Forces AP

# Forces AP - Forces Qu es un Force? A push or a pull The...

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Forces ¿ Qué es un Force? A push or a pull

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The Four Fundamental Forces in Nature 1. Gravitational 1. Electromagnetic 1. Strong Nuclear 1. Weak Nuclear

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Galileo 1564 - 1642 Was a Copernican Convicted of Heresy 1633 Pardoned by Pope in 1992
Galileo Studied Falling Bodies Theorized what was later to be known as Newton’s first law of motion http://galileo.rice.edu/

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Sir Isaac Newton 1642 – 1727 Developed three Laws of Motion Invented Calculus Take that Leibniz
Newton’s Laws of Motion 1. An object at rest will remain at rest, an object in motion remain in motion with a constant velocity unless acted on by a net external force.

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Newton’s Laws of Motion 1. The acceleration of a body is proportional to the net force on the body AND proportional to the inverse of the body’s mass.
Newton’s Laws of Motion 1. For every force there is an equal but opposite force F head on hand F hand on head

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Everyday Forces 1. Weight : This is the force of gravity. Or gravity acting on a mass w = mg 2. Normal Force : The force a surface applies to an object. It is ALWAYS perpendicular to surface
Everyday Forces 1. Tension : The force applied by a rope. Or the force in a rope. Ropes only pull. 2. Applied Force : A force applied by some object, like a person, that does not fall into any previous category 3. Friction : The force a surface applies that resists motion or an applied force

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## This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course PHYS 1320 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at North Texas.

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