Normal/Tangential coord

by 600burger
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600burger is offline
Oct10-06, 06:46 PM
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Using normal and tangential coord the the tangential acceleration of any point on earth is 0, correct?
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Mindscrape is offline
Oct10-06, 06:52 PM
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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.

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