Homework Help: Goldstien problem 4.22

1. Nov 23, 2007

freesom

hi

i need the answer for problem 4.22 in classical dynamics for goldestien erd edition

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as soon as possible

projectile is fired horizontally along the earths surface . Show that to a first approximation the angular deviation from the direction of fire resulting from the Coriolis force varies linearly with time at rate
( W*COS(a) )

where W is angular frequency of the earth rotation and a is the colatitude , the direction of deviation being to the right in nothern hemisphere

Last edited: Nov 23, 2007
2. Nov 23, 2007

Gokul43201

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