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Gravity and Centrifug. Force

  1. Jan 24, 2013 #1
    What would the force of gravity really be, without the Earth's rotation providing centrifugal force?

    (In terms of current g-force)
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  3. Jan 24, 2013 #2


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    hi quicksilver123! :smile:
    come on, you can work this out for yourself …

    ω = 2π/60*60*24,

    and the centrifugal force is mω2r towards the earth's axis (ie not vertical) :wink:
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