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Circular Motion

  1. Oct 18, 2005 #1
    Author: Dr. Donald Luttermoser of East Tennessee State University

    III. Motion in One Dimension
    A. Displacement.
    1. The displacement of an object is defined as the change in its
    2. It is given by the difference between its final and initial coordinates:
    x  xf − xi = displacement. (III-1)
    3. Displacement is a vector quantity =) has direction and magnitude:
    ~x  ~xf − ~xi . (III-2)
    Example III–1. A car starts at a position 30 m from a stop
    sign and continues past the stop sign until it comes to rest 120 m
    past the sign. What is its displacement?

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    Last edited: Aug 13, 2014
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  3. Jun 5, 2008 #2
    This is a nice document as i understood the circular motion,velocity and acceleration.However i want to know the a=v^2/r derivation?

  4. Jun 5, 2008 #3
    Wow! Thanks Greg, this is exactly what is in my syllabus, but it goes a bit more in depth.
  5. Sep 10, 2008 #4
    Hey Greg thanks for the lecture notes.
  6. Jan 9, 2009 #5
    thanks fot you lexture
  7. Nov 12, 2009 #6
    thanks for your lexture.
  8. Nov 17, 2009 #7
    this is godsent, thanks
  9. Dec 3, 2009 #8
    thank you for your lexture!
  10. Jan 27, 2010 #9
    You have my gratitude for posting this. This is exactly what I needed help on (sophomore in Pre AP physics).
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