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What are some good equations to find acceleration?

  1. Jan 30, 2004 #1
    what are some good equations to find acceleration?
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  3. Jan 30, 2004 #2


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    f=ma of course.
  4. Jan 30, 2004 #3
    Let d = distance, v = velocity and a = acceleration
    Then v =d(d)/dt
    a = d(v)/dt
    a = second derivative of d.
  5. Jan 31, 2004 #4
    [tex] \vec a= \frac{dv_x}{dt} i +\frac{dv_y}{dt}j +\frac{dv_z}{dt}k [/tex]

    wherei, j, k are unit vectors along x,y and z directions
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2004
  6. Feb 11, 2004 #5
    Thanks for the help

    thanks for helping me.
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