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[itex]a/t[/itex] is called "jerk", or change in acceleration.

What would this graph look like as a qualitative position/time graph? (Assuming constant jerk)

And to take it further, what would a jerk/time graph look as a position/time graph?

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- Thread starter Ritzycat
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[itex]a/t[/itex] is called "jerk", or change in acceleration.

What would this graph look like as a qualitative position/time graph? (Assuming constant jerk)

And to take it further, what would a jerk/time graph look as a position/time graph?

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You mean "da/dt" the time derivative of acceleration.a/t a/t is called "jerk", or change in acceleration.

A horizontal line.(Assuming constant jerk

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(dv/dt) would be a line with a slope equal to the value of the jerk.

(dr/dt) would similar to x^2 graph.

(r vs t) would be similar to x^3 graph.

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