# Tidal force Calculator

## Calculate the gravitational and tidal forces of the moon and the sun, and their respective ratios of those at apogee to those at perigee. | ||

Gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance, and tidal power is the cube of the distance. The tidal force of the moon is about 2.2 times larger than that of the sun. The ratio of the tidal force of the apogee and perigee is about 1.4 by the elliptical orbit of the moon. |

Tidal force

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- Purpose of use
- need units of tidal force calculations

[1] 2017/11/08 10:30 Female / Under 20 years old / High-school/ University/ Grad student / A little /

- Purpose of use
- Used to calculate a tidal force, added equations to a physics presentation

[2] 2017/05/22 08:01 Male / - / High-school/ University/ Grad student / Very /

- Purpose of use
- Calculate tidal force effects on water bodies on Earth going back in time (when the moon was closer to Earth).
- Comment/Request
- Excellent calculator.

[3] 2017/02/25 23:27 Male / 40 years old level / An engineer / Very /

- Purpose of use
- To corroborate calculations of tidal force on Proxima b.

[4] 2016/08/27 00:33 Male / 50 years old level / Others / Very /

- Purpose of use
- Calculation of tidal force on fictional star+world+moon system.

[5] 2015/08/28 12:20 Male / 30 years old level / Others / Very /

- Purpose of use
- learn basik heat stresses of tides

[6] 2014/12/01 14:37 Male / 60 years old level or over / An engineer / Very /

- Purpose of use
- needed the equations for tides and the answers
- Comment/Request
- would be great to have the working out to demonstrate how you got the answers.

[7] 2014/11/06 18:46 Female / Under 20 years old / High-school/ University/ Grad student / A little /

- Purpose of use
- Trying to determine if something large, say, Mimas, in LEO would cause much of a tidal effect on Earth.

[8] 2014/03/03 13:16 Male / Under 20 years old / High-school/ University/ Grad student / A little /

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