(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A particle of massmis confined to move, without friction, in a vertical plane, with axesxhorizontal andyvertically up. The plane is forced to rotate with constant angular velocity [tex]\Omega[/tex] about theyaxis. Find the equations of motion forxandy, solve them, and describe the possible motions.

F_{cor}=2mv[tex]\times[/tex] [tex]\Omega[/tex]

This is listed in a section of the homework titled "The Coriolis Force." However, when I think about the problem, the only fictitious force that I can see applying here is centrifugal. Any motion in the y direction will be parallel with Omega, and therefore the cross product will be zero, and any motion in the x direction will cause the cross product to be in the z direction. I'm confused, because the problem is in the section where the problems should involve the Cor. force, so I would like confirmation that I'm correct.

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# Homework Help: Coriolis force on rotating plane

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