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An imaginary force sometimes used to simplify calculations involving rotating systems, such as the movement of air, water and projectiles over the surface of a rotating earth.
A definition of the Coriolis force including maths from Eric Weisstein's World of Physics.
Revision pages for UK GCSE level covering forces, moments and pressure. Clear and well presented, includes animated diagrams and questions.
The driver of a car on a curve is in a rotating reference frame and they could use "centrifugal" force to explain why a mug and the carton of eggs on the seat beside them tend to slide sideways.
This page allows you to calculate the force with which an object impacts the ground.
All four of the fundamental forces involve the exchange of one or more particles.
Frictional resistance to the relative motion of two solid objects is usually proportional to the force which presses the surfaces together as well as the roughness of the surfaces. Since it is the ...
A useful page explaining the Coriolis force and its effects.
Relative scale models of an atom, descriptions of size and density of the nucleus and the strong force, with good links to other sites
Java Applet showing constant velocity motion of an object up an inclined plane - showing magnitudes and angles of forces to demonstrate vector nature of forces
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