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# Locomotion-Jan20-Ave - PHYS 1L03 Winter 2010 McMaster...

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Unformatted text preview: 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 One-Dimensional Motion Velocity: • is a vector. • indicates how fast and in what direction an object is moving. • is the rate of change of an object’s displacement. • Depends on both the displacement and the time interval PHYS 1L03, Winter 2010, McMaster University, R. Nejat One-Dimensional Motion Average Velocity: defined as t x t t x x v i f i f average Δ Δ = − − = r r r r Position-versus-time graph PHYS 1L03, Winter 2010, McMaster University, R. Nejat One-Dimensional Motion Average Velocity: ( omitting vector signs ). • Average velocity is the slop of the straight line connecting two points on the position vs time graph ....
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