Does Euler Force Affect Flight Experiments on Earth?

In summary: The angular acceleration of the Earth acts on the measurer, not on the plane, so I don't know if enumerate it or not, because the Euler force doesn't affect to the plane.
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Hello! I am currently starting my thesis, and I would be pleased if you could help me.
As it is an ficticious force for non inertial frame, the Euler force affects every movement measured from the surface of the Earth.
But, it is related to the angular acceleration changes of our planet, so, Does it affect to a plane?
I mean, angular acceleration changes affect experiments that take place on the surface.
Sorry for my English! I know I am not good explaining myself.
Thank you for your replies.
 
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superyuby said:
But, it is related to the angular acceleration changes of our planet,
The Euler force is related to angular acceleration itself.

superyuby said:
Does it affect to a plane?
The angular acceleration of the Earth is tiny, and negligible in most applications.
 
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A.T. said:
The Euler force is related to angular acceleration itself.

The angular acceleration of the Earth is tiny, and negligible in most applications.
Thank you for yout answer!
Yeah, I know that the angular acceleration is tiny, but I have to mention every force that act on a plane, including fictious forces.
Would you say that a plane is affected by the Euler Force?
Because the plane is not on the surface of the Earth, and this Euler forces would not affect because the plane is not ON a inertial frame wouldn't day?
I am a little bit confused
 
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superyuby said:
I have to mention every force that act on a plane, including fictious forces.
In the reference frame of the Earth? You can pick some other frame where the Euler force on the plane is huge. But in the frame of the Earth it's like nothing. Compute it and see.
 
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A.T. said:
In the reference frame of the Earth? You can pick some other frame where the Euler force on the plane is huge. But in the frame of the Earth it's like nothing. Compute it and see.
Yeah, every force is measured from the surface of the Earth. This is, the angular acceleration of the Earth acts on the measurer, not on the plane, so I don't know if enumerate it or not, because the Euler force doesn't affect to the plane.
But I am not sure about my afirmations.
 
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Is the Earth's rotation accelerating? It seems pretty constant to me.
 
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superyuby said:
This is, the angular acceleration of the Earth acts on the measurer, not on the plane,
The angular acceleration of the chosen reference frame determines the Euler force on all objects in an analysis based on that frame.
 
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Khashishi said:
Is the Earth's rotation accelerating?
The rotation is changing negligibly, due to tidal torques, seasonal mass redistribution etc.
 
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Khashishi said:
Is the Earth's rotation accelerating? It seems pretty constant to me.
It has a little bit acceleration, but it is extremely tiny. You can search "Tidal acceleration". The Tidal forces that are caused by the Moon are decreasing in a very very small quantity the rotation frequency of the Earth. So, the fictious force to compensate this effect if we make experiments on the surface of the Earth is called the "Euler Force"
But I don't know if it act on planes, which are not on the surface :L

Thank you for the answer!
 
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A.T. said:
The angular acceleration of the chosen reference frame determines the Euler force on all objects in an analysis based on that frame.
Thank you! That was one of my options. I was so confused because the definition of the Euler Force. As it's based on the acceleration of the Earth, I did not know if it affects on objects on the surface and in the air in the same way.
 

1. Does the Euler Force affect the trajectory of an object in flight?

Yes, the Euler Force, also known as the Coriolis Force, is a result of the Earth's rotation and can affect the trajectory of an object in flight. This force causes a deflection to the right in the Northern Hemisphere and to the left in the Southern Hemisphere.

2. How does the Euler Force affect flight experiments on Earth?

The Euler Force can impact the results of flight experiments on Earth by causing the trajectory of the object to deviate from the expected path. This can make it challenging to accurately measure and analyze the data collected during the experiment.

3. Can the Euler Force be accounted for in flight experiments?

Yes, the Euler Force can be accounted for in flight experiments by considering the Earth's rotation and its impact on the trajectory of the object. Scientists can use mathematical equations and modeling to predict and adjust for the effects of this force.

4. Is the Euler Force the only factor affecting flight experiments on Earth?

No, there are other factors that can affect flight experiments on Earth, such as air resistance, wind, and gravity. The Euler Force is just one of many forces that can impact the trajectory and behavior of an object in flight.

5. Are there any similarities between the Euler Force and the Magnus Effect?

Yes, both the Euler Force and the Magnus Effect are caused by the rotation of the Earth. However, the Magnus Effect is specific to the spinning of a rotating object, while the Euler Force is a result of the Earth's rotation on an object in motion.

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