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When Vehicle Power Dictates Acceleration

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One interesting problem when dealing with a vehicle of a certain mass is to determine what is required in order to get the maximum acceleration while going…
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Frenet Equations in 2-D Which Result in the Cornu Spiral

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This Insights article is intended as an introduction to the Frenet-Serret equations by showing an interesting application that results for a case in two-dimensional…
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Why Is Acceleration Due to Gravity a Constant?

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This question has popped up many times. So here is an attempt to address it.To answer this question at the elementary level, a number of assumption…