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Homework Help: Goldstien problem 4.22

  1. Nov 23, 2007 #1

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


    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
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  3. Nov 23, 2007 #2


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