L02a - 1 / 11 Physics 111 Lecture 2a You must learn from...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 / 11 Physics 111 Lecture 2a You must learn from the mistakes of others. You cant possibly live long enough to make them all yourself. Sam Levenson Motion Motion Displacement Speed velocity Acceleration Question Practice problems 2 / 11 Things move Kinematics: study of motion Chapter 2 will focus on motion in one dimension Any description of motion involves three basic concepts: Displacement Velocity Acceleration Displacement Motion Displacement Speed velocity Acceleration Question Practice problems 3 / 11 Nearly the first thing you do in any Mechanics problem is to define a coordinate system Choosing a proper coordinate system can make a huge difference In one dimension it is rather easy: Choose an origin Choose a positive direction x is defined as the position compared to the origin Displacement x is defined as difference between positions: x = x 2- x 1 (1) Distance d is the total length travelled....
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course PHYS 111 taught by Professor Madrid during the Winter '08 term at Ohio State.

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L02a - 1 / 11 Physics 111 Lecture 2a You must learn from...

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