Physics XI Content

1. What will happen to the value of ‘g’ if the earth stops rotating?

Variation of ‘g’ due to rotation is given by
g = g’ – ω2R

If earth stops rotating then ω=0 then

g = g’- 0 = g’

Therefore, the value of ‘g’ increases if the earth stops rotating.

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