Coriolis effect formulated

(15 words)
  • Editors

Historical Context Note

Gaspard de Coriolis (1792-1843) examines motion on a spinning surface and deduces the Coriolis effect.

Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.

Citation:
Editors. "Coriolis effect formulated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6277, accessed 29 August 2014.]