Propulsion - Faster acceleration Friction Good or Bad?...

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Propulsion
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What is it? Propulsion is the act of moving forward or onward. Example: Rowing a boat Propeller
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Physics!! Energy Power Output Inertia Friction Torque
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Energy Potential Energy Energy stored in an object Kinetic Energy Energy of Motion
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Power Output How quickly power is released
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Inertia Resistance that an object has to change in its state of motion Heavy vehicle = More pulling force Slow acceleration Lighter vehicle = Less pulling force
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Unformatted text preview: Faster acceleration Friction Good or Bad? Surface Friction The rubbing of two surfaces in contact with one another Good or Bad? Fluid Friction Caused by an object trying to move the air out of the way. Good or Bad? Torque Something that produces or tends to produce torsion or rotation. What does that mean? How will you use this to your ADVANTAGE?!?!? Make your mouse trap car go the distance!...
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