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Contravariant components and spherical component of acceleration 
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Jan112, 06:20 AM

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Hello
i know how to derive the components of acceleration in other coordinates like spherical start here : and at last we have : also , i know that acceleration is a contravariant vector : but when i use that definition i don't derive the above result for acceleration !? and reach to a different results so what is my mistake ? 


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Jan112, 07:34 AM

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Jan112, 09:52 AM

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for example :
that it is different with the corresponding spherical component if we use the covaraint unit vector the problem will be solved ! and both solution will have unique result is it correct ? 


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Jan112, 10:18 AM

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Contravariant components and spherical component of acceleration
is with respect to contravariant unit vectors. 


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Jan112, 09:16 PM

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Thank you



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