Generalized potential for apparent forces: the Coriolis effect


Benedetto E., Bochicchio I., Corda C., Feleppa F., Laserra E.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS, vol.41, no.4, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1088/1361-6404/ab806d
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Aerospace Database, Compendex, INSPEC, zbMATH, DIALNET
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No

Abstract

It is well known, from Newtonian physics, that apparent forces appear when the motion of masses is described using a non-inertial frame of reference. The generalized potential of such forces is rigorously analyzed, focusing on their mathematical aspects.