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Who introduced the concept of variable velocity?

  1. Jun 4, 2009 #1
    hi.
    I want to know that....
    who introduced the concept of variable velocity?

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  3. Jun 4, 2009 #2
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    [tex]l = \int_{t0}^t v dt[/tex]

    instead of just t*v? I think we will never know... It's hardly to determine a point at which one could say "here a concept has been introduced", too.
     
  4. Jun 4, 2009 #3

    Vanadium 50

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    As soon as the words "moving slowly" and "moving quickly" were in the language, we had the concept, so it was probably some cavenman. Thag Jones, perhaps.
     
  5. Jun 5, 2009 #4
    What is variable velocity?
     
  6. Jun 7, 2009 #5
    Can anyone give answer?
    which scientist introduced the concept of variable velocity?
     
  7. Jun 8, 2009 #6

    Pengwuino

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    What do you mean "variable velocity"? It doesn't take a scientist to know that something can travel at a changing velocity! Consider what you do when you slow down from a run to just a walk :)
     
  8. Jun 8, 2009 #7

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    Newton and Leibniz taught us how to show it mathematically.
     
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