Locomotion-Jan17-Ave - Locomotion Motion Kinematics...

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PHYS 1L03, Winter 2010, McMaster University, R. Nejat Locomotion Kinematics Concepts: Position & Displacement Velocity & Speed Acceleration Motion in one Dimension Free Fall Physiological Detection of Acceleration Chapter 2 Pages: 16-23, 27-29 PHYS 1L03, Winter 2010, McMaster University, R. Nejat Motion The Cheetah is running. Can we analyze its motion? PHYS 1L03, Winter 2010, McMaster University, R. Nejat Motion These images of a bird in flight show the bird’s position as a function of time. The bird’s flight! Q: What kind of motion can you verify for this bird’s flight? PHYS 1L03, Winter 2010, McMaster University, R. Nejat Motion What kind of motion can you verify for this bird’s flight? The bird’s flight! A: Pick a point on the bird’s body and determine how its position change with time. PHYS 1L03, Winter 2010, McMaster University, R. Nejat Motion • In any motion, we deal with: –Where is the object? • Position –How far has the object moved from where is was?
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