Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 10 - Think and Discuss: 99

Answer

Yes, the design will provide artificial gravity in a direction away from the CM of the two capsules. The inward force exerted by the "floor" of the capsule on the occupants' feet is the centripetal force that keep them moving in a circle.
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