Acceleration Next: Motion with constant velocity Up: Motion in 1 dimension Previous: Ve-locity Acceleration The conventional definition of acceleration is as follows: Acceleration is the rate of change of velocity with time. This definition ...

Motion with constant acceleration Next: Free-fall under gravity Up: Motion in 1 dimension Previous: Motion with constant velocity Motion with constant acceleration Motion with con-stant acceleration occurs in everyday life whenever an object ...

... with constant acceleration Next: Projectile motion Up: Motion in 3 dimensions Previous: Motion with constant velocity Motion with constant acceleration An object moving in 3 dim-ensions with constant acceleration possesses a vector ...

... ( 417 ), are (421) The magnitude of this acceleration is approximately (422) According to the above equation, the centrifugal acceleration causes the magnitude of the apparent gravitational acceleration on the Earth's surface to vary ...

4-velocity and 4-acceleration Next: The current density 4-vector Up: Relativity and elect-romagnetism Previous: Proper time 4-velocity and 4-acceleration We have seen that the quantity transforms as a 4-vector under a general Lorentz ...

Vector velocity and vector acceleration Next: Motion with constant velocity Up: Motion in 3 dimensions Previous: Diagonals of a parallelogram Vector velocity and vector acceleration Consider a body moving in 3 dimensions. Suppose that we ...

Worked example 12.2: Acceleration of a rocket Next: Worked example 12.3: Circular Up: Orbital motion Previous: Worked example 12.1: Gravity Worked example 12.2: Acceleration of a rocket Question: A rocket is located a distance 3.5 times the ...

... Another consequence of centrifugal acceleration is that the apparent gravitational accel-eration on the Earth's surface has a horizontal component aligned in the north/south direct-ion. This horizontal component ensures that the apparent ...

4-velocity and 4-acceleration Next: The current density 4-vector Up: Relativity and elect-romagnetism Previous: Proper time 4-velocity and 4-acceleration We have seen that the quantity transforms as a 4-vector under a general Lorentz ...