Gravity and Tides

These are some simple notes on the gravitational cause of tides, which I put together for an RYA Yachtmaster evening class. (No, I'm not yet up to that standard, but it's a topic which causes some confusion, and I thought my explanation might be clearer than some others I've seen.)

You can look at either of

Unfortunately, HTML is not the ideal medium for rendering text containing equations: the second of these pages contains lots of (small - less than 3K) images and even so may not format very tidily. So as an alternative you can download the whole thing as a zipped Word 6 document

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