3 examples of Inertia of direction

As we have already discussed that the inertia of direction is defined as the inability of a body or object to change its direction of motion by itself. That is external force is required to change its direction of motion. Let us discuss the 3 examples of inertia of direction:

  1. Mud through rotating wheels: we have seen that the rotating wheels of a vehicle throughout mud in a tangential direction. This is due to inertia of direction. This is the reason that the mud guards are provided in vehicles over the wheels to stop this mud so that to protect the clothes. Continue reading “3 examples of Inertia of direction”