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Effect of spin on a ball travelling through air

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Hello, im trying to find a formula relating to how spin affects a ball traveling through the air, but i cant find anything but qualative descriptions. Does anyone have a formula related to this? maybe something that calculates the different pressures at each side of the ball. Thanks

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nevermind, found a formula

Its called the Magnus Force if anyone wants to know, has the formula

Fmag = S wxv

wxv is the cross product of w and v and S is just a coefficient

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