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## Main Question or Discussion Point

I've been lurking on PF for awhile now, but I reckon I'd benefit by actually trying to participate in the discussion and by asking my own questions once in awhile so, Hi all!

In my second year I took a module on Classical Mechanics, and one of the things we covered was the Coriolis Theorem. Now I know this isn't the only non-inertial frame, and maybe it has even more unusual properties due to being a rotating frame, but I want to know about Newton's Laws in this context and generally in the context of non-inertial frames.

I know that in a rotating frame Newton's First and Second Laws do not hold; this is trivial from the theorem. My understanding is that Newton's Third Law also does not hold. But Newton's #3 encapsulates conservation of momentum, and we certainly don't want to lose that. This must mean that momentum is transferred elsewhere. Is it in the rotation of the frame of reference?

(I have more to ask, but I'll wait for some replies before I convince you I'm totally crazy! )

In my second year I took a module on Classical Mechanics, and one of the things we covered was the Coriolis Theorem. Now I know this isn't the only non-inertial frame, and maybe it has even more unusual properties due to being a rotating frame, but I want to know about Newton's Laws in this context and generally in the context of non-inertial frames.

I know that in a rotating frame Newton's First and Second Laws do not hold; this is trivial from the theorem. My understanding is that Newton's Third Law also does not hold. But Newton's #3 encapsulates conservation of momentum, and we certainly don't want to lose that. This must mean that momentum is transferred elsewhere. Is it in the rotation of the frame of reference?

(I have more to ask, but I'll wait for some replies before I convince you I'm totally crazy! )

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