Coriolis Acceleration

This Demonstration shows the Coriolis acceleration vector acting on a point particle with variable radial velocity . The particle is in the groove of a disk spinning with variable angular velocity . Time can be set from zero to two seconds. The Coriolis acceleration vector is scaled to half its actual size.

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