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What is transactional acceleration? Conceptual Question

  1. Oct 27, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    What is transactional acceleration?

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution
    I have been looking for it all over the internet and I can not find an explanation for it that is easy to understand
     
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  3. Oct 27, 2014 #2

    jedishrfu

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    Are you sure it isn't translational acceleration?

    As an example, a falling object has translational acceleration but a spinning object does not.

    http://www.g9toengineering.com/resources/translational.htm

    I saw a reference the hardware acceleration of transactional memory but Im sure thats not what you're looking for.
     
  4. Oct 27, 2014 #3
    THIS IS WHAT I AM READING

    Equilibrium of a Rigid Body


    A rigid body is in equilibrium if it has zero transactional acceleration and zero angular acceleration
     
  5. Oct 27, 2014 #4

    gneill

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    Must be a typo. It should be translational acceleration.
     
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