[volt-nuts] physical explanation of the tilt effect?
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Sep 19 10:28:19 UTC 2010
In message <4C95DD5C.3080307 at freenet.de>, "Dr. Frank Stellmach" writes:
>In the case of of an XTAL, one can explain this (known) orientation
>effect by the Coriolis force[...]
It has nothing to do with the Coriolis force, it is the force of gravity
adding stress to the X-tal, no more, no less. The "2G turnover" effect
is instantaneous. See John R. Vigs Quartz Crystal Tutorial.
>For the LTZ, I do not see a similar physical relation at the moment, do you?
I would personally suspect the effect is mainly thermal.
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