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Unformatted text preview: Applications of Newton’s Laws of Motion Newton’s Topics of Discussion Topics Equilibrium & Newton’s Laws of Motion Nonequilibrium Equilibrium Equilibrium
An object is in equilibrium when it is not An equilibrium accelerating, that is, the sum of the forces acting on a body vanish. acting ∑
∑ ∑ F= 0 vector form vector Fx = 0 component form F y = 0 NonEquilibrium NonEquilibrium
An object is in nonequilibrium when it is An nonequilibrium accelerating, that is, it is obeying Newton’s Second Law. Second ∑
∑ ∑ F = ma vector form vector Fx = ma x component form Fy = ma y ...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2010 for the course PHY 2053 taught by Professor Hardy during the Spring '10 term at University of Southern Maine.
 Spring '10
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