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Chapter 2: OneDimensional Kinematics
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Outline
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21 Position, Distance, and Displacement
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22 Average Speed and Velocity
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23 Instantaneous Velocity
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24 Acceleration
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25 Motion with Constant Acceleration
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26 Applications of the Equations of Motion
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27 Freely Falling Objects
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View Full Document What we will do today:
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The most important things to
understand in Chapter 2.
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How to use this information to solve
problems.
TA’s Information
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Name: Tatiana Brusentsova
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Office hours
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View Full Document Major Concepts
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Position, distance and displacement
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Speed and velocity
– Average
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Instantaneous
– Constant
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Acceleration
– Average
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Instantaneous
– Constant
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Graphs of position versus time, velocity versus time, and
acceleration versus time
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Equations of motion with constant acceleration
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Free fall
Warning Areas:
Speed vs. Velocity
Distance vs. Displacement
Constant Velocity vs. Constant Acceleration
How the physics is described, step by step.
t
x
v
avg
∆
∆
=
Constant speed:
vt
x
x
+
=
0
t
v
a
avg
∆
∆
=
Constant acceleration:
at
v
v
+
=
0
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t
v
x
t
t
v
x
x
avg
avg
+
=

+
=
0
0
0
t
a
v
v
avg
+
=
0
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Constant Speed
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This note was uploaded on 08/16/2011 for the course PHY 2053 taught by Professor Vellaris during the Fall '08 term at University of Central Florida.
 Fall '08
 Vellaris
 Physics, Acceleration

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