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Unformatted text preview: ISP209s8 Lecture 3-1- Today Announcements: HW#2 is due Wednesday by 8:00 am Extra Credit project #1 in on the LONCAPA website is also do next Wednesday at 8:00 am R e v i e w What is Force? Introduction ISP209s8 Lecture 3-2- Scalars, Vectors, and Tensors (Stress tensor) Stress is defined as the force per unit area. In a solid object each point has three values of stress (up, left, right) The stress tensor describes the stress at all points in an object http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Stress_tensor.png ISP209s8 Lecture 3-3- Motion Position location relative to the center of a coordinate system (0,0). 2 miles NE Displacement the difference between two positions Velocity rate of change of position. This means changing direction as well. Acceleration rate of change of velocity. If either the magnitude of the velocity or its direction are changing, the object is accelerating. ISP209s8 Lecture 3-4- Review 2 4 6 8 10 Time s H L...
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This note was uploaded on 07/25/2008 for the course ISP 209 taught by Professor Sherrill during the Spring '07 term at Michigan State University.

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