Normal/Tangential coord

by 600burger
Tags: coord, normal or tangential
600burger is offline
Oct10-06, 06:46 PM
P: 65
Using normal and tangential coord the the tangential acceleration of any point on earth is 0, correct?
Phys.Org News Partner Science news on
Cougars' diverse diet helped them survive the Pleistocene mass extinction
Cyber risks can cause disruption on scale of 2008 crisis, study says
Mantis shrimp stronger than airplanes
Mindscrape is offline
Oct10-06, 06:52 PM
P: 1,877
Normal and tengential, coord? I don't quite know what you mean by that, but you are right that since the earth spins with a constant velocity, there will be no tangential acceleration.

Register to reply

Related Discussions
circular motion(Normal-Tangential) Advanced Physics Homework 8
Tangential/Normal Components etc. Engineering, Comp Sci, & Technology Homework 2
Dynamics - Normal and Tangential Coordinates Advanced Physics Homework 12
tangential and normal Introductory Physics Homework 7
tangential and normal components Introductory Physics Homework 22