Inertial Forces (2005), <http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Sframes2.htm>.
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Stern, D. (2006, March 25). Accelerated Frames of Reference: Inertial Forces. Retrieved April 20, 2014, from http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Sframes2.htm
Chicago Format
Stern, David. Accelerated Frames of Reference: Inertial Forces. March 25, 2006. http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Sframes2.htm (accessed 20 April 2014).
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Stern, David. Accelerated Frames of Reference: Inertial Forces. 2005. 25 Mar. 2006. 20 Apr. 2014 <http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Sframes2.htm>.
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