1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data 2. Relevant equations Coriolis Accel = 2*v*w Where w is the angular velocity and v is the linear velocity. 3. The attempt at a solution I really just need help on understanding how the Coriolis acceleration in this problem is depicted. My dynamics book is extremely confusing on this part, so much so that my professor advised us to not even read it. His simple explanation was that the coriolis accel. is found by rotating your linear accel in the direction of the rotation by 90 degrees. In this problem, there are two angular velocities being applied, so I'm confused as to which one affects the coriolis accel. Also, I would really appreciate just a basic explanation of what the coriolis accel. is, as my professor just gave us the eqn. and the little tip on finding it. Thank you!