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Geometry and the Foucault Pendulum

by John Oprea

Year of Award: 1996

Publication Information: The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 102, 1995, pp. 515-522

Summary: The author presents "the behavior of the Foucault Pendulum as a simple consequence of doing Calculus on the sphere."

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About the Author: John Oprea was at Cleveland State University at the time of publication.


Subject classification(s): Index
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008