Oolite's core stations all rotate at the same speed, which is something I thought had been changed - ho-hum!
Having had to tinker with the station bundle after an update, I mention this again - surely, the three station types should rotate at slightly different speeds?
In the core they are defined to be the same, but I think they should be different, due the stations are of different sizes. I'm having a bit of a trouble understanding the selected station_roll. It's 0.08 and the comment says "1G at rim". I can't get that to match with any of the stations. I admit that my kinematics is a bit rusty, so there might be an error somewhere in my calculations.
I first checked the collision radii of the stations as that seems to be a decent estimate of the radius on the rim. I get:
The wiki states that the angle is measured in right-angles/second. So in radians/seconds the angular velocity would be w = 0.08 * pi/2. = 0.04 * pi.
The acceleration at the distance of R would be a = w^2 * R. Solving it with respect to R gives R = a / (w^2). Letting a = 9.81 amd w = 0.04 * pi results R = 621.22551. That's a bit far from coriolis station's radius
Is there an error somewhere here?