fictitious force


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fictitious force

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In these figures, the fictitious force in his left arm--from dragging "arm and ball"--is clearly seen.
The centrifugal force (literally the force fleeing the center) is a fictitious force made up by us in a non-Newtonian frame of reference.
I hope we can get away from fictitious forces someday
The use of a fictitious force in this context was somewhat less controversial than the portrayal of the real Flying Squad on The Sweeney.
For a random point P, with the mass mP, the d'Alembert's fictitious force is ([epsilon] = [?
The angle between the d'Alembert's fictitious force and a line parallel with the Ox axis is given by:
The package, considered as being pressed into the passenger's stomach by a fictitious force, does not react (via Newton's Third Law of Motion, action and reaction) upon the source of the fictitious force, for no such source exists.
As spoken of by contemporary physicists, inertial or fictitious forces, though related to Newton's vis inertiae, do not have exactly the same meaning, though for both, a body's inertia is acknowledged as a true source of the phenomena under consideration.
Creating a large fictitious force deployed in southeastern England helped accomplish this objective.
The plot consisted of reporting the movements of the non-existent British Fourth Army and the First US Army Group (FUSAG) as they prepared to invade the Pas de Calais area - along with another fictitious force heading for Norway.
Besides the difference in metaphysics, the alternative to Newton's second law given by equation (26) offers an advantage in resolving some philosophical issues regarding the foundations of Classical Mechanics and in particular the need to consider fictitious forces when applying Newton's Second Law in non-inertial reference frames.