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Title: Introduction to Rotating Frames of Reference
Url: http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Srotfram.htm
Creator: Stern, David P. (David Peter), 1931-
Publisher: David P. Stern
Description: This web page, authored and curated by David P. Stern, 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.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Atomic physics. Constitution and properties of matter -- Relativity physics
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Dynamic meteorology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Coriolis force
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research -- Problems, exercises, examinations
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Coriolis force / effect
Physics -- Relativity
Physics -- Rotation
Physics -- Relative motion
Mechanical engineering -- Centrifugal
Date Issued: 2008-05-20
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Dr. David P. Stern
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-04-28 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-04-27 15:04:11 (W3C-DTF)
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