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P09-05: Tidal Effects

P09-05: Tidal Effects


This explains why we have tides in the oceans, in air, even in the land itself--although NOT in lakes.

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Along with the videos below, take a look at this TUTORIAL and this SCREENCAST to help you understand the material.  Lastly, here is a GRAVITY CALCULATOR  from the  University of Nebraska-Lincoln Astronomy Education Group that will give you the actual force values between different objects.  Kind of a neat website.

Source: Hewitt, P. G. (2015). Conceptual Physics (12th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.

Lunar Tidal Effects

Solar Tidal Effect Plus Air and Land Tides