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The Coriolis Force and the Trade Winds Gaspard Gustave de Coriolis

The Coriolis Force and the Trade Winds Gaspard Gustave de Coriolis

Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis or Gustave Coriolis (21 May 1792 – 19 September 1843) was a French mathematician, mechanical engineer and scientist. He is best known for his work on the supplementary forces that are detected in a rotating frame of reference. See the Coriolis Effect. Coriolis was the first to coin the term "work" for the transfer of energy by a force acting through a distance....

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