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Hello all,

I was hoping to get some help on this difficult question I encountered. Thanks in advance.

Cheers.

"Imagine you are taking a ride on a horizontally spinning carousel. Suppose that at a certain moment, you are moving with linear speed [itex]\vec{v}[/itex] and

[itex]\frac{d}{dt}\vec{v}=\vec{b}+.5\vec{v}[/itex] where [itex]\vec{b}â \vec{v}=0[/itex].

Let [itex]\vec{C_t}(t)[/itex] denote the tangential component of the Coriolis force exerted on your body at time t and let its magnitude equate 1. Calculate

[itex]\frac{d}{dt}|\vec{C_t}|^2(t) [/itex]

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The normal component of angular velocity is constant.

3. The attempt at a solution

[itex]\vec{C_t}(t)=-2\vec{\Omega}\times\vec{v}[/itex]

I really don't know where to even begin. I can't seem to get any questions regarding the Coriolis effect.

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# Homework Help: The Tangential Coriolis Force

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