Notes Heavy symmetrical top with one point fixed We can select a particular set of body axes such that the off-diagonal elements vanish and the expression of inertia only contains the diagonal elements. These axes are known as ...

Notes Effect of coriolis force on a projectile shot along the earth's surface Let P represent a location on the earth's surface at latitude λ. Take into account a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system with P as the swiftly fixed origin. The system's z ...