What are some good equations to find acceleration?

1. Jan 30, 2004

jrguy86

what are some good equations to find acceleration?

2. Jan 30, 2004

Staff: Mentor

f=ma of course.

3. Jan 30, 2004

Digit

Let d = distance, v = velocity and a = acceleration
Then v =d(d)/dt
and
a = d(v)/dt
a = second derivative of d.

4. Jan 31, 2004

himanshu121

$$\vec a= \frac{dv_x}{dt} i +\frac{dv_y}{dt}j +\frac{dv_z}{dt}k$$

wherei, j, k are unit vectors along x,y and z directions

Last edited: Jan 31, 2004
5. Feb 11, 2004

jrguy86

Thanks for the help

thanks for helping me.