Coriolis effect

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(physics) an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of reference experiences the Coriolis force acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation

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The two vibrating tubes rotate around the two fixed end points, creating a Coriolis effect when mass flows through.
The first to use three-dimensional models, Barranco investigated the Coriolis Effect, the same mechanism that produces cyclones and tornadoes on earth, and vertical shear.
The depressions are filled from all sides, and air currents are deflected to the right by the Coriolis effect.
Cyclones breed where sea-surface temperatures (SSTs) exceed 27 [degrees] C, in latitudes where the Coriolis effect from the Earth's rotation is strong enough to spin up a large, rising mass of warm humid air.
Earth's rotation creates a force known as the Coriolis effect, which moves the jet stream - and any balloonist hitching a ride - from west to east around the globe.
Gyration's gyro technology utilizes the Coriolis Effect to sense rotation in two axes simultaneously, allowing devices to work with the most common human movements for devices: pointing and rotating the wrist.
The system instantly analyzes multiple complex ballistic variables including range, wind, target velocity, shot angle, rifle cant, temperature, pressure and Coriolis Effect to deliver a perfect firing solution.
One passage describes the author's amazement at witnessing the Coriolis effect in a ship's toilet.
Coriolis effect extraction is key to the design of rotational MEMS components such as gyroscopes or angular rate sensors used for platform stabilization (for example in automotive applications and for video camera image stabilization) and navigation systems, as in GPS (global positioning systems).
Over 20 ballistic variables including range, wind, target velocity, shot angle, rifle cant, temperature, barometric pressure, and the Coriolis effect are instantly calculated to create a perfect firing solution, represented by a blue "X".
The Coriolis effect was first documented in 1835 by French mathematician Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis.
Presumably, the Coriolis effect keeps the bubble moving to the right in the Purdue labs and to the left in the Australian labs.
In fact, efforts have been made to present a mathematical method by studying Coriolis effects in structures with very high rotating speed.
The increase in Coriolis effects is due to the lowering of the Fermi level, then these effects depress the odd spin states relative to the even spin states.
The reason for this behavior is that the centripetal and Coriolis effects are upwards in a concave beam.