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University of Tennessee, Knoxville Department of Physics and Astronomy
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This page details several ways the weather is affected by the Earth's rotation. It includes explanations of the Coriolis force, major wind patterns, and how cyclones are formed,…
  
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Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Spinning Brains, an article from NASA, explains the Coriolis force and how humans can adapt to it. The article discusses the concept of rotating spaceships and the research being…
  
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C. Nave
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This web page contains explanations and examples of the Coriolis and centrifugal forces. The page incorporates many diagrams and links to other similar examples to explore. This…
  
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J. Wolfe; Publisher: University of New South Wales
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This web page provides a multimedia introduction to rotation. It includes topics such as rotational kinetic energy, rotational kinematics, moment of inertia, torques, Newton's laws…
  
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W. Fendt
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This simulation by Walter Fendt enables the user to investigate a carousel by changing variables and observing the resulting motion. The simulation enables the user to visualize the…
  
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C. Nave
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This Hyperphysics website gives an explanation of centripetal force, offering formulas and diagrams of example problems. A number of links are also provided for further information.
  
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Publisher: NASA Glenn Research Center
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This NASA site provides directions for building a version of Hero's engine using a soda can. Construction is easy and the engine spins nicely. Links provide other rocket-related…
  
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Publisher: T. Henderson
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This webpage discusses the role of centripetal acceleration and centripetal force. The site also provides an animation to show how circular motion requires an inward force. Links to…
  
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F. Hwang
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This webpage contains an applet on circular motion. The simulation portrays a ball on a string swinging in a circle. The radius of the circle can be changed, and conservation of…
  
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C. Nave
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This item is a short introduction to the concept of torque and how it influences the rotational motion of an object. It also contains links to more advanced materials involving…
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