Publication date: Dec 2004
Definition of the inertial forces in the framework of the optical reference geometry is applied to the stationary and axially symmmetric Kerr-de Sitter spacetimes. The attention is restricted to the inertial forces acting on particles moving along circular orbits in the equatorial plane of these spacetimes. It is shown, where the gravitational force vanishes, and where the centrifugal force vanishes independently of velocities of test particles. The Coriolis force does not vanish for a non-zero velocity.
Kovář, Jiří; Stuchlík, Zdeněk;