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Particle Moving on a Rotating Disk
This Demonstration shows the trajectory of a particle moving on a disk rotating with constant angular velocity, until the particle gets to the edge of the disk. The particle undergoes Coriolis acceleration.
Contributed by:
Enrique Zeleny
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Particle Moving on a Rotating Disk
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Published: April 29, 2007
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