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Corriolis Effect

  1. Feb 2, 2008 #1
    What effect would the Corroilis force have on a man walking in a football field? Would he veer to the right? Thanks.
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  3. Feb 2, 2008 #2
    Coriolis will make you veer toward the equator depending on which way you're walking.

    It is orthogonal to both the rotation of the earth, and your direction of travel.
  4. Feb 2, 2008 #3

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    This looks like homework. What do you think would happen?
  5. Feb 3, 2008 #4
    Thanks for the help!
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