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CBSE - XI Science - Physics - System of Particles and Rotational Motion

pseudo force

Asked by 18th September 2009, 1:23 AM
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Pseudo force is an apparent force that acts on all masses in a non-inertial frame of reference, such as a rotating reference frame. The force F does not arise from any physical interaction but rather from the acceleration a of the non-inertial reference frame itself. Due to Newton's second law in the form F = m a, fictitious forces always are proportional to the mass m acted upon.

Answered by Expert 18th September 2009, 2:30 PM

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