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Linear Velocity vs Uniform Velocity

  1. Apr 21, 2014 #1
    I was hoping someone could help clarify. Does uniformly increasing velocity also mean linearly increasing velocity?

    I found terms where it used uniform exponential. So I'm confused as to whether the word "uniform" used alone would also refer to a linear change.
     
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  3. Apr 21, 2014 #2
    What is the context?
     
  4. Apr 21, 2014 #3
    Oh apologies. It for the basic one dimensional motion. Would it be correct for this statement "the velocity increases uniformly" to also mean that the increment is linear?
     
  5. Apr 21, 2014 #4
    In other words, the acceleration is constant. Yes, I think it does mean that.
     
  6. Apr 22, 2014 #5
    Many thanks.
     
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